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Virtual reality [electronic resource] / by Lisa Yount.

Yount, Lisa. (Author). Gale (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781590189252 (electronic book)
  • ISBN: 1590189256 (electronic book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (112 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Lucent Books, c2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword -- Introduction -- Walking onto the holodeck -- Airplanes to arcades: the development of virtual reality -- Goggles, gloves, and caves: the technology of virtual reality -- The virtual classroom: virtual reality in training and education -- Custom-made worlds: virtual reality in science and business -- Arcades to avatars: virtual reality in art and entertainment -- Which world is real? the future of virtual reality -- Notes -- Glossary -- For further reading -- Works consulted -- Index -- Picture credits -- About the author.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses the history of virtual reality, its uses, and the impact it has made on society.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Virtual reality.
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