Second life has been offering VoIP services to its users - residents, allowing them to speak to each other through their avatars. Second life carries 1 billion VoIP minutes per month which is quite impressive.
Linden Lab (creator of second life) has announced recently new services that they will be introducing to second life residents.
Residents will ba able to morph their voice ..to customize their voice to match their avatar.
Avaline will bridge second life voice chat and real world telephones. Residents will obatin for a monthly fee and extension allowing calls from real life phones.
Residents will be able to send messages from second life to cell phones.
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