Virtual reality


A technology which creates artificial space by computers that appeals to human senses of vision, sound, and movement. It provides a simulated environment in which one can feel as if he/she is in the real situation.

Virtual reality is implemented by equipment such as the display unit that provides vision to human eyes and the data gloves which feed the data of human hands' and other body parts' movement to the computer. With these equipment, artificial vision, remote control cameras and so on move interactively, making the virtual reality of the artificial world created by the computer. One application of virtual reality is the simulation of walking into a building that is still in the design stage.


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