FUTURE OF VIRTUAL
Future of Virtual Reality
Difficult to predict
range predictions of technological
progress are much easier than long
It took a lot of imagination and vision to
predict the future
Computer development will affect the
future of Virtual Reality
Virtual reality systems may transform the nature
VR has been embraced by game makers as a great
new toy and the future of gaming
User will be able to play sports games in which
you will have to use your whole body
A virtual world will be design so people can see
and communicate with each other
VR as a learning medium in the future
VR can be applied in :
Distant education such as virtual classroom
Training such as combat warfare, doctors
Create unique environment for explorations
VR could be used primarily to help
architecture students to visualize in 3
With VR users can "walk through" a
building while it is still being designed.
VR Main Resources
Chosen Websites on VR
The Virtual Reality Society
QuickTime Virtual Reality Suite
VRML Works !!!
Virtual Reality Society
Three Links: World of VRS, What is VRS and VRS
World of VRS : Online Database of Virtual Reality
Glossary and Online Database of Virtual Reality
It provides the technical assistance on Virtual Reality and
also awareness of the VR contribution on industries.
World of VRS : Gives the historical background and the
objective of the society.
Founded in 1994.
Founded to give the meeting place for academics,
industrialists, researchers and students to discuss and learn
the new technologies on Virtual Reality.
Society’s journals are given four times per year.
Four membership types; Student, Associate, Member,
Fellow and Corporate.
The VRS Journals are official publications of the society
Its aim to disseminate research and provokes discussion on the
Journals written from vast collection of genres
Virtual Reality technology and software systems
Virtual Reality Application
Assessment of Virtual Reality System
Philosophical and ethical issues
Advances relevant to Virtual Reality
The Virtual Reality Society is a one
stop knowledge research
which provides the journals for reference and discussion.
Promotes the love of Virtual Reality researches and catalyses
the keenness of new enthusiasts on the topics.
QuickTime VR Authoring
It is the award
winning photorealistic Cross
Applications can play any Quicktime Movies and Quicktime
Several software integrated together in the suite.
QuickTime VR Authoring Tools.
Quicktime VR authoring Tools
create interactive VR scenes
with simple clicks.
create panoramic movies, object movies and multi
node scenes in QuickTime VR.
Add in navigations inside a VR scene.
Corel Draw 8.0
Enhances photo to gain more realism and
better rendering results.
Adds the directional sound to the VR scene.
rotate capability to QTVR objects.
Quicktime VR provides authoring tool resource
to help the VR user to finish their works.
VRML Works !!!
Step by step tutorials in teaching VRML.
Lesson One : Viewing VRML Worlds
Lesson Two: Visiting Some VRML Worlds.
Lesson Three: Building Your Own Worlds.
Lesson Four: VRML Models and Textures
Lesson Five: Frequently Asked Questions
Lesson Six: History
Lesson Seven : Cyberspace and virtual community.
Lesson Seven: Essay Reading.
Website acts as a resource for the new enthusiasts to learn the
language or a professional reference to the hot and latest
development on Virtual Reality.
Archive for VRML tutorials, VRML worlds and any other
Online resources ranges into four categories such as
knowledge, coding, software and the hybrid of any of
The future seems quite bright and future investment may
bear its fruit.
A brief idea
The general purpose of having conferences
is to exchange ideas and thoughts
Serves as a gathering place for people
around the world to trade information on
Virtual Reality World Congress
IEEE VR Meeting
New Brunswick USA 2000
Yokohama Japan 2001
Overall there is a lot of benefit
Development of ideas can be very fast
Spreads information across a huge number
of people fast
MAJOR BOOKS AND
The Future Of Virtual Reality
: John Makulowich
Pointed out a statements by Michael Donfrancesco, a senior executive with
InterSense whom preferred to discuss about augmented reality on top of
virtual reality because of the variety of the uses.
People soon will influence more toward interactive 3D features in internet
Next Generation of e
commerce, distance learning, entertainment, design &
The Second Future Of Virtual Reality In Industry And Medicine
Author: Leslie Versweyveld
Bob Stone, Chairman of the Amsterdam Euro
VR Mini Conference '97
stated that VR
will have a bright future
In UK, VR technology has been exercise into scientific environment & industries
VR has influence to be adopted into
design of semiconductor
one of main key point that lead into Real
Time 3D interaction
Limitation of 3D based system
high cost of equipment & implementation lead to
slow development of VR based
Virtual Reality past, present, and future
Author: Gina Cadzow, Rona MacKinnon & Juan Salgueiro
Focus briefly about all the related future prospects of VR
lead to various graphics application of 3D
influence better tactical planning
flight simulation & war training simulation
surgeon training with simulated environment
practice & improve skills of doctors
3D games & animated movies
3D internet application with interactive features
VR as teaching aid
driving lessons & test through simulated environment
enables people to deal with real life occurrences more competently
by safely simulate hazardous conditions