1. What is virtual reality? What senses does virtual reality stimulate?
Virtual reality is the computer generated simulation of a 3D image or environment that can be interacted with in what feels like real or physical way by a person using special electronic equipment. Senses virtual reality stimulate are sight and hearing there are some VR equipment that adds smell.
2. What special equipment do you need for virtual reality? What do these pieces do?
You will need Virtual reality glasses or goggles,Data gloves, Head mounted displays, Data suit, Workbenches, Joysticks.
5. Why is virtual reality useful?
Virtual reality is used for popular culture and technology for decades.
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