Virtual Reality (Research discontinued in 2001)

Synopsis

VR will slowly but steadily revolutionise our experience of electronic information. Virtual reality is a way of enabling information users to participate directly in real-time three dimensional environments generated by computers. In a sense, virtual reality solves the human-computer interface problem by removing the interface. The VR concept was born in the military during the 1980s.

Table of Contents

  • 1. What is virtual reality?
  • 2. Historic overview
  • 3. Telepresence applications
  • 4. Virtual reality and communications
  • 5. Virtual reality today
    • 5.1 Applications
      • 5.1.1 Entertainment
      • 5.1.2 Tele-education
      • 5.1.3 Virtual internet worlds
      • 5.1.4 Medicine
      • 5.1.5 Mining
      • 5.1.6 Product development
      • Exhibit 1 – VR and tele-education

Focus Report profile

Technologies

Digital Media

Number of pages: 7

Status: Archived

Last update: 22 August 2001
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

NOTE: This report has been archived

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