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6 December 2011 - New jobs have been created in the Midlands by Daden Limited (Daden) as a result of recent investment in the company. The team has successfully recruited another three people bringing the compliment of staff to eight – a fourfold increase in the company’s size over...Read More »
16 November 2011 - BAE Systems has signed an agreement with Birmingham based Daden Limited (Daden) to accelerate the development of a versatile 3D immersive visual analytics application which can be used for the collaborative analysis and understanding of a wide variety of data. The project, established through BAE...Read More »
Daden seeks views of local and international educators and trainers on what makes a good immersive learning system
18 October 2011 - Immersive learning visualisation specialists Daden Limited (Daden) are seeking input from trainers and educators to help formulate the “next generation” of their award winning exercise authoring system for virtual worlds, PIVOTE. A key element to the success of PIVOTE’s development is to understand what sort...Read More »
18 July 2011 - An innovative business case calculator has been created by technology company Daden Limited to help organisations understand the potential savings that using an interactive virtual agent – or chatbot – can deliver.
Chatbots are computer applications that can act as a first line of...Read More »
4 July 2011 - The Virtual Library of Birmingham, built by Daden Limited (Daden), has opened its doors to the public allowing access two years before the real life building is ready for occupancy. The Virtual Library of Birmingham allows visitors to explore and learn more about the public...Read More »
14 June 2011 - An innovative new collaboration to engage with disadvantaged communities and support vulnerable groups has been announced by virtual world and chatbot experts Daden Limited and european social firm Hao2.eu. The two companies are combining their expertise to help improve engagement for disadvantaged groups including disaffected...Read More »
18 May 2011 - A simple virtual world selection tool, known as World Finder, has been created by virtual world specialist’s Daden Limited to help businesses and organisations choose between competing platforms for their projects.
World Finder is based around 12 key virtual world features which have been...Read More »
12 April 2011 - The University of Central Florida (UCF), commissioned Daden Limited (Daden) to develop several accountancy orientation exercises in Second Life on UCF’s campus “ReallyEngagingAccounting”. Dr Hornik, an early adopter of virtual worlds for education has been using Second Life to assist in the delivery of coursework...Read More »
7 March 2011 - Planners, developers, builders and architects should be looking to virtual worlds to provide a whole-life model of their project according to a white paper released today by virtual worlds solutions provider Daden Limited.
The white paper explores the current use and future opportunity of...Read More »
30 November 2010 – A new white paper on the future of virtual worlds has been released by virtual worlds and chatbot solutions provider Daden Limited. Three years is a short time in some industries but in virtual world terms it’s a lifetime. The paper describes Daden’s current thoughts...Read More »
4 November 2010 - A new white paper on deploying chatbots has been released by virtual worlds and chatbot solutions provider Daden Limited. The white paper aims to help organisations and businesses understand what chatbots are, how they are being used to win more customers, grow revenues, improve...Read More »
27 September 2010 - Virtual world solution specialists Daden have been awarded a contract to create the laboratory functionality to enable scenario-based training as part of the University of Leicester’s SWIFT project in Second Life. Based on Daden’s open-source award winning software PIVOTE, the project will enable 30 students...Read More »
15 September 2010 - As part of this year’s British Science Festival virtual world specialists Daden have been commissioned by the organisers to recreate an interactive map, available both on the web and within Second Life, of virtual world based UK scientific research and educational activities.
In the...Read More »
8 September 2010 - Virtual world solution specialists Daden announce the inaugural dates for a programme of half day seminars on emerging technologies. The seminars are designed to help businesses develop a greater understanding of how virtual worlds and chatbots can be used within their organisations.
The first...Read More »
1 September 2010 - A virtual scientific map is being created by Birmingham-based computer specialists Daden Limited, to enable the public to take a 3D journey into UK based science.
As part of this year’s British Science Festival hosted at Aston University, virtual world specialists Daden are creating...Read More »
6 July 2010 - An innovative new way of linking small businesses with Universities has been launched by virtual worlds solution provider, Daden Limited. The idea grew from Daden’s regular contact with Universities, as Daden’s MD David Burden explains ”In meetings with Universities the topic would often turn to ideas...Read More »
19 April 2010 - A UK Virtual Worlds solution provider Daden Limited has won first place and second place prize respectively in two categories of this years inaugural U.S. Federal Government’s Virtual World Challenge (FVWC). Birmingham based Daden entered both its PIVOTE and Datascape systems into the Challenge. The...Read More »
6 April 2010 - Daden Limited a virtual worlds solution provider based in Birmingham UK are pleased to announce their move into new physical offices at Faraday Wharf within Birmingham Science Park Aston. For the past five years, Daden staff have worked from home, and for the last two...Read More »
9 March 2010 - A double success has been scored by UK Virtual Worlds consultancy Daden Limited by being the only UK company to become a finalist in two categories of the U.S. Federal Government’s Virtual World Challenge (FVWC). Birmingham based Daden entered its PIVOTE and Datascape systems into...Read More »
9 July 2009 - A new virtual reality version of the Apollo 11 landing has been created in Second Life (TM) by Birmingham UK based virtual world specialists Daden Limited. The simulation presents Tranquility Base and the Eagle lander, and allows visitors to follow the footsteps of Armstrong and...Read More »
27 May 2009 - Following a thorough application and vetting process, Daden Limited has been accepted into Linden Lab’s new Gold Solution Provider Program, designed to identify highly qualified firms that offer services and develop content for enterprises, governments, educational institutions, and individuals in Second Life. Solution Providers applying...Read More »
22 May 2009 - A new way of bringing information together and sharing it amongst users has been launched today by Birmingham based virtual worlds consultants Daden Limited. Called Datascape the environment allows users to zoom maps, plot geographic data, view CCTV and webcams, plot 3D data, show slides...Read More »
12 March 2009 – A new open-source learning system called PIVOTE has been launched today which lets educators and trainers build learning exercises on the web and then play them in virtual worlds, on the web, and even on mobile phones.
