DISCOVERY -- Sep 1 -- Discovery Channel spoke to Ravit Abelman, the co-founder of OmniDate.com, a digital media company that transforms digital dating sites into a 3D virtual dating experience. “With virtual dating you don’t have to settle for boring text profiles, chat rooms or 2 dimensional photo libraries”, Ravit explains. “We are placed in a virtual environment such as coffee shops, restaurants, bars and even Caribbean resorts.” Step one of your virtual date is to choose an avatar. Right now the avatar selection is kind of limited but eventually OmniDate will make avatars in your own image. Ravit’s program has some cool features to make the experience more human. If you type LOL your avatar laughs. There are also some ice breaker games you can play to get to know each other.