Five 3D Virtual Environments for the Enterprise

These immersive virtual environments offer low-cost, easy-to-set-up, browser-based corporate meeting spaces.
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Immersive virtual environments such as Second Life and some enterprise-friendly alternatives have traditionally required users to download special software and learn a difficult user interface. But several companies are working to change that, offering business-friendly virtual meeting platforms that work right in a Web browser, no software download required, with prices starting at around $50 a month.

Immersive virtual meeting environments allow participants to use avatars to walk around a virtual environment, and are useful tools for collaborating on and prototyping 3D designs, such as new products, buildings, or factories.

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