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Sunday, September 8 • 9:30am - 10:20am
Viewers and OpenSimulator Panel

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There are a number of viewers (3D graphical clients) that support connection to OpenSimulator grids as well as the Linden Lab grid. In this panel, representatives from Firestorm (firestormviewer.org), Kokua (kokuaviewer.org) and Singularity (singularityviewer.org) will talk about the OpenSimulator-specific features of their viewers and the advantages and challenges of working with the platform. There will also be a discussion of how they see the metaverse landscape evolving and what they would like to see in the future, both in terms of viewer and server-side features.

Moderators
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Justin Clark-Casey

President, Overte Foundation
Justin Clark-Casey is a software consultant working in the emerging field of open-source virtual environments and the Metaverse. He has been a core developer on the OpenSimulator project since 2007, responsible for features such as OpenSimulator Archives (OARs) and NPCs as well as numerous bug fixes, release management and general steering of the project. In this time, he has worked with numerous organizations, including Intel Corporation, Sandia... Read More →

Speakers
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Cinder Biscuits

Ultimate Gaming Europe, AB
Cinder Biscuits is a the technical director of YrGrid. She has made numerous contributions to several virtual world viewers including Second Life Viewer, Phoenix-Firestorm Viewer, Alchemy, and Singularity and is an active virtual world evangelist. Cinder has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Utah and enjoys writing and painting in her free time.
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Liru Faers

LSL Bridge, Singularity Viewer
Liru Faers (also known as Inusaito Kanya) is a member of both the Alchemy Viewer and the Singularity Viewer development teams. Though she has only been working on Singularity Viewer for around three or four years now, she has been using simulated worlds for seven years. Liru manages efforts to localize the viewer, provides viewer support through various chat channels, and monitors the issue tracker. When she isn't working on viewer development... Read More →
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Latif Khalifa

Singularity Viewer
Latif Khalifa participated in the development and is the current maintainer of Libopenmetaverse (originally known as  LibSL) which provided the initial communications framework for Opensim. He created Radegast Meraverse client and is currently taking part in the development of Singularity Viewer.
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Nicky Perian

Kokua
Nicky Perian is retired from the United States Army and ABB. Building the Kokua Viewer is his major hobby, since most of his work experience was hardware and his computer experience dates back to an aircraft Doppler navigation system that had an analog computer with input / output to the aircraft instruments and the system's on board digital computer. While with ABB, Nicky worked on Honeywell 316, 6-36 and 6-43 minicomputers with multiple Intel... Read More →
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Jessica Trinity

Firestorm Viewer
Jessica Lyon is the founder and Project Manager of The Phoenix Firestorm Project Inc; a non-profit company with over 80 support staff and developers working under it. The project is responsible for developing the very popular Phoenix and Firestorm Viewers used in Second Life and virtual worlds. Along with managing the project Jessica also spends time listening to user input in order to improve and advocate to protect the user experience.


Sunday September 8, 2013 9:30am - 10:20am
Breakout Zone 3

Attendees (18)