artificial reality

artificial reality


Origin:
1985–90

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Main Entry:  artificial reality
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  virtual reality; a computer simulation of reality using video and 3D graphics
Example:  The company created an artificial reality system of traffic in an urban area.
Etymology:  Introduced by Myron Krueger in the mid-1970s to describe his computer- generated responsive environments.
Usage:  computing
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