Project MPK20 gets ‘honorable mention’ in ComputerWorld’s Horizon Awards

Computerworld recognizes Sun’s Laboratories’ Project MPK20 in its annual Horizon Awards. MPK20 is a virtual 3-D environment in which remote employees can accomplish work, share documents and meet with colleagues using natural voice communication. Based on a Java-based game engine for creating a virtual world, MPK is an abbreviation for Menlo Park (Sun’s physical campus). The MPK20 software is built on top of Sun Labs’ Project Darkstar infrastructure – a server platform designed for multiplayer games.

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