Virtual Reality Software and Technology

Virtual Reality (VR) refers to a technology which is capable of shifting a subject into a different environment without physically moving him/her. To this end the inputs into the subject's sensory organs are manipulated in such a way, that the perceived environment is associated with the desired Virtual Environment (VE) and not with the physical one. The manipulation process is controlled by a computer model that is based on the physical description of the VE. Consequently, the technology is able to create almost arbitrarily perceived environments.

Provided by: University of Geneva Topic: Software Date Added: Jan 2011 Format: PDF

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