Immersive Technologies

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and More

The Metaverse is all about immersive experience. To make experiences immersive, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and extended reality (XR) are vital concepts with associated technologies. This chapter will give a practical description and some examples to illustrate how they will support the development of Metaverse applications and how they are progressing today.


VR is a concept to describe an alternative, separate environment that has been created using digital tools. This environment provides a simulated experience of a different reality and makes users feel immersed, located in a different world. VR systems operate so that the ...

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