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Havok 7 in Second Life, 1.40 server release


Havok 7 is currently scheduled for a 1.40 server release

Havok 7 according to Oskar Linden it’s sheduled to be released in the Second Life Server 1.40 during May 2010.  Havok 7 will apparently bring new performance improvements to the Second Life Grid. Falcon Linden was hired by Linden Lab recently to deal with Havok Physics. Falcon Linden says “We will be upgrading to Havok 7.0.0, and hopefully we’ll keep pace with their major versions in the future” during February 2010

What is Havok ?

The Second Life virtual world has a lot of moving parts that keep it going. One of these is the Physics Engine. A physics engine is a specialized piece of software that does the “real world” calculations to figure out what do when:

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