The History of Avatars


Subject:
Internet , History

Description:
This 2005 article provides an introduction to "great moments, or at least defining ones, in the history of the digital aliases known as avatars." Describes how "'Avatar' derives from the Sanskrit word Avatara, which literally translates as 'descent,'" and how avatars appeared in movies, games, television, and the Internet. From a trade publisher and event producer serving interactive media and marketing industries.

Creator:
Egen, Sean P.

Publisher:
iMedia Communications, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.imediaconnection.com/content/6165.asp


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