Can Tourism be Replaced by Virtual Reality Technology?

  • Sabine Musil
  • Georg Pigel


There is no doubt that Virtual Reality (VR) technology will be exploited by the entertainment industry. In this paper we will discuss the trend towards a more and more artificial