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Infinite Possibility by B. Joseph Pine II

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12Third SpacesFUSING THE REAL AND THE VIRTUAL

You walk up to a whiteboard and begin drawing a diagram to share ideas with colleagues. They hear everything you say and see everything you draw, but they are not there, at least not really. Rather, you see them only virtually, represented as avatars through the clear whiteboard. At their individual locations, they, in turn, see you—strike that; they see your avatar through the whiteboard, and you see whatever they draw or write on it as you collaborate together. You gauge each other’s reactions not only by what your colleagues say but by seeing where their avatars look, their facial expressions, and their gestures, which all mirror their own bodies.

So that’s Mirrored Virtuality, yes, just like telepresence? ...

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