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Virtual Reality

A computer simulation that takes data inputs and uses a stated methodology to create outputs. Virtual reality is used in gaming. Likewise, it is important in science and business to predict future trends.
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Enrollment in virtual schools remains small--in Wisconsin, a mere 1,460 students in 2004-05.
Fanciful speculations aside, Castronova's main point that virtual worlds exist as more than lines of code is not so easily dismissed.
Jordan, president of Corpus Christi, Texas-based Virtual Assistance U, the best VAs are organized and adept at multitasking, have excellent communication skills, and possess solid technology knowledge.
In contrast to the two methods--non-clustered virtualization and non-virtual clustering--described above, a virtualized clustering architecture provides N virtualized controllers and virtual disks within a clustered system.
Jay Akridge, director, Center of Food and Agricultural Business at Purdue University, is well positioned to spot industry trends, particularly as he's been involved with virtual teams from an educational standpoint.
gender differences and their influence on communication in virtual organizations.
Brian Coles, director of operations, City Stage Production Facility, said: "We have received enthusiastic response from entertainment clients who have booked our stages after visiting the virtual tour on CircleSpace.
Virtual reality provides an environment, in which learners use virtual artifacts to interpret the external world, reflect on their interpretations, negotiate meanings, and collaboratively construct knowledge.
With that, your customer requires you to provide a virtual agreement indicating your target pricing at your next meeting.
For example, a firefighter can battle the flames of a virtual burning building.
First Virtual Holdings verifies each transaction in a closed-loop confirmation system and has also developed monitoring systems to guard against potential abuses.
Nonetheless, virtual-reality technology holds such strong appeal that researchers in a number of laboratories worldwide have mounted serious efforts to overcome these obstacles and bring virtual reality into the real world.