Category Archives: Simulation tools

Tools used to create simulations

SecondLife

Second Life is a virtual world – a highly imaginative, creative world.  Create an avatar and explore this second world.  It is not a game; in fact there are all kinds of opportunities here – for learning, gaming and training.

Cost: Free
Available: Hosted
Websitehttp://secondlife.com/
Categories:  simulations
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning: –

Protosphere

ProtoSphere is a 3D environment that enables organizations to deliver online, virtual instructor led training (VILT) programs and foster immersive virtual collaboration engagements.

Cost: Commercial. Free trial
Available: Hosted
Websitehttp://protonmedia.com/
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning: –
Categories:  simulations

OpenSim

OpenSimulator is an open source multi-platform, multi-user 3D application server. It can be used to create a virtual environment (or world) which can be accessed through a variety of clients, on multiple protocols.

Cost: Free
Available: Download
Websitehttp://opensimulator.org/
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning: –
Categories:  simulations

Edusim

Edusim is a 3D multi-user virtual world platform and authoring toolkit intended for your classroom interactive whiteboard (but equally powerful on the students laptop or desktop computers.

Cost: Free
Available: Download
Websitehttp://edusim3d.com/
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning: –
Categories:  simulations