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Photos: Inside the Virtual Reality lab

The VirtuSphere is a large plastic globe in which people, wearing a head-mounted display, can put themselves in any kind of virtual environment. The VirtuSphere is shown here at the University of Washington at Seattle being used in a military simulation.

VirtuSphere

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