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Virtual Reality Is More Than Reality

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The science of Virtual Reality has stated its presence in the media

and now it is turning the eyes to see the new generation of games and

3D application.  

However, like the Art in the beginning of our modern society it needs

to become much more matured than it has proven until now. The types of

maturity that I want to talk about are the technology and its use. The

technology that we have can be better used in the Virtual Reality

fields, as well as the Virtual Reality can be better used as it is

used today.    

In the old type of Virtual Reality, the scientist or the user was

focusing more on the ideal image of the real world. Therefore, VR was

more like a reflection of the real world or it was intend to be like

that. This was in the beginnings! At that time, the technology and the

devices were under-developed. They did not support much of high

quality graphics and processor power to achieve the desired reflection

of the real world nor the input devices. The obvious thing that the

scientist or researcher was focusing was on the improvements of the

techniques than how to use the technique. We can compare the stage

with the early ages in the history of picture art. At that time, the

artists were focusing on the technique of making the paintings

increasingly accurate. The important outcome was how close was the

picture to the real image of the world. After improving the technique,

they shifted to more sophisticated techniques in which the outcome was

not so much close to the real world but to other aspects of the


The Virtual Reality evolution seems close to the idea presented above.

We have now a good technique, and we have gained the technologies to

support a good environment for Virtual Reality. What we...


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