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Virtual-Reality Headsets.

Author: Valerie Bodden
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, 2017.
Series: Modern engineering marvels.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Virtual-reality headsets are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of virtual-reality immersion from the stereoscope and View-Master to flight simulators and arcade games to today's head mounted displays! Palmer Lucky and Occulus Rift are featured, and a colorful infographic shows how a virtual-reality headset works. Readers will learn about the future of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bodden, Valerie.
Virtual-Reality Headsets.
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Bodden
ISBN: 9781680786828 1680786822
OCLC Number: 1022795161
Description: 1 online resource (35 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Virtual Field Trip; Early Immersion; Head-Mounted Displays; False Start; New Virtual Life; Virtual Revolution; Virtual Fun; Virtual Work; Virtual Future; Tech Timeline; Glossary; Websites; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Modern engineering marvels.

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Virtual-reality headsets are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of virtual-reality immersion from the stereoscope and View-Master to flight simulators and arcade games to today's head mounted displays! Palmer Lucky and Occulus Rift are featured, and a colorful infographic shows how a virtual-reality headset works. Readers will learn about the future of virtual-reality headsets including military training and crime scene investigation. A timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement historical and color photos. Aligned to Common Core Standards.

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