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virtual reality

Fig. computer imaging that attempts to mimic real scenes or places. The movie had so much virtual reality that the regular photographic scenes began to look funny.
See also: reality
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The student-teacher ratio for virtual schools is much higher than the ratio for "brick and mortar" schools, so virtual schools threaten to reduce employment.
Scholars are debating the nature of these virtual property fights.
In an October 2004 report sponsored by the Alliance for Virtual Businesses (A4VB) and titled A Comprehensive Study of the Virtual Assistant Industry, the birth of the VA industry is traced back to the mid-1990s, when entrepreneurs--some of whom had already been working remotely for their clients--began relying on technology to expand those relationships.
As in non-clustered virtual arrays, one must decide which controller to provision and assign a LUN through before its creation.
Eldon White, executive vice president and CEO of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), sees virtual business as more than just another blip on business radar.
The team conducted a content analysis of the scholarly literature to enhance understanding of communication in virtual workforces.
The technology eliminates the need for time-consuming and expensive multi-photography photoshoots and digital image "stitching" procedures (cutting and pasting photos to create a 360[degrees] image) of earlier virtual tour technologies.
MOOs are text-based, object-oriented, and server-client virtual reality programs.
Then, you are able to access a fully interactive virtual product mark-up of the vehicle's proposed design.
Desperate to avoid another one of those interminable get-togethers, the board sends each shareholder a disposable virtual reality helmet with a Virtual Annual Meeting cued up inside.
Based on data entered by programmers, computers create virtual environments by generating three-dimensional images.
At a minimum, information sellers and buyers need only an Internet mailbox and a First Virtual account.
At the same time, these pioneer creators of computer-mediated virtual worlds face a host of obstacles, ranging from the primitive state of the technology needed for generating stereoscopic images in head-mounted displays to the serious gaps in knowledge about human perception.
Virtual Iron is an enterprise-class server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management platform that delivers advanced capabilities for all primary virtualization use cases including server consolidation, development/test/staging environments, rapid provisioning, virtual appliances, business continuity, dynamic capacity management and policy-based automation.
The virtual file system (VFS) can be thought of as the universal storage container of the NAS storage system.