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Virtual Reality
 Compinfo Directory: Computer Aided Design
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 Glossary: virtual reality
 Hot Virtual Reality Sites (NIST)
 Human Interface Technology Laboratory
  A research and development lab at the University of Washington focusing on human computer interfaces and virtual interface technology.
 Human movement tracking technology (Axel Mulder, School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University)
  A discussion of general issues which must be considered in evaluating human movement tracking systems and a summary of currently available sensing technologies for tracking human movement
 Internet Resources in Virtual Reality (HITL, Washington Technology Center (WTC))
  The NCSA Virtual Reality (VR) laboratory is a research facility engaged in the exploration of new methods of visualizing and interfacing with scientific data and simulations. As part of the visualization effort at NCSA, the goal was to study, develop, and use improved methods of representating, presentating, and interacting with scientific (and other) data-sets.
 Newsgroup: sci.virtual-worlds
 Open Virtual Reality Testbed (NIST)
  This site covers a range of VR projects and resources
 OpenGL WWW Center (Silicon Graphics)
  OpenGL is the premier environment for developing portable, interactive 2D and 3D graphics applications. A low-level, vendor-neutral software interface, OpenGL has often been called the "Assembler Language" of computer graphics. In addition to providing enormous flexibility and functionality, OpenGL applications enjoy the broadest platform accessibility in the industry. Applications in the markets of CAD, Content Creation, Energy, Entertainment, Game Development, Manufacturing, Medical, VRML, and more have benefited from OpenGL's breadth of platform accessibility and depth of functionality.
 Rheingold's Brainstorms (Howard Rheingold)
  The Brainstorms Community includes a few hundred people from around the world who communicate about technology, the future, life online, culture, society, family, history, books, health, home, mind, phun, work and academiaville. The goal is to raise the bar for the level of discourse online -- and not forget to have fun.
 Terms and definitions - Virtual Reality (PC Webopedia)
  See this page for definition of these terms: avatar, HMD, IPIX, MOO, MUD, MUSH, QuickTime VR, tele-immersion, virtual reality, VRML
 UK VR-SIG: UK Virtual Reality Special Interest Group
  As part of the UK VR-SIG initiative an Internet accessible electronic database has been set up which will contain up to date information about on-going research and projects within the UK, as well as providing information about VR products and services. Electronic mailing lists have been also set up to provide a mechanism for distributing information about Virtual Reality events and an electronic newsletter. A discussion electronic mail list will also be created in the near future.
 Virtual Reality (Galaxy)
 Virtual Reality Archive (David Barberi)
 Virtual Reality Collection of Links (Chris Hand)
 Virtual Reality on the Internet (Yasuyuki Yanagida )
  This page is based on information from sci.virtual-worlds, other FTP/HTTP sites, etc.
 Web Developer's Library: Virtual Reality
 Resource Guide For Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) (Manufacturers Information Net)
 ScriptSearch The Worlds Largest CGI Library ( )
  Includes Java applets, compiled C/C++ programs, VRML worlds, and more, together with the ScriptSearch Forum where developers can communicate with each other
 VRML (3DSite)
  An extensive collection of reference sites
  "VRML is about perspective, defining the space ("The key ingredient, however, is the pursuit of insight and not pretty pictures.") and geometry, and the potential to develop Virtual Communities."
 VRML and JAVA3D Information Centre
 VRML Language Links (Programmers' Oasis)
 VRML Newsgroups and Mailing lists (3DSite)
 VRML Repository (Web3D Consortium.)
  The Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) is a standard language for describing interactive 3-D objects and worlds delivered across the Internet. The VRML Repository is an impartial, comprehensive, community resource for the dissemination of information relating to VRML.
 VRML Repository: Browsers (Web3D consortium)
  A VRML Browser or Plug-in is an application, or Web browser plug-in, used to view VRML files. Multiple VRML browsers are available, supporting features in the VRML 1.0 and VRML 2.0 specifications. Some VRML browsers support additional vendor-specific extensions.


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