Metaverse1 project received silver 2011 ITEA2 Outstanding Achievement Award

Recently the Metaverse1 project received the Silver 2011 ITEA2 Outstanding Achievement Award at the ITEA2 / Artemis co-summit in Helsinki after a final plenary project presentation. About 15 candidate projects were in the running to receive this price.

Metaverse1 project deals with the interoperability between Virtual worlds (as for example Second Life, World of Warcraft, IMVU, Active Worlds, Google Earth and many others) and the Real world (sensors, actuators, vision and rendering, social and welfare systems, banking, insurance, travel, real estate and many others) and delivered a standardized global framework.

Through the development of this project, Vicomtech-IK4 has contributed actively on the specification of avatars of the new international MPEG-V standard.