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What does VR stand for?

VR stands for Virtual Reality

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Groundbreaking mining technology, such as virtual reality labs, developed by a research consortium affiliated with Laurentian University, has caught the attention of major South American geologists.
Abstract This paper reports a case study of 13 college students engaging in a role-play activity of a Maui legend in the synchronous web-based virtual reality environment.
Virtual reality machines, hyped in the recent films "Disclosure" and "Virtuosity," are helmets equipped with computerized visors that enable the wearer to vicariously participate in athletic events, hand-to-hand combat, air battles, marriage, or some other death-defying feat.
Such are the dreams of researchers interested in virtual reality -- systems in which a human operator can interact with a computer-generated world (SN: 1/4/92, p.
|1~ Virtual reality and hypertext might be seen as similarly both scientific and poetic, and both are similarly concerned with negotiating what would otherwise be an overwhelming proliferation of data.