Smart Buildings – Strategies for Saving Costs & Generating Revenue: Streaming Live into Second Life from the Serious Games Institute
May 11, 2008, 8:58 pm
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“Integrating Physical and Virtual Worlds to Add Real Value to Buildings”

Serious Games Institute Technology Workshop – Smart Buildings – Strategies for Saving Costs & Generating Revenue

This coming Wednesday , May 14th at 4:30am SL-time, an event taking place in the real world at the Serious Games Institute (SGI) in Coventry, UK will be streamed live into Second Life. Please ensure that you can view video in Second Life prior to the event by having the latest version of Quicktime installed on your computer. IM Pall Ariantho if you need help or more details, or visit the Second Life community events listing HERE.

This workshop aims to introduce partners and participants to a new concept in smart building technologies. Traditionally, smart building technologies have focused on cost reductions and environmental sustainability. The workshop will explore the latest developments for integrating physical and virtual environments to improve the cost effectiveness of next generation building management technologies but in addition, it will also explore new opportunities to use buildings to generate income or add value to buildings through visitor relationship management and richer experiences.

Agenda  (note: these are  British Summer times, which is 8 hours ahead of SL-time (PDT):

12:30 – 12:45    Welcome

David Wortley, Director, SGI

12:45 – 13:00    Outline of the Day
Sara de Freitas, Research SGI

Interactive Sessions with Q&A

14:00 – 14:30    Integrating physical and virtual worlds for cost effective
building management & control.

Oliver Goh, Business Development Manager, Implenia

14:30 – 15:00    The Eden Project – sustainable Development and Visitor

Howard Jones (Eden Project) & Jane Lewis (Cisco)

15:00 – 15:30    Using Technology to create added value to buildings

Roger Saunt, Sales Manager, Venue Solutions Ltd

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