Essays Tagged: "Virtual Reality"

Virtual Reality

Virtual RealityVirtual reality has promise for nearly every industry ranging from architecture and d ... they are actually carried out could be great, and the money saved on energy could be even greater. Virtual reality is something that personally excites me because uses and benefits of it are never en ... that personally excites me because uses and benefits of it are never ending.The best example of how virtual reality can help science is that of the 'molecular docking' experiments being done in Chapel ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

VR, What it is and How it Works

ace and connect molecules together.These are some of the dreams that have come with theinvention of virtual reality. With the introduction ofcomputers, numerous applications have been enhanced orcreat ... en enhanced orcreated. The newest technology that is being tapped is thatof artificial reality, or 'virtual reality' (VR). WhenMorton Heilig first got a patent for his 'SensoramaSimulator' in 1962, he ...

(1 pages) 52 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Virtual Reality

Today Virtual reality allows people to study artificial worlds through simulation and computer graphics. C ... the time and money required to learn to fly large jets. One of the most interesting capabilities of virtual reality is the ability to practice certain medical practices. Computers are helping many doc ... g tools inside. The doctor would be able to monitor what he was doing from a colored monitor screen.Virtual reality also allows leeway for doctor's mistakes. With virtual reality a student is able to ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Allegory of the Cave with the Matrix.

t is like the prisoner leaving the cave. And when Neo is removed from the pod that keeps him in the virtual reality of the Matrix, his eyes start to hurt him just like the freed prisoner. "He would su ...

(2 pages) 121 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A comparison of Everquest to reality.

ts to obtain faction or items, or for story-line purposes. This game isn't exactly designed to be a virtual reality, but it has far more similarities than most other games mimicking our reality.Like o ...

(3 pages) 82 2 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Do we perceive reality directly through our senses? is it possible the reality that we experience is different to the one in which we actually exist?

The Deception ofPerception.What we experience directly is a virtual- reality rendering, conveniently generated for us by our unconscious minds from sensory data ... questions arise from the debate as to whether the reality we experience is absolute or is in-fact a virtual- reality rendering as described above by Deutsch. In the following paragraphs I will attempt ... s described above by Deutsch. In the following paragraphs I will attempt to provide a definition of virtual reality that includes the experiences we have through our every-day lives, and thus, provide ...

(4 pages) 155 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What is QuickTime VR technology?

e of remote locations or objects, but limits the content to images that can be photographed.What is Virtual Reality Modelling Language (VMRL)?Virtual Reality Modelling Language (VMRL) is a specificati ... it is more enhanced, as VMRL is slow and jerky, and the performances decrease with complexity.For a virtual tour, VMRL is more preferred, as it benefits a virtual tour, which is created in a website. ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Plato's Allegory of the Cave and The Matrix comparison for AP Composition. Describes how the two parallel each other and in small ways contrast.

ery similar to Plato's cave. Billions upon billions of people unknowingly live out their lives in a virtual reality. They too would find it difficult to accept any other reality. Consequently, both st ... that moment, the Matrix was born. Many would not realize that the world they live in was actually a virtual reality universe controlled by artificial intelligence, the puppeteers.Eventually, Plato beg ...

(7 pages) 135 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Life on a space station

nauts need to be checked out by fitness and be able to take 4 G (gravity). Their training is mostly virtual reality. This helps the astronauts have a visual interpretation of what the mission may look ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Virtual Reality : How it works!

e and connect molecules together. These are some of the dreams that have come with the invention of virtual reality. With the introduction of computers, numerous applications have been enhanced or cre ... enhanced or created. The newest technology that is being tapped is that of artificial reality, or "virtual reality" (VR). When Morton Heilig first got a patent for his "Sensorama Simulator" in 1962, ...

(12 pages) 82 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Virtual Reality

What is virtual reality?Virtual reality (VR) is - in short - an artificial environment created by computers, ... eople can immerse themselves and feel that this artificial reality really does exist. The appeal of virtual reality is that people can experience an environment which may not exist in real life or whi ... e ourselves in an artificial environment, even though we keep in mind that the movie is not reality.Virtual environments are more believable when they engage all our senses. Take cabin rides in amusem ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Title: The Power of Virtual Reality

Toh Lai HeeClass: IA05A (Interactive)Lecturer: Mumtaz MaricarSubject: Space and SpectacleThe terms 'Virtual Reality' (also known as VR in short or 'Virtual Space') and 'Cyberspace' had been a recent h ... lking about are even more defined and identified nowadays.So, you may be wondering what exactly is 'Virtual Reality' and 'Cyberspace'. The term 'Virtual Reality' (VR) was initially coined by Jaron Lan ...

(7 pages) 92 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Virtual Reality

tThis paper addresses the use of technology in the world of entertainment, with a specific focus on virtual reality. Virtual reality will be thoroughly defined, its components will be examined, and it ... the scholar Howard Rheingold, and the novelist William Gibson. The technological components used in virtual reality include the video display, audio input, tactile response, interactive input, and the ...

(13 pages) 176 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computers In Education

ke the position of experiencing things actually and not just on a computer screen, a reality versus virtual reality argument (www.realworld.org). In addition to this, there is the aspect of time invol ...

(4 pages) 146 0 3.4 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Violence in the media as it corresponds to school shootings

his very hard to believe. I though that most people are smart enough to tell the difference between virtual reality and actual reality, visual effects and real disaster, and expression and action. The ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Virtual Reality - What it is and How it Works

ace and connect molecules together.These are some of the dreams that have come with theinvention of virtual reality. With the introduction ofcomputers, numerous applications have been enhanced orcreat ... en enhanced orcreated. The newest technology that is being tapped is thatof artificial reality, or "virtual reality" (VR). WhenMorton Heilig first got a patent for his "SensoramaSimulator" in 1962, he ...

(12 pages) 57 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Refutation essay on ESRB should be more restriction on rating video game

lence and make them better at killing. As computers become more sophisticated, the realism of these virtual-reality murder simulators will only increase’” (qtd. in Torr 44).Video games have ...

(7 pages) 44 1 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

"The Veldt" setting writing

ecause it captured the mental picture of a place or fantasy in the human brain and turned it into a virtual reality hologram so realistic, you could feel it. In the story, the family had a lot of need ...

(2 pages) 22 0 2.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Untitled

y control them. The government has the public's mind so occupied with all this digital, cyberspace, virtual reality, bull dot com crap, that some of us fail to seek knowledge of future technologies.To ...

(1 pages) 285 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Free: Is there Such a Word?

llars are just digital ones and zeros in a network of computers, but that doesn't mean they're only virtual reality, and basically one big fantasy. No, dollars are utterly and entirely real, far more ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science