Virtual Reality

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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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Caption: A student tries on Google Cardboard head-mounted VR gear.
Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift were used as platforms.
You could be the New York Times who distributed more than 1 million Google Cardboard devices to subscribers last November in order for them to view a VR film about children displaced during war or you could be like the Sun Community News experimenting with video and AR while covering their local high school athletes.
As an introduction to the public, the New York Times recently included 1.3 million Google Cardboard sets in their daily newspaper, which allowed subscribers to watch the Times' rollout of its own VR content.
Intex EYELET is a certified Works with Google Cardboard (WWGC) device, making Intex the first brand in India to launch a Google-certified Cardboard viewer.
The Google Cardboard Viewers will go to the paper's "most loyal digital subscribers" later this month, to be used in conjunction with the May 19 publication of "Seeking Pluto's Frigid Heart," a virtual-reality video about the dwarf planet, produced by Times reporters and video specialists.
Head-mounted devices like the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, smartphones, Google Cardboard. Team One's collection shows the quick progression and streamlining of the hardware over just a few years, with models from 18 months ago already looking cumbersome and clunky.
Trainees could attend the class in an office or their cubicles, using only a "Google Cardboard" headset and a smart phone -- a rudimentary system that provides a fully immersive, 3D virtual reality experience for relatively little money.
This work's most useful and practical chapter ("Step-by-Step Library Projects for Wearable Technology") provides detailed guidance for circulating wearables, training library staff, and implementing library projects related to Google Glass, GoPro cameras, and Google Cardboard virtual reality.
While American consumers might look forward to the release of the Oculus Rift and other high-end VR headsets, the African market will be more suited in the short term to devices like Google Cardboard, which can function with only a smartphone and a mobile network.
Vital stuff (next-level virtual-reality gaming) or Chris Milk's livedemo of his films via Google Cardboard. Or the usual mass-drone shizzle that wasjust bed-wettingly brilliant for a geek like me.