[opensource-dev] Externally controllable viewers?

Ponzu lee.ponzu at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 09:46:13 PDT 2010

A simple example of alternative input features might be Speech-to-Text for
the chat bar and for IMs.  This for people for whom typing is hard and spech
is easier.  Or Text-to-speech for those who have a hard time reading.

On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Vex Streeter <vexstreeter at gmail.com> wrote:

>  No - avatar motion, gestures, animation from a non-viewer and non-SL
> source... probably chat, possibly lookat and touch.  Heck, I'd love to
> get some of the old "avatar puppetry" stuff involved, but that'll be
> overkill for this use.  If all I was interested in was control, I'd use
> libopenmetaverse, but there will be a real person watching their avatar
> interact with SL, just not using traditional controls.
> On 9/18/2010 7:23 PM, Altair Sythos Memo wrote:
> > On Sat, 18 Sep 2010 19:17:03 -0400
> > Vex Streeter<vexstreeter at gmail.com>  wrote:
> >
> >>    Who's currently working on doing external control of viewer
> >> functions, especially avatar control?  I know of a few people doing
> >> AR sorts of things that would qualify and some of the viewer-plugin
> >> and modularity work would certainly help.  I'm going to be doing some
> >> viewer hacking to allow some additional input devices and would like
> >> to be as general as possible (and not reinvent the wheel).
> > sorry... do you mean sort of bot for group invite and similar when you
> > say "eexternal control"?
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