Usability Views Article Details
 home | timeline | recent | popular | e-reports | userati | about this site

Ubiquitous Computing (17 Mar 1996)
Ubiquitous computing is roughly the opposite of virtual reality. Where virtual reality puts people inside a computer-generated world, ubiquitous computing forces the computer to live out here in the world with people. Virtual reality is primarily a horse power problem; ubiquitous computing is a very difficult integration of human factors, computer science, engineering, and social sciences.
Article URL: http://www.ubiq.com/hypertext/weiser/UbiHome.html

Read 92 more articles from findability.org sorted by date, popularity, or title.
Next Article: A wearable computer for use in microgravity space and other non-desktop environments
This site is a labour of love built by Chris McEvoy