HiPiHi

  • HiPiHi Opens Its Doors To The Public

    HiPiHi, China’s answer to Second Life has opened its doors to the public with a beta test that includes free features. We first wrote about HiPiHi in August 2007 when the company called for the establishment of virtual world standards and interoperability. German’s are famed for their ability to clone sites, but the Chinese aren’t far behind; HiPiHi looks and feels like… Read More

  • IBM And Linden Lab Team For Virtual World Interoperability

    IBM And Linden Lab Team For Virtual World Interoperability

    IBM and Linden Lab (the company behind Second Life) will announce a new partnership at the Virtual Worlds Conference in San Jose today that will focus on virtual world interoperability. The initial focus of the joint effort will be the ability to allow users to use a single virtual persona (or Avatar) across multiple virtual platforms, with seamless interworld transactions to be considered… Read More

  • HiPiHi Seeks To Standardize 3D Worlds And Develop Interoperability

    HiPiHi Seeks To Standardize 3D Worlds And Develop Interoperability

    China’s answer to Second Life, HiPiHi, announced at the State of Play V conference in Singapore Monday its intentions to work towards standardized 3D worlds, with an aim of eventually delivering interoperability between various platforms. HiPiHi said it would cooperate with “global leaders in the Internet and communication industry to establish a set of relevant hardware and… Read More