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Virtual reality (VR) is the use of computer modeling and simulation that enables a person to interact with an artificial three-dimensional (3-D) visual or other sensory environment.
The term virtual reality was coined in 1987 by Jaron Lanier, whose research and engineering contributed a number of products to the nascent VR industry.
Applications of virtual reality include entertainment (particularly video games), education (such as medical or military training) and business (such as virtual meetings).
Simulation-based virtual reality, avatar image-based virtual reality, projector-based virtual reality, desktop-based virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, cyberspace, head-mounted display.
171 million people use VR technology today.
The first VR Headset came out in the 1960’s.
Seventy-eight of Americans are familiar with virtual reality.