Patent Number: 6,253,167

Title: Client apparatus, image display controlling method, shared virtual space providing apparatus and method, and program providing medium

Abstract: A plurality of users can share a virtual life object and breed the same. A growth parameter control table is stored in a hard disk of an AO server. When a predetermined event is inputted from a client PC 1 or PC 2, a growth parameter, in the growth parameter control table, corresponding to the inputted event is updated. According to the updated growth parameter, the client PC 1 or PC 2 changes the state of the virtual life object existing in a shared virtual space.

Inventors: Matsuda; Koichi (Tokyo, JP), Hanaya; Hiroyuki (Saitama, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G06N 3/00 (20060101); G06G 007/48 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018