Google opens code for building interactive experiences in physical spaces | Augmented, Alternate and Virtual Realities in Higher Education |

The framework, which is called Interactive Spaces, is distributed under the permissive Apache license and is available for download from a Mercurial repository hosted on Google Code. The search giant announced the new framework in a post on its official open source software blog.

Interactive Spaces is implemented primarily in Java, but it has a scripting bridge that supports JavaScript and Python. The framework provides a high-level architecture for building "activities" that respond to events in a room..


KF:  I suppose looking over the horizon that these developments will likely lead to new ways of thinking about training environments and simulations. 

Via Gary Hayes, Kim Flintoff