Latest press releases

  March 2016
Indoor navigation using beacons.
Bokowsky + Laymann creates 'BSB navigator' for the Bavarian State Library.
The Munich-based mobile experts, Bokowsky + Laymann, have developed an indoor navigation smartphone app for the Bavarian State Library. The 'BSB Navigator' accompanies users through this vast collection of books, housed in a listed building on Ludwigstrasse, thanks to modern beacon technology.
May 2009
Linden Lab launches Gold Solution Provider Program For Second Life - International Program Identifies 31 Firms with Proven Success Helping Organizations with Projects in the Virtual World
Linden Lab, creator of the virtual world Second Life, today announced its new Gold Solution Provider Program. A first for the virtual worlds industry, the new program is designed to identify highly qualified firms that offer services and develop content for enterprises, governments, educational institutions and individuals in Second Life.
December 2008
How Avatars learn German – Bokowsky + Laymann showcases working examples of educational concepts in virtual worlds.
Electronic information and communication technologies are changing our system of education. Multimedia learning is beginning to create new forms of academic instruction and vocational training. One of the current educational trends is the virtual world of Second Life. At Online-Educa, the international e-learning conference, Munich based virtual world content creator Bokowsky + Laymann will present practical e-learning examples that have been successful for educational establishments in virtual worlds.
July 2008
Goethe-Institut Launches New Online Presence at “Second Life”
From the 28th July onwards anybody who is interested in Germany and the German language can log into the virtual internet world of “Second Life” and avail themselves of its comprehensive range of events and information. Goethe-Institut’s presence at “Second World” comprises videos, introductory German language courses, online get-togethers moderated in German, as well as a cultural program.
Metaverse 07 – the ingame Conference on Virtual Worlds
Metaverse07, the ingame conference on virtual worlds, will take place in Second Life on 19 and 20 November 2007. The event will be held at IT-Republic, Software & Support Verlag's representation in Second Life. Participation is free of charge, registration is not necessary.
Metaverse 07 – New Conference Concept in Real Life to take place in Spring 2008
Metaverse, the Conference on Second Life and Virtual World, which was supposed to take place in Munich on 19 and 20 of November, has been postponed to spring 2008 due to current market developments. Initially Metaverse will take place inGame in Second Life.
Weltbild sucht den Avastar! – first film contest
Media company is launching the first big film contest in Second Life: “Weltbild sucht den Avastar! – first film contest”. The contest media partner is the Second Life weekly newspaper “The Avastar” which is published by
JUNE 2007
Metaverse 07 – European Second Life Conference and Expo
On 19th and 20th November this year, the Forum der Technik in Munich will turn into the physical space for the first ever European Second Life Conference. Metaverse 07 will showcase more than 50 fully immersive sessions classified into tracks such as business, technology, and community.
Metaverse 07 is an initiative of Software & Support Media, a leading conference provider, and Bokowsky + Laymann, an established German Second Life agency.