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Social VR

What is social VR?

Social Virtual Reality is a web-based social interaction paradigm, mediated by immersive technologies and taking place in predesigned three-dimensional virtual worlds where individuals, represented by an avatar, may engage in real-time interpersonal conversation and shared activities.1


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1. Dzardanova E., Kasapakis V., Gavalas D. (2018). Social Virtual Reality. In: Lee N. (eds) Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games. Springer, Cham.

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Some well-known social VR Platforms

AltSpaceVR is the premier place to attend live shows, meetups, cool classes, and more with friendly people from around the world. All thanks to the magic of Virtual Reality.

ENGAGE is a complete e-learning and presentation platform built with both VR and standard screen usage in mind.

VRChat offers an endless collection of social VR experiences by giving the power of creation to its community.

BigScreen is a virtual world where people hang out with friends, collaborate with coworkers, play game and watch movies.

Somnium Space is an open, persistent, social VR world with its own economy and its own currency.

Mozilla Hubs is a VR chatroom designed for every headset and browser. Step inside one of the virtual rooms or build one from the ground up.

Subjects: Creative industries / Animation, Creative industries / Interaction design and visual communication