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03/05/08 - Open Cobalt application made available for community-based development

posted Feb 25, 2010, 8:18 PM by Julian Lombardi   [ updated Feb 25, 2010, 8:19 PM ]
Open Cobalt is an emerging open source and multi-platform metaverse browser and toolkit application being built using the open source Croquet SDK. A pre-alpha build of the Cobalt application is being made freely available to the emerging virtual worlds community by Duke University and its partners. The development partners which include The University of Minnesota, The University of British Columbia, Duke University, Wake Forest University, North Carolina State University, and The University of North Carolina among others. The intent of this effort is to foster a viable broad-based community software development effort leading to secure and open source virtual world technologies supporting the needs of education and research.