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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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At the time, the company showed off a prototype of the headset which featured 3.
In addition, some of the newest consumer grade headsets come confusingly with batteries pre-installed, and these batteries cannot be changed, requiring headset replacement.
In practical terms, this means a soldier wearing the new ITH headset has a better chance of identifying the direction of incoming sniper fire than a soldier wearing the older interim headset," said Claiborne.
Microphone Boom--This component of a headset usually extends forward from the earpiece of a headset to a position around or near the mouth.
Renee Cleary, an attorney with an MBA, utilized her experience in computer hardware and software to analyze Bluetooth headset functionality and develop accessories that enhance headset usability.
Not just that, headset makers will also be able to provide users with accompanying devices such as controllers, which might also be wireless and feature hand-tracking technology, which will track a user's hand movement and create the accompanying experience in VR.
A lower cost design will also open up a wider range of retail channels for Bluetooth headsets and will also give mobile handset manufacturers the opportunity for low-cost headset bundling - driving Bluetooth attach rates in both devices.
The Scala-700 VoIP[TM] Dual Purpose Headset also features a phone activated location buzzer for finding a misplaced unit, battery status indicator, voice command, mute, redial, call reject and conference call capabilities.
The company licenses its technology to international manufacturers of hearing aids, headsets and other communication devices, and has a high performance team of audiologists, scientists, software programmers and DSP engineers, led by a business and management team, focused on rapid product development, scientific validation and sound commercial partnership.
Cardo products include the scala-500, scala-600 and scala-700 Bluetooth headsets; the scala-rider[TM] line of Bluetooth headsets for motorcycle helmets; and Bluetooth adapters, which convert any standard mobile phones or cordless land-line phones into Bluetooth capable devices.
The Roadwarrior CP150-TK and CP100-TK headsets are offered at a highly competitive suggested retail price of $19.