writes "We're happy to announce the 2003 Helix Community Grant Program winners for development of open source projects on Helix. They are to UC Santa
Barbara for providing
robust multicast support in Helix, the Justin Karneges and Ulrich
Staudinger at the Jabber Foundation for Jabber/Helix integration,
Robert Kaye at MusicBrainz for integrated metadata
cleanup in the Helix DNA Client, Jesse Schell at Carnegie Mellon
University for integrating
the Panda3D game and simulation engine with Helix, and the Xiph.org
Foundation for further R&D and
support of Ogg Vorbis and Ogg Theora codecs, including Helix DNA
platform integration. More details can be found in the press
release. Also, in vaguely related news, we've released Milestone 2 of the
Helix Player for Linux."
Helix styles itself as "the first open multi-format platform for digital media creation, delivery and playback"
, and has been created by Real Networks