After a comprehensive application and vetting process, Linden Lab®, creator of the virtual world Second Life®, recently introduced its list of 31 companies accepted into its new Gold Solution Provider program, including Houston-based FireSabre Consulting.
According to Linden Lab, the Gold Program "identifies exceptionally qualified solution providers with a high level of client satisfaction, a track record of developing successful Second Life projects, and demonstrated expertise working with real world organizations."
In the company's press release, Linden Lab's Chief Product Officer, Tom Hale, stated: "Innovative enterprises, military organizations, government agencies and educational institutions are actively using virtual worlds for distance learning, training and simulation. The Gold Solution Provider Program makes it easy to find experienced partners that can deliver high-quality experiences for a wide range of Second Life projects."
Fred Fuchs, president and CEO of FireSabre, said, "We are honored to be recognized by Linden Lab as one of the world's top solution providers for virtual worlds. Our designers and programmers have helped introduce a wide range of organizations and businesses to the possibilities of connecting with each other and building valuable relationships within virtual worlds. Being highlighted as a Gold Solution Provider is a powerful confirmation of our commitment to strong client service."
Second Life is a 3D virtual world where millions of registered users, known as Residents, socialize, connect and create using voice and text chat. Second Life offers a variety of tools for social, educational and business activities.
FireSabre helped develop the first education project in Teen Second Life, a separate community developed specifically for teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and built the first Teen Second Life project, known as Ramapo Island, for a public school.
FireSabre is a full-service building and consulting company for Second Life. Headquartered in Houston, FireSabre provides design, set-up, deployment, and ongoing support to its clients, which range from educational and non-profits to small and large businesses. For more information, visit www.FireSabre.com.
Linden Lab and Second Life are trademarks of Linden Research, Inc. FireSabre Consulting is not affiliated with or sponsored by Linden Research.