Friday, December 3, 2010

Kataspace: browser-based virtual worlds built with WebGL and HTML5

Katalabs, a small company that emerged from a Stanford research community, has released an open source framework for building browser-based virtual worlds. The software, called KataSpace, uses emerging Web standards like WebGL and WebSockets. It allows users to interact with each other in a 3D environment that loads natively in modern Web browsers—without requiring any proprietary third-party plugins.