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Sep 19 2017   4:29PM GMT

VR headset (virtual reality headset)

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AR/VR
Virtual Reality

A virtual reality headset is a heads-up display (HUD) that allows users to interact with simulated environments and experience a first-person view (FPV). Continued…

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“Businesses adopting virtual and augmented reality technologies need a robust application development infrastructure — one that supports a variety of headgear, networking options and software.” – Paul Korzeniowski

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Quiz Yourself
________ reality uses an existing environment and overlays digital information on top of it.
a. Virtual
b. Augmented
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