Virtual reality. what is VR? emulating the real world making an electronic world seem real.
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virtual reality Slide 2 what is VR? emulating the real world making an electronic world seem real Slide 3 three dimensional? often paper puppet theatre effect? Slide 4 interactive not static 3D images not movies moving within the world manipulating objects in the world Slide 5 in or out? flight simulator ** in ** desktop metaphor - folders, trash ** out ** point and click adventure games ** ? ** Slide 6 types of VR desktop VR ordinary screen, mouse or keyboard control polemous mouse, steering wheel, joystick immersive VR helmet/goggles, data glove body suit, trampoline! physical world/VR mixes Slide 7 VR headsets small TV screen for each eye slightly different angles 3D effect Slide 8 betwixt the two sit upon games motorbike (bike moves) ski (wind, skis move, etc.) simple controls go within virtual roller coaster aircraft cockpit ships bridge Slide 9 inside VR scenes projected on walls realistic environment hydraulic rams! real controls other people Slide 10 applications simulate dangerous/expensive situations command and control, virtual tourism practising medical procedures, treatment of phobia see hidden real world features virtual wind tunnel visualise complex information fun :-) Slide 11 engagement feeling part of the virtual world Slide 12 engage the senses sight: visual realism, 3D effects: shadows, etc., sound: surround sound, sub-seat woofers etc. touch: haptic and force feedback, and more wind, burning rubber! Slide 13 engage the body realistic devices movement in the environment interaction and control of objects, rapid feedback more important than photo-realism