The more lifelike an avatar is, the closer this method is to a traditional sting operation, and is that really legal? In the case of Sweetie, dispatching the avatar was controversial not only because it was so lifelike, but also because it came from a nongovernmental organization.
But now, with the advent of digital 3D technology being installed in cinemas worldwide, and the fact that the choice of films in 3D is not only broader but much better, audiences need only head to a multiplex and put on the glasses to immerse themselves in what is proving to be a wholly new way to enjoy the latest studio blockbuster. It is a far cry from the 3D experience of the 1950s. It is pin-sharp, laser-sharp, crystal-clear 3D imagery," says Mark Batey, chief executive of the Film Distributors' Association.
Increasingly though, these online zones like "Second Life" are also becoming places where commerce is happening. Now, in hopes of capturing the power of this new platform while avoiding potentially embarrassing incidents, IBM is taking the unusual step of establishing official guidelines for its more than 5,000 employees who inhabit "Second Life" and other online universes.
IBM appears to be the first corporation to create rules governing virtual worlds.
This is the same trick I have used in my freebie butterflies, fairies and hummingbird projects, and now you will know how the trick works. Read the post and make you own bee for collecting pollen! But a simple trick will let you move your avatar off the edge. I made a set of sculpts and a nice demo of this effect in an off-sim dance floor.
There is a template included so you can make your own wings. In addition, I've modified a camera control script that you can add to existing pose balls.