Tag Archives: Bright Canopy

Bright Canopy is Back


Bright Canopy came back online on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 after the service was down for almost a month. Bright Canopy service allows users to access Second Life through a user’s web browser. It offers you the choice of using the official Second Life viewer or the Firestorm Viewer interface when logging in.

The pricing scheme has been updated, see below…

  • $17 per month includes 20 hours of service.
  • Additional time $0.02 per minute
  • 30 minute minimum for sessions
  • If you use 10 hours or more of additional minutes, that will be charged immediately, otherwise additional minutes are charged at the beginning of the next month.

It’s a fresh start apparently so that means that everyone will now have to re-register at brightcanopy.com even if you had an account in beta or during the pre-release stages.

If you have any questions about Bright Canopy, contact support@brightcanopy.com.

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Bright Canopy launches


Bright Canopy launch

Bright Canopy launched Saturday 29th August 2015 and the new service offers Second Life streaming services for $17 per month with a 14 day trail period. You can use either the official Second Life Viewer of the Firestorm Viewer to access Second Life via web browser.

Since April 2015 it’s been invitation only and now its ready for everyone to use it after months of testing. To find out your account type, your account plan, billing information and system specs click on your name top right for options.

Lets spread the word about new service, Bright Canopy. It’s time to run Second Life in your web browser today! 🙂

Bright Canopy launches 29th August 2015 at $17 per month


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Bright Canopy will be launching on Saturday 29th August 2015 at a single monthly subscription of $17 per month for the first 90 days at least, The beta test and pre release phrases are done. There will be a launch party to celebrate this special milestone soon after the 29th August.

Bright Canopy will be the successor to the SL Go from Onlive and hopefully the service will last for years to come. During the alpha and beta phrase Google Chrome was apparently the preferred browser to access Bright Canopy. The new streaming service will allow users from around the world on low-end computers to access the Second Life platform and OpenSim grids.

If you are interested in Bright Canopy then sign up here today.

Here is the official announcement about the launch of Bright Canopy….

After much work and preparation and tremendous help from the community testing our offering, we are proud to announce the launch of the full Bright Canopy service.

LAUNCH DATE: August 29th

EARLY BIRD PRICE: $17 per month*

BRING A FRIEND: Sign-up a friend and both you, and your friend, earn free time.

EAST COAST CLOUD: We will also be adding a brand-new, US. East Coast cloud, for faster ping times!

We want to focus on service during launch, but we will be having a launch party to celebrate once the dust settles. You can look forward to music fun and special give-aways.

* Our early bird price is going to be an experiment for 90 days. If you’ve been following the blog, you know we’ve seen price fluctuations on the back-end, and we still need to watch actual usage of the service. $17 is a sustainable price if the instance costs return to their typical, historical values. It is not a sustainable price with the current spike in instance price. We may need to get creative with how we split instances, or we may need to raise prices. We intend to remain transparent as always and will keep you posted. Our goal is to continue to maintain a sustainable, affordable service.

Will you be signing up to Bright Canopy and trying it out ? 

Email invite to Frame from Bright Canopy


Bright Canopy

On 25th May I received the long anticipated email try out Frame from Bright Canopy. Frame makes it easy to run any software in a browser. Firstly I activated my account and signed in to the Frame Launchpad.

I received two hours (120 minutes) of free credit to get things rolling and the service seems to be running very smoothly for my first visit. I had a choice of either using the official Second Life viewer or the Firestorm Viewer to log into Second Life.

So far so good. 🙂

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Stay updated on Bright Canopy here.