ERIC Number: ED359951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Human Interface Technology Laboratory.
Washington Univ., Seattle. Washington Technology Center.
This booklet contains information about the Human Interface Technology Laboratory (HITL), which was established by the Washington Technology Center at the University of Washington to transform virtual world concepts and research into practical, economically viable technology products. The booklet is divided into seven sections: (1) a brief description of virtual worlds technology; (2) a description of HITL and how it interfaces with its parent institutions and surrounding community; (3) a list of HITL staff, fellows, and students, with a one-paragraph description of the activities of each; (4) a description of the Virtual Worlds Consortium, which works to enhance commercial applications of virtual worlds technology and a list of participating corporations; (5) lists of HITL core activities, enabling technologies, projected concept demonstration dates, and targeted markets; (6) an order form and a list of approximately 60 HITL technical publications; and (7) reprints from newspaper and magazine articles about virtual reality and HITL. A brief description of "sci.virtual-worlds," a multidisciplinary USENET newsgroup devoted to discussions of the subject, is given on the inside back cover. (KRN)
Descriptors: Business, Electronic Mail, Higher Education, Laboratories, Man Machine Systems, Personnel, Publications, Research and Development, Research and Development Centers, Videotape Cassettes
Human Interface Technology Laboratory, University of Washington, FJ-15, Seattle, WA 98195 (Order No. M-90-3, $5).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle. Washington Technology Center.