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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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In the Ozaukee case, which was decided in March of 2006, the union also advanced a wholly new claim: that parents, who play a large part in supervising instruction in virtual schools, are not licensed teachers, as required by Wisconsin law.
Already, these virtual worlds have had real economic effects in the everyday, offline world.
The mutually beneficial relationship between VAs and small businesses has created a virtual small office/home office solution for both parties.
In contrast, virtual disks employ the technique of online expansion, which is a very simple operation and does not require physical monitoring of the allocated blocks inside a non-virtual sparsely allocated volume.
For those seeking understanding of virtual workforce issues in depth, the new report provides an annotated bibliography of current scholarly literature, including perspectives from communication, management, organizational development and management of information systems, as well as insights into the research team's approach to this project.
In addition to introducing the voice tour feature, the company revolutionized the virtual tour production by utilizing new technology from Eggsolutions Optronics.
Virtual reality supports activities such as concept visualization, discussions, group projects, virtual field trips, and simulations by integrating effective instructional strategies into the virtual environment.
You verbally instruct your computer to turn on and find yourself attending a large virtual meeting.
To give his subordinates and board of directors an idea of what the company will look like downsized, the CEO will ask all of them to strap on virtual reality helmets and trapeze through a graphically generated downsized version of the company.
Within this virtual world, users travel among, and interact with, objects that are wholly the products of a computer or representations of other participants in the same environment.
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.
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.
Attendees will be exposed to a variety of virtual worlds platforms including Second Life, There.