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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

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...