Notice: for those of you who just in the latest times got in touch with this blog I work for Gabetti, one of the biggest Real Estate companies here in Italy and I produced and managed its world renowedSecond Life project; so this post might be kinda influenced, but this is MY blog isn’t it?
Today I got in touch with a post (in Italian) that (re)launched Google Earth (and its latest web browser plugin) as the mantra tool for real estate: it’s 3D, it renders the buildings (sort of), it lets you plan and build whaterver building you like. And it’s been kinda crrrrepy experience: yes it makes you seamlessy move in a 3D space but the overall experience really lacks of all that magic I got acquainted in Second Life.
It’s been really a lot this blog is now under silence due to my new home moving operations (more on this soon, promise) but I’ve recently been parte of a couple of things that are just too smart not to be written here.
Gabetti Real Estate map mash-up
We just released the brand new map search for Real Estate listings on the Gabetti site; it’s a .NET application mounted on top of ViaMichelin API that you could use to look for an house in a specific area in Italy. The geodata are collected from the huge Gabetti listings database and placed straight on the cartography.
We’re actually in semi-private (you should be a registered Gabetti site user; registration at the site is public and free) BETA and are collecting users feedback to improve the application.
Uh, as a side note Gabetti is the first real estate company in Italy to have such an application.
My pal Leeander has really done a marvellous job for this year edition collecting a supa-dupa speakers frontline: Nicolas Nova, Bruno Giussani, Bruce Sterling, Elizabeth Churchill (Yahoo Inc.), and many more.
I really feel bad not to have updated the blog in the latest weeks, but I had the chance to store a nice amount of things to say and still need to have the calm time to fix some aspects of my private life; that’s why don’t expect to find me here too soon.
This is a complete new experiment in SL for the Gabetti Group: we’re starting using the metavers not for metaverse’s sake but for RL business stuff; Myrsine island will be used by the Group agencies devoted to its commercialization as a tool to showcase the apartments to potential clients and – at the same time – it’s going to be a tool for foreigners to take a visit to the apartments, before buying, before leaving their countries.
On the island you’ll find a Manfrotto (who’s one of the top tripod producers all over the world) where you can get for free a machinima-o-maker hud to create videos in SL; machinema making has never been so easy! (see a video made with the machinima HUD on YouTube)
Just a bit of info for the moment. And I still owe Leeander a post about his latest innovation disruptive project: Open Spime.