You can take the Avatar out of Cyberspace, but.. will it ever be anything more than a walking cartoon? No doubt, once you see this rather amazing demonstration of 3D avatars escaping the bounds of cyberspace, to exist and play among us! Or so it appears..
Reminds me of when Walt Disney would talk to Tinkerbell in his office on his TV show intros.My 5 year old mind excitedly told itself, "I knew she was real!"
Maybe back then Walt would have guessed that today's virtual characters could now occupy a seat in a boardroom and interact with others. This tech could be a lot of fun in a Cisco Telepresence Room!
Meanwhile, let's visit TOTAL IMMERSION at NAB 2007 and explore a few more possibilities.