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  • Virtual Reality Technology
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    Virtual Reality is considered one of the most exciting technologies today, constantly evolving and improving. According to Eric Drexler, a world known pioneer in this field, VR is "A combination of computer and interface devices (goggles, gloves, etc.) that present a user with the illusion of being in a three dimensional world of computer generated objects". The term ^virtual reality, ^ is not finite in its meaning, but generally includes desktop VR, immersion VR, where the goggles and gloves ar...
  • Multimedia Computers And Virtual Reality
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    Virtual Reality Virtual reality is the concept of illusion. It is an artificial realm itself, a fresh experience that involves the use of high technology. It is to convince oneself the existence of a non-real world. It is also a method to communicate ideas, thoughts, and a tool to experience what one might not be able to achieve. The term virtual reality was coined by Jaron Lanier, founder of VPL Research, to distinguish between the immersive digital worlds he was trying to create and traditiona...
  • Blanches Unwillingness
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    Reality Defined Every human being has a vision of a perfect life. If they did not it would be somewhat immortal. So does Blanche the main character of A Streetcar Named Desire. The only difference is Blanche has sunken to the greatest depths of her illusion and isn t willing to except the reality of her life. Blanche is so lost and involved in living her life as an illusion that she is hurting everyone who cares about her; she accomplishes this by fabricating her past. In Tennessee Williams A St...
  • Lives In A Two Dimensional World
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    Theory of Dimensions In Plato's The Allegory of the Cave, allows an individual to realize that which they already know. The situation in the cave seems dark and gloomy, like a place no one would ever want to go. However, the reality is that some people are at a point in their lives where that is where they are, in their own cave. The people that are in Plato's cave, the prisoners, have always been there. They all have their legs and necks chained and cannot move. They cannot turn their necks or ...
  • Major Use Of Virtual Reality Environments
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 3 WHAT IS VIRTUAL REALITY? 4 HOW DOES VIRTUAL REALITY WORK? 5 vs. The Three Levels of VR: 5 THE HISTORY OF VIRTUAL REALITY 7 VIRTUAL REALITY IN THE PRESENT 8 VIRTUAL REALITY IN THE FUTURE 9 THE TECHNOLOGY BEHIND VIRTUAL REALITY 9 vs. Video Display Devices: 10 vs. Audio Output Devices: 10 vs. Tactile Response Devices: 11 vs. Interactive Input Devices: 11 vs. Computers and Software: 12 IMMERSIVE & NON IMMERSIVE VR 12 vs. The Cave: 13 vs. Head-Mounted Display (HMD): 1...
  • Movies And Virtual Reality
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    The Matrix - Finding Reality in The Matrix Essay written by: jenayoaks Movies are wonderful things; they can inspire, spark debate, and even make you believe in what you are seeing. Virtual Reality is a creation of a highly interactive computer-based multimedia environment in which the user becomes a participant with the computer in a "virtually real" world. Movies and virtual reality can do the same thing: make you believe what is presented to you. Although there are several movies which use vi...
  • Computer World Of Virtual Reality
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    Virtual Reality is a creation of a highly interactive computer based multimedia environment in which the user becomes a participant with the computer in a 'virtually real " world We are living in an era characterized by 3 Virtual systems created by computer graphics. Inthe concept called Virtual Reality (VR), the virtual reality engineer is combining computer, video, image-processing, and sensor technologies so that human can enter into and react with spaces generated by computer graphics. In 19...
  • Spiritual Realm And The Reality
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    Throughout many centuries philosophers have tried to explain the nature of reality and the order that exists within the universe around us. The purpose of this paper is to first trace the developments that led up to modernity. Next I will react to the claim made by Fredrick Nietzsche that "God is dead" from a Biblical perspective. Philosophers have attempted to answer that question of what reality is and how to answer the questions that everyone faced. The first philosopher Thales held that wate...
  • Two Stylistic Tendencies In Film
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    ... Realism and Expressionism January 2001 Realism and Expressionism (sometimes called Formalism) are terms used to describe two stylistic tendencies in film. In the abstract, they can be considered polar extremes, but to do so clouds the nature of each style. In fact, they are not mutually exclusive; they can and almost always do appear in the same film, often in the same sequences and same shots. In practice, the terms do not exist at the polar extremities. The thing to remember is that they a...
  • Character Of Miss Brill
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    As humans, much of our lives are based around social interaction. We are taught to live through various means of socialization from the time of our birth. Without this socialization and interaction among each other we can become very disillusioned and confused about how to function as a part of society. One would tend to isolate ourselves, exiled in this place we call the world. In Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill", one such person, herself a kind of outcast of society, creates a fa...
  • Virtual Training Becomes Reality
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    Take the human mind's imagination and stretch it to its farthest limits. Write a computer program to breathe life into the conceived idea. Hook up the whole contraption to the latest cutting edge technological equipment and the end result is guaranteed to overload our perception of reality, the reality as we know it. Yes, folks, virtual reality is taking our society by storm, invading almost every aspect of our lives. With some special equipment such as helmets and gloves, the average person can...
  • World's Memories To Other Characters
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    Have you ever thought that there is more to human life then that of what one is taught? Or that there is a make-believe world that one has yet to discovered? There is a possibility that there is another world. Truman, Neo, and the Giver are astonishing characters that are able to show that there is more beyond the human world, as we know it. Showing that there is a second world, proving that the bible is reality, and being able to see past the human eye are all ways that there is more to human l...
  • Holden's Ideal World Full Of Innocence
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    Have you ever been overwhelmed by reality and felt like escaping from it? Most likely, the answer would be "yes". At some point, everyone has been confused and overwhelmed by reality of the world, and has had difficulty facing it. Holden Caulfield, described in J.D. Salinger's famous novel, The Catcher in the Rye, is one of those people who are overwhelmed by and tying not to face up to the truth of the world. Characters who are disillusioned by the world are also developed in James Mangold's mo...
  • Reality Regarding Blanche's Past
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    Reality and illusion are two powerful fundamental concepts that have been explored by Tennessee Williams as a playwright in "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "The Glass Menagerie". Reality is reference to the truth and actuality and an acceptance of it, which is juxtaposed by illusion, which comprises deception, imagination, fantasy and may be a distortion of the truth. T. S Elliot suggests that reality is much more than the sum of our physical sensation. Williams utilises several dramatic techniqu...

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