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NASA employee using VRShort for Virtual Reality, VR is a computer-generated artificial environment that allows a user to view, explore, and manipulate the environment and a term popularized by Jaron Lanier. Virtual Reality is a computer generated reality manipulated and explored using various input devices such as goggles, headphones, gloves, or a computer. Using these devices a user can browse throughout a virtual world or pickup and manipulate virtual objects. The picture shows a NASA employee using a VR system.

Also see: 3D, Augmented reality, Augmented reality, Hardware device, Input device, Kinect, Virtual, VRML