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Promises of the virtual museum

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Promises of the virtual museum

Have we escaped the hype and death cycles that have plagued the history of virtual reality? In the last few years, as commercial virtual reality headsets and systems have become accessible, content developers, film festivals, and---most intriguing---galleries and museums are dipping their toes in the virtual pool.

By Jas Brooks, January 2019

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An investigation of current virtual reality interfaces

Virtual Reality hype is becoming a large part of everyday life. This paper explores the components of actual virtual reality systems, critiquing each in terms of human factors. The hardware and software of visual, aural, and haptic input and feedback are considered. Technical and human factor difficulties are discussed and some potential solutions are offered.

By Lynellen D. S. Perry, Christopher M. Smith, Steven Yang, April 1997

PDF | HTML | In the Digital Library