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virtual reality

[vur′cho̅o̅·əl]
a system of computer-generated, three-dimensional, imaginary environments with which a person can subjectively interact. Examples include medical research to monitor brain activity in the hippocampus of subjects trying to solve maze problems. It is also used for simulations and gaming.
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The study was submitted to the Journal of Neuroscience Methods in an article entitled "Improving Performance of Data Gloves Based on Bend Sensors.
The CyberGlove remains one of the most sophisticated data gloves in the marketplace, offering both vibrotactile and kinesthetic feedback.
Various interaction tools are used: a Trivisio Head Mounted Displays (HMD) stereo video see-through for visual output, an optical tracker system for spatial tracking of user hand position and orientation; data gloves for fingers gesture recognition and voice recognition for input commands (Figure 1).
As input devices 3D tracking is provided for designers head and both hands, and two data gloves with electrical contact on fingertips.
The Company previously announced that their patented Bend Sensor([R]) technology was recently featured and recommended in a study completed and published by the University of Rome Tor Vergata and submitted by the University to the Journal of Neuroscience Methods in an article titled "Improving Performance of Data Gloves Based on Bend Sensors.
The resulting smaller devices provide precise head and hand tracking for Pinch Gloves, CyberGloves and Data Gloves operating in workbench tracking areas and large tracking areas up to 150 square meters.
Meta Motion also sells data gloves, face trackers, and software for motion capture and facial capture and animation, as well as for performance animation.
USB's 12 megabit/s data rate also accommodates a whole new generation of peripherals, including MPEG-2 video-based products, data gloves and digitizers.