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Synonyms for avatar

a new personification of a familiar idea

the manifestation of a Hindu deity (especially Vishnu) in human or superhuman or animal form

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Outgoing and sociable individuals tend to create avatars that communicate their personality.
Washington, February 11 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that virtual avatar may affect an individual's behavior after the game is over.
Service members would be able to log on and interact with avatars in subjects specific to their training whenever they have time, Kennedy said.
Honestly, your Whispers staff isn't sure how much overlap there is between football fans and the kind of people who spend money to outfit their avatars, but there must have been some market research done on this thing.
Youth Noise recently partnered with the MEEZ avatars but had to first integrate an API (application programming interface) that wasn't originally consistent with its own technology.
Some experts believe that avatars will soon replace human news broadcasters and actors, as has already happened in electronic games, while others feel that avatars are a fad that will never catch on.
Figaro Avatars delivers artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies to provide highly customized solutions to the healthcare industry.
Avatar-creators were asked to fill out a questionnaire about their personalities and these characteristics were compared with the impression their avatars made on viewers.
There is no 'one size fits all' approach to avatars for business use.
Based on these preliminary results, it seems likely that virtual reality users may adjust their identity to be consistent with that of their avatars.
The 3D avatars will appear in the AIM chat window performing animations that users have chosen and can be viewed by the AIM user and the AIM buddies with whom the user is chatting.
com users to seamlessly upload their Meez avatars directly to Photobucket, enabling them to store limitless variations of their Meez digital character in their Photobucket albums.
In addition, Facebook users can see their friends' avatars and share their own.
com, users can create and animate highly-customized avatars that express their personal style and passions.
The innovative mobile game, which lets avatars -- or virtual characters -- live on user's cell phones, will be available in the U.