The PIVOTE system was developed by...Read More »
15 July 2008 - The first publicly available web browser for Second Life was launched today by virtual world consultants Daden Limited. The browser, called the Daden Navigator, allows residents of the virtual world to collaboratively browse the web, sharing one web screen between users who may, in real...Read More »
1 July 2008 – Daden Limited and Southampton Solent University (SSU) announce the launch of SSU’s Second Life (SL) island ‘Solent Life’. Solent Life campus has been developed as both a teaching platform and to showcase the work of students within the creative industries.
The island has...Read More »
11 June 2008 - A virtual newsreader is the newest recruit to the web-site of the Grimsby Telegraph. Developed by Virtual Character consultants, Daden Limited, the talking avatar reports current news stories for newspaper’s online edition.
27 March 2008 - A Birmingham City University project is researching the use of a three-dimensional, virtual environment for learning and assessment. The Learning in Virtual Environments (LiVE) project will see students undertake film production exercises, using the internet-based virtual world, ‘Second Life’.
The study is led...Read More »
New automated assistant from Daden Limited registers nearly 10,000 hits in the first week of use on housing group's website.
17 March 2008 - An innovative automated website assistant, created by virtual character consultants Daden Limited, has helped Hanover generate over 10,000 hits to their web site in the first week since the launch.
26 February 2008 - A new 9 point business plan has been released by virtual worlds specialists Daden Limited to help businesses and organisations make sense of the emerging phenomena of virtual worlds.
The white paper is based on Daden’s ten year experience of virtual worlds and its recent observations of...Read More »
3 December 2007 - Virtual Worlds agency Daden Limited beat off stiff competition from real world companies to win the West Midlands ICT (Information Communication Technology) Excellence in Innovation (Service) Award at the West Midlands ICT Excellence Awards.
These awards are designed to recognise the talents of the...Read More »
24 October 2007 - Tracking thoughts in Second Life
Bubbles of real thoughts float up and away from a fountain in this innovative new visualisation of the Twitter system from Virtual Worlds agency Daden Limited. Twitter, a web and SMS based service, allows users to post...Read More »
25 September 2007 - Aircraft hang in the air all around you in an innovative new visualisation from Virtual Worlds agency Daden Limited and aircraft tracking specialists fboweb.com. We believe that this the first time that real-time aviation data has been displayed in a virtual world such...Read More »
24 September 2007 - Students and Staff at Coventry University have been busy building their own presence in Second Life with help from Birmingham based Virtual Worlds agency Daden Limited.
Daden’s engagement with Coventry University dates back to the beginning of 2007 when the University first put together...Read More »
01 December 2005- An innovative and graphic way to monitor emerging news on Bird Flu (avian flu) has been announced today by medical news specialists Medical News Today, and information consultants Daden Consulting.
The service enables the bird flu stories from Medical News Today’s existing Flu, Bird...Read More »
02 November 2005 - A new virtual marketeer, called Toby, has been designed by Birmingham based Advanced Chatbot Solutions to help marketing specialists Your Online Marketing Agency (YOMA) provide visitors to their web site with an informative and eye-catching introduction to their services.
Toby is an animated...Read More »
11 May 2005 - Virtual newscasters are now available for hire thanks to the launch today of NewsBots – an innovative combination of news, speech and avatar technology from Birmingham chatbot specialists Advanced Chatbot Solutions (ACS).
When a visitor lands on a NewsBot enabled home page they are...Read More »
15 April 2005 – Over 100 chatbots from around the world are taking part in the fifth annual Chatterbox Challenge. Chatbots are computer programmes designed to imitate human conversation, with the eventual aim of creating true virtual personalities and artificial intelligences. The Chatterbox Challenge runs until 30th April...Read More »
03 November 2004- Websites and services that will speak and converse with you is the promise offered by a significant new offering from Advanced Chatbot Solutions launched today.
Chatbots are computer programmes designed to have plain language conversations with users – removing the need for special commands...Read More »