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Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality

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Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality

Jaron Lanier

Mathematics & Sciences; Virtual reality

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Jaron Lanier, `the father of Virtual Reality ... a high-tech genius' (Sunday Times), tells the extraordinary story of how... [more]

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

David M. Ewalt

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Virtual reality

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Technology has often progressed in leaps and bounds, with life-altering consequences for humankind. From the telegraph to... [more]

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Experience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It Can Do

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Experience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It...

Jeremy Bailenson

Society & Social Sciences; Virtual reality

Hardback

An in-depth look at virtual reality and how it can be harnessed to improve our everyday lives. [more]

$40.95

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Digital Representations of the Real World: How to Capture, Model, and Render Visual Reality

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Digital Representations of the Real World: How to Capture, Model, and Render...

Marcus A. Magnor (Technical University Braunschweig, Germany), Oliver Grau (Intel GmbH, Germany), Olga Sorkine-Hornung (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Christian Theobalt (Max Planck Institut fur Informatik, Saarbrucken, Germany)

3D graphics & modelling; Virtual reality

Hardback

Create Genuine Visual Realism in Computer Graphics Digital Representations of the Real World: How to Capture, Model,... [more]

$168.00

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Haptics

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Haptics

Lynette Jones (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Robotics; Virtual reality; Human-computer interaction

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An accessible, nontechnical overview of active touch sensing, from sensory receptors in the skin to tactile surfaces on flat... [more]

$34.99

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Mixed and Augmented Reality in Medicine

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Mixed and Augmented Reality in Medicine

Terry M. Peters (Robarts Research Institute, Western University, Canada), Cristian A. Linte, Ziv Yaniv (TAJ Technologies Inc, USA), Jacqueline Williams

Surgery; Biomedical engineering; Medical physics; Virtual reality

Hardback

Augmented reality (AR) is transforming how we work, learn, play and connect with the world, and is now being introduced to... [more]

$242.00

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Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

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Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

Jennifer Whyte, Agana Nikolic

Architectural structure & design; Virtual reality

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Focuses on virtual reality applications for design of the built environment. This guide provides an overview of industrial... [more]

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Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

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Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

Jennifer Whyte, Agana Nikolic

Architectural structure & design; Virtual reality

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Focuses on virtual reality applications for design of the built environment. This guide provides an overview of industrial... [more]

$200.00

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Virtual Reality Filmmaking: Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers

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Virtual Reality Filmmaking: Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers...

Celine Tricart (Lucid Dreams Productions, USA)

Film movie production: technical skills; Digital animation; Virtual reality

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Virtual Reality Filmmaking presents a comprehensive guide to the use of virtual reality in filmmaking, including narrative,... [more]

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Virtual Reality Filmmaking: Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers

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Virtual Reality Filmmaking: Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers...

Celine Tricart (Lucid Dreams Productions, USA), Bernard Mendiburu

Film movie production: technical skills; Digital animation; Virtual reality

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Virtual Reality Filmmaking presents a comprehensive guide to the use of virtual reality in filmmaking, including narrative,... [more]

$231.00

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Virtualization Essentials

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Virtualization Essentials

Matthew Portnoy

Virtual reality

Paperback

Learn virtualization skills by building your own virtual machine Virtualization Essentials, Second Edition provides new... [more]

$62.95

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Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage

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Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage

Anna Bentkowska-Kafel (King's College London, UK), Hugh Denard (Trinity College Dublin), Hugh Denard

History: theory & methods; Imaging systems & technology; Virtual reality

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Addressing a range of cognitive and technological challenges, the authors make a strong case for a wider recognition of three-dimensional... [more]

$242.00

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Haptic Rendering: Foundations, Algorithms, and Applications

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Haptic Rendering: Foundations, Algorithms, and Applications

Ming C. Lin, Miguel Otaduy

Virtual reality

Hardback

Provides an overview of haptic rendering algorithms and their applications. This work examines various approaches and techniques... [more]

$137.00

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Collaborative Access to Virtual Museum Collection Information: Seeing Through the Walls

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Collaborative Access to Virtual Museum Collection Information: Seeing Through...

John J. Riemer, Bernadette G. Callery

Museums & museology; Virtual reality

Paperback

Get practical tools to successfully develop collaborative online learning... [more]

$46.99

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Collaborative Access to Virtual Museum Collection Information: Seeing Through the Walls

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Collaborative Access to Virtual Museum Collection Information: Seeing Through...

John J. Riemer, Bernadette G. Callery

Museums & museology; Virtual reality

Hardback

Get practical tools to successfully develop collaborative online learning... [more]

$77.99

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Spatial Augmented Reality: Merging Real and Virtual Worlds

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Spatial Augmented Reality: Merging Real and Virtual Worlds

Oliver Bimber (Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Germany), Ramesh Raskar

Virtual reality

Hardback

A useful guide for beginners and experts in digital art and media, this book discusses spatial augmented reality approaches... [more]

$143.00

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Virtual Theatres: An Introduction

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Virtual Theatres: An Introduction

Gabriella Giannachi

Theatre Studies; Virtual reality

Hardback

Virtual Theatres presents the theatre of the 21st century in which everything - even the viewer - can be simulated. Gabriella... [more]

$177.00

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Virtual Reality and Communication Ethics: A Special Double Issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics

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Virtual Reality and Communication Ethics: A Special Double Issue of the...

Clifford G. Christians

Ethics & moral philosophy; Virtual reality

Paperback

This special double issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics resulted from the third annual international conference and... [more]

$73.99

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Virtual and Adaptive Environments: Applications, Implications, and Human Performance Issues

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Virtual and Adaptive Environments: Applications, Implications, and Human...

Lawrence J. Hettinger, Michael W. Haas

Psychology; Operating systems; Virtual reality; Human-computer interaction

Hardback

With contributions from a collection of authors consisting of many recognizable experts in the field of virtual and adaptive... [more]

$273.00

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Multimedia and Virtual Reality: Designing Multisensory User Interfaces

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Multimedia and Virtual Reality: Designing Multisensory User Interfaces

Alistair Sutcliffe

Graphical & digital media applications; Virtual reality

Hardback

A comprehensive guide to multimedia and visual reality, this book covers such topics as: background and usability concepts;... [more]

$133.00

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Virtual Reality in Geography

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Virtual Reality in Geography

Peter Fisher, David Unwin

Agriculture & related industries; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing; Virtual reality

Hardback

created for researching and teaching using techniques from the field of virtual reality. Of great interest to those working... [more]

$252.00

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Fundamentals of Wearable Computers and Augmented Reality

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Fundamentals of Wearable Computers and Augmented Reality

Woodrow Barfield (Associate Editor, Virtual Reality Journal, USA), Thomas Caudell (University of New Mexico)

3D graphics & modelling; Computer hardware; Virtual reality

Paperback

Presents coverage of the technologies and interface design issues associated with wearable computers and augmented reality... [more]

$252.00

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Binaural and Spatial Hearing in Real and Virtual Environments

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Binaural and Spatial Hearing in Real and Virtual Environments

Robert Gilkey, Timothy R. Anderson

Human reproduction, growth & development; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics); Neurosciences; Signal processing; Virtual reality

Hardback

This volume is the result of a Conference on Binaural and Spatial Hearing, which was held in response to rapid developments... [more]

$273.00

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