Monday, December 17, 2007

French consortium goal and descriptions

My name is Fabien BATAILLE, and I currently lead a research group at Lucent Bell Labs dealing with Ambient Awareness and Communications.

I am also proud to lead the French consortium part of Metaverse1.

The goal of the French consortium is to leverage on virtual world to help training fireman and other people whose role is to manage big crisis.

We want to intermix virtual world and real world to:
  • add complexity of modeled situation
  • to reduce implementation time and costs !
French partners includes mainly:
  • Firemen application school
  • Nuclear security specialists
  • Robotized intervention group
  • 3D software research labs
  • Software simulation labs
  • Communication equipment manufacturer
  • HMI Multi modal research labs.

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