Big Stage Licenses Technology To Virtual World

Pasadena-based Big Stage Entertainment, which develops 3D, avatar creation technology, has signed on a virtual world as a licensee of its technology. Big Stage said that photo-realistic, 3-D virtual universe Blue Mars 2150 has licensed its 3-D, facial modeling technology. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. Blue Mars 2150 is an effort to show what life on Mars might be like in the future, and is being supported by museum exhibits, television, and other efforts, and includes work with the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. Big Stage is venture backed by Mission Ventures, Selby Ventures, and the Tech Coast Angels. Blue Mars 2150 is being developed by Virtual Space Entertainment.