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Features

High-quality Environments:
Radiosity lighting
URL asset linking
Solid geometry resulting in small file sizes
Streaming assets

High-definition 3D Objects:
Viewpoint Format:
Highly compressed, stream able object format
Exporters from all popular 3D design systems
Animation support
SWF animations on surfaces
SVG on surfaces
2D text

Interactivity:
Built-in JavaScript engine with rich run-time API, including control of: Camera motion
Collision and overlap events
Advanced object oriented mouse handler
Avatar motion and gestures
Keyboard handler
Run-time scene graph
Sounds
Streaming media
Textures
Viewpoint scene graph

Real-time Physics:
Built-in high performance physics engine
JavaScript controllable

Rendering effects:
Fog
Glare
Dynamic distant lights
Real-time shadows
Effects:
Angular Dashpot Constraint
Breakable Constraint
Hinge Constraint
Point to Point Constraint
Prismatic Constraint
Stiff Spring Constraint
Wheel Constraint
Collision Event Handler
Overlap Event Handler
Drag Action
Fluid Action
Magnetic Action
Motor Action
Simple Rigid Wind Action
Single Drag Action


Multimedia:
Audio:
WAV format
MP3 format
Environmental
Positional
Directional with falloff
Streaming video and audio:
QuickTime formats
Windows Media formats
JavaScript controllable

User Interface:
Frameless and skin able web embedded plug-in.
Floating palettes provide extensive run-time options without impacting web page look and feel.
Collaboration interface in embedded plug-in or floating palette.
Familiar and easy to use Adobe user interface using standard operating system controls.

Web page integration.
Fully programmable interface between web page programming (Java, JavaScript, SOAP, etc.) and Atmosphere JavaScript engine.

Full web designer control over user interface and run-time options.

Auto installing and auto updating component, specifiable forced update, flexible component loading and updating.

Uses web browser caching mechanisms, including cache location, size, date checking options, proxy tunneling and management. All assets URL based, cached, date checked, and streamed.

Multi-User:
Text chat
Whisper
Broadcast
Moderation
Kick
Ban
User management, cloning.
Public and private visitor management.
Avatar choice restrictions and defaults.
Avatar motion and gestures.
Object synchronization.
Arbitrary message passing.
Free server utilization and public domain server available.
Flexible collaboration API requires no server programming.