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Museum exhibit inside Lisbon 1755 project on Kitely

As part of the sponsorship of the first OpenSimulator Community Conference (OSCC13), Beta Technologies has updated CHAIA’s City & Spectacle: A Vision of Pre-Earthquake Lisbon project on Kitely, by including a virtual museum showing a 2D map of the virtual reconstruction with labels and a historical timeline of the construction of the architecture. […]

Beta Technologies sponsors OpenSimulator Community Conference 2013

The OpenSimulator Community Conference is an annual conference that focuses on the community around the OpenSimulator software, currently on its first-ever edition. The conference features two days of presentations, workshops, keynote sessions, and social events across diverse sectors of the OpenSimulator user base. It also joins several different communities under the same overall […]

Lisbon 1755 Project to be shown at National Museum of Ancient Art

Portugal’s National Museum of Ancient Art has invited the team from CHAIA, developing the City & Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project with Beta Technologies, to be present with a video integrated in the “Prodigious Commission” exhibit, which will run from May 18th to September 29th, 2013.

Temporary public exhibit of Lisbon Pre-1755 Earthquake project

In development since 2005, City & Spectacle: A Vision of Pre-Earthquake Lisbon is a virtual archaeology academic project that endeavours to give an idea on how the city of Lisbon looked like on November 1st, 1755, when an earthquake (followed by a tsunami and fires) completely destroyed it. Based on documental […]

City of Lisbon in 1755 updated

The research team for the City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project, which is recreating the city of Lisbon in 1755 just before the Earthquake of November 1, 1755 with Beta Technologies using OpenSimulator technology, is presenting the latest series of enhancements and remodelation of the current buildings at the Virtual […]

Our client LanguageLab.com announces partnership with Pearson

LanguageLab.com, a client of Beta Technologies since our very beginning, announced today a partnership with the renowned company Pearson Education, a sister company of Pearson and part of the group that includes the Penguin book publishing company and the Financial Times newspaper. Pearson Education produces books and learning tools to […]

International Workshop on "Virtual Historic Cities: Reinventing Urban Research"

The City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project, a virtual recreation of the city of Lisbon before the 1755 earthquake, using Second Life® technology, is a pioneer project in Portugal promoted by the Centro de História de Arte e Investigação Artística da Universidade de Évora (CHAIA), Beta Technologies, and King’s Visualisation […]

Second Skin Labs opens shop on the Beta Business Park

Namssor Daguerre’s Second Skin Labs is one of the oldest brands in Second Life, having sold their first realistic, professional-looking skins as early as March 2004, and being in business since then. In late 2005, Namssor developed an unique selection method that allowed buyers to select among millions of possible […]