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Real-world STEM: Improving virtual reality

Author: John Allen
Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2018]
Series: Real-world STEM.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Virtual reality is an immersive simulation of three-dimensional images or environments generated by a computer. Once thought to be the stuff of science fiction, virtual reality now is on the verge of widespread adoption. It has vast potential as a tool for education, job training, military exercises, and psychological therapy. Scientists and engineers are developing new ways to incorporate sensory data into virtual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, John, 1957-
Improving virtual reality.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2018
(DLC) 2017031878
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Allen
ISBN: 9781682822371 1682822370
OCLC Number: 981118850
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Current status : a simulated world --
Problems : getting a sense of being there --
Solutions : achieving and maintaining presence --
Solutions : appealing to the senses --
Solutions : reducing motion sickness.
Series Title: Real-world STEM.
Other Titles: Improving virtual reality
Responsibility: John Allen.

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Virtual reality is an immersive simulation of three-dimensional images or environments generated by a computer. Once thought to be the stuff of science fiction, virtual reality now is on the verge of widespread adoption. It has vast potential as a tool for education, job training, military exercises, and psychological therapy. Scientists and engineers are developing new ways to incorporate sensory data into virtual reality systems, enabling people to immerse themselves in other realities. --Amazon.

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