Virtual reality

2017-07-27T22:03:56+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true PlayStation VR, Computer simulation, Graphics processing unit, Ray tracing (graphics), Virtual Boy, Virtual world, Oculus Rift, Virtual retinal display, Virtual community, Goggles, Avatar (computing), DualShock, Mixed reality, Power Glove, Amateur flight simulation, Online community, Synthetic Pleasures, VFX1 Headgear, Video game rehabilitation, Digital environment, Virtual globe, Google Daydream, Optical head-mounted display flashcards Virtual reality
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  • PlayStation VR
    PlayStation VR, known by the codename Project Morpheus during development, is a virtual reality head-mounted display developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment, which launched on October 13, 2016.
  • Computer simulation
    A computer simulation is a simulation, run on a single computer, or a network of computers, to reproduce behavior of a system.
  • Graphics processing unit
    A graphics processing unit (GPU), occasionally called visual processing unit (VPU), is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display.
  • Ray tracing (graphics)
    In computer graphics, ray tracing is a technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light through pixels in an image plane and simulating the effects of its encounters with virtual objects.
  • Virtual Boy
    The Virtual Boy (Japanese: バーチャルボーイ Hepburn: Bācharu Bōi) is a 32-bit table-top 3D video game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.
  • Virtual world
    A virtual world or massively multiplayer online world (MMOW) is a computer-based simulated environment populated by many users who can create a personal avatar, and simultaneously and independently explore the virtual world, participate in its activities and communicate with others.
  • Oculus Rift
    The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset developed and manufactured by Oculus VR, released on March 28, 2016.
  • Virtual retinal display
    A virtual retinal display (VRD), also known as a retinal scan display (RSD) or retinal projector (RP), is a display technology that draws a raster display (like a television) directly onto the retina of the eye.
  • Virtual community
    A virtual community is a social network of individuals who interact through specific social media, potentially crossing geographical and political boundaries in order to pursue mutual interests or goals.
  • Goggles
    Goggles or safety glasses are forms of protective eyewear that usually enclose or protect the area surrounding the eye in order to prevent particulates, water or chemicals from striking the eyes.
  • Avatar (computing)
    In computing, an avatar is the graphical representation of the user or the user's alter ego or character.
  • DualShock
    The DualShock (originally Dual Shock; trademarked as DUALSHOCK or DUAL SHOCK) is a line of gamepads with vibration-feedback developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation consoles and devices.
  • Mixed reality
    Mixed reality (MR), sometimes referred to as hybrid reality, is the merging of real and virtual worlds to produce new environments and visualizations where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real time.
  • Power Glove
    The Power Glove is a controller accessory for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Amateur flight simulation
    Amateur flight simulation refers to the simulation of various aspects of flight or the flight environment for purposes other than flight training or aircraft development.
  • Online community
    An online community is a virtual community whose members interact with each other primarily via the Internet.
  • Synthetic Pleasures
    Synthetic Pleasures (1995) is a documentary film by Iara Lee that explores the implications of virtual reality, digital and biotechnology, plastic surgery and mood-altering drugs.
  • VFX1 Headgear
    The Forte VFX1 was a consumer-level virtual reality headset marketed during the mid-1990s.
  • Video game rehabilitation
    Video game rehabilitation, also known as gaming rehabilitation is a process of using common video game consoles and methodology to target and improve physical and mental weaknesses through therapeutic processes.
  • Digital environment
    A digital environment is a simulated "place" made through the use of one or more computers.
  • Virtual globe
    A virtual globe is a three-dimensional (3D) software model or representation of the Earth or another world.
  • Google Daydream
    Daydream is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google.
  • Optical head-mounted display
    An optical head-mounted display (OHMD) is a wearable device that has the capability of reflecting projected images as well as allowing the user to see through it that is augmented reality.