To differentiate themselves from virtual reality schemes that have come and gone, the researchers are re-branding their effort as "real virtuality."Researchers Want to Add Touch, Taste and Smell to Virtual Reality | Wired Science from Wired.com
"The crucial thing for 'real virtuality' is that it will hit all five senses in a highly realistic manner," said Alan Chalmers, a professor at the University of Warwick Digital Lab. "You can't ignore the crossmodal effect. We need to have smell, we need to have taste."
Thursday, March 5, 2009
Researchers Want to Add Touch, Taste and Smell to Virtual Reality | Wired Science from Wired.com
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