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Links for Tuesday, August 18, 2009

  • Second Life Blogs: Introducing the LLMedia API – “We’re constantly working to enhance the Second Life experience, and I wanted to share an exciting development I mentioned in my keynote yesterday at SLCC: today’s release of the LLMedia API, which lets developers create plug-ins for the Second Life Viewer to bring new media-rendering capability to Second Life.
  • Second Life Wiki: Media Rendering Plugin Framework – “With this branch of the Second Life Viewer, Linden Lab introduces the ability for third-party developers to create media rendering plugins to display rich media content inworld. The Viewer provides this capability by loading media rendering plugins at runtime.
  • Avatar Planet: SLCC 2009 Day Two – “Jeff Barr of Amazon Web Services gave a fascinating talk – ok, fascinating to technical people – about using the Linden scripting language LSL together with PHP to collect data about objects in Second Life.“* – “**“
  • Pocket Lint: Microsoft LifeCam Cinema Goes 720p – “This is the first consumer webcam to support 720p video at 30fps. That’s the full 1,280×720, unlike some other attempts at so called HD video for some 2 Megapixel webcam’s that only managed 960×720 which isn’t really HD.