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Question – Video in or out of SL?

Last year i tried to use Shared Media to display video within Second life. 

I would like to gage wether people prefered to watch the videos inworld on a prim, or outside in a web page?

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4 Comments

  1. Mr Tenk Mr Tenk October 31, 2011

    web page. 

    the only time i turn on media is when i go to squeebees.

  2. Avariel Falcon Avariel Falcon October 31, 2011

    In world is more immersive, it looks cool too.

    I seam to recall that last year you had both options available, maybe stick with that?

  3. Gadget Starsider Gadget Starsider October 31, 2011

    I like it inworld best for immersion to, but (as you know) I prefer to use Quicktime servers as its more compatible with us luddites on V1 viewers than shared media.

    I think its important video that is live or realtime is inworld, but less important if its accessing an archive file for instance.

    The hybrid approach can work well, having a prim display inworld, but including a clickable link for browser/legacy viewers.

  4. Jedburgh30 Dagger Jedburgh30 Dagger November 1, 2011

    Outworld for sure, just for bandwidth.  Inworld video is dicey for me…

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