ERIC Number: EJ447512
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Virtual Reality and Cyberspace: From Science Fiction to Science Fact.
Stone, Robert J.
Information Services and Use, v11 n5-6 p283-300 1991
Traces the history of virtual reality (VR), or cyberspace, and describes some of the research and development efforts currently being carried out in the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States. Applications of VR in interactive computer-aided design (CAD), the military, leisure activities, spaceflight, teleconferencing, and medicine are described. (28 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Design, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Peripherals, Computer Simulation, Computer System Design, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Medicine, Military Training, Postsecondary Education, Recreational Activities, Research and Development, Space Exploration, Teleconferencing
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom; United States