Livespaces is an operating system for building advanced meeting spaces. It provides a distributed software infrastructure built on the Elvin messaging service (the Livespace Bus) for coordinating software and devices across any number of computers in a meeting space, and user-facing applications for controlling a smart meeting room and collaborating with other participants. It also supports federation with remote Livespaces to facilitate collaboration between distributed teams.
Kune is a distributed social network focused on collaboration rather than just on communication. It focuses on online real-time collaborative editing (Wave-based), decentralized social networking (federation), and Web publishing, while focusing on workgroups rather than just on individuals. It aims to create online spaces for collaborative work where organizations and individuals can build projects online, coordinate common agendas, set up virtual meetings, publish on the Web, and join organizations with similar interests. It has a special focus on Free Culture and social movements needs.