The goal of Immersive Virtual Reality is to completely immerse the user inside the computer generated world, giving the impression to the user that he/she has “stepped inside” the synthetic world.
Virtual Reality (VR) is the technology that provides almost real and/or believable experience in a synthetic or virtual way. The goal of Immersive VR is to completely immerse the user inside the computer generated world, giving the impression to the user that he/she has “stepped inside” the synthetic world. This can be achieved by using either the technologies of Head-Mounted Display(HMD) or multiple projections. Immersive VR with HMD uses HMD to project VR just in front of the eyes and allows users to focus on display without distraction. A magnetic sensor inside the HMD detects the users' head motion and feeds that information to the attached processor. Consequently, the user turns his or her head; the displayed graphics can reflect the changing viewpoint. The virtual world...
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(2008). Immersive Virtual Reality. In: Furht, B. (eds) Encyclopedia of Multimedia. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-78414-4_85
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