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SpaceTime 3D browser v1.0

Timing it with CES 2008, SpaceTime 3D browser v1.0 was officially launched in Las Vegas.

Timing it with CES 2008, SpaceTime 3D browser v1.0 was officially launched in Las Vegas.

An excerpt from Bizreport:

While this tool is great for users, advertisers could also benefit from the changes made in the 3-D offering. Because users can navigate more simply and can save results for future viewing, it stands to reason that ads viewed in the space - whether paid search, display or video ads - will also results in a higher engagement level.

The 3D browser allows for viewing the pages in a 3D environment as a stack. The browser made its appearance last year.

Industry analysts found no immediate reason for the adoption of the browser, but it will interesting to see whether it can significantly change the Web UI from mobile devices.

The browser is available for free download.

More information:

3-D Web Browsing Gets More 'Reel' (InternetNews)

CES 2008: SpaceTime swizzy 3D web browser (Tech Digest)

6 comments
nwoodson
nwoodson

....but no alternate OSes supported. I'll check it out for sure at that point.

Neon Samurai
Neon Samurai

From the demo, I'm only getting that it's a 3D view of browser windows instead of tabs. Anyone tried this out for any length of time? Are there advantages I'm not seeing here or is it really just a browser made more pretty? Will they be making a build for platforms other than Windows?

seanferd
seanferd

I had just downloaded this a couple days ago, thinking I would try it in the future. I hadn't even bothered trying the 0.93 version or whatever it was. Although I was only going to install it temporarily for amusement, I am thinking twice about that now. From these other posts, it doesn't sound like it works at all. Advantages: Further means to wow your easily impressed friends with that Alienware system you bought, as nothing else will run it.

The Scummy One
The Scummy One

SpaceTime? is a free application you can download for your PC. Although not currently available, the Mac version is coming soon. So yes, they are addressing non Win systems. But it may be a while for Linux. Yes, it is going on a test system, not even going to think about it on a main system at this time. But I just installed Vista, so now I wanna blow it up so that my manager will get off my back about using it... :^0 :^0

The Scummy One
The Scummy One

I cant install it in either Vista or XP. So I guess it doesnt work on notebooks, or just plain doesnt work

The Scummy One
The Scummy One

and I am likely to try it, it looks like it may pose a security risk. Being able to auto-open all of the result links from Google that are on the displayed page -- ouch!

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