Virtual Reality

What is virtual reality?

Computer-generated simulation of three-dimensional images or environments. You can also interacted with these images and environments and they seems real.

Cite: “Virtual Reality” october 24th, 2013 <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/virtual+reality>



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What senses does virtual reality stimulate?

Virtual reality stimulates sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Virtual reality stimulates all five senses to give the most real experience possible.

Cite: “Science News” october 24th, 2013 <http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090304091227.htm>


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What special equipment do you need for virtual reality?

You need a virtual reality headset that can stimulate all five senses. In some cases stimulating gloves are required.

Cite: “Science News” october 24th, 2013 <http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090304091227.htm>


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Would video games be more exciting with virtual reality?

Yes, virtual reality does make gaming more exciting. It gives gamers a more in depth and realistic play making it more exciting and enticing.

Cite: Yannick, LeJacq “Virtual reality gaming is nearly here” october 24th, 2013 <http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/virtual-reality-gaming-nearly-here-we-just-need-right-controller-8C11331493>


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Describe some useful purposes for virtual reality besides gaming?

Virtual reality could be used in military training, education, entertainment, and almost any area of social life. There are really no limit to the advancement virtual reality can give us.

Cite: “Applications of Virtual Reality” october 24th, 2013 <http://www.vrs.org.uk/virtual-reality-applications/index.html>


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ArmyVirtualReality: KATIE DRUMMOND “Army’s Virtual Reality Plan” October 28th, 2013. URL: http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/01/army-virtual-reality/


VirtualRealityHelmet: Kyle Orland “How fast does virtual reality have to be to look like actual reality?” October 28th, 2013. URL: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/01/how-fast-does-virtual-reality-have-to-be-to-look-like-actual-reality/


VirtualReality: Jonathan Strickland “How Virtual Reality Gear Works” October 28th, 2013. URL: http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/other-gadgets/VR-gear.htm


Virtual_Reality: Tom Saunter “Virtual Reality” October 28th, 2013. URL: http://digitalcortex.net/academic/virtual-reality/#.Um54-efvty0

VirtualRealityGaming: Showface “Virtual reality games” October 28th, 2013. URL: http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photo-virtual-reality-games-image1360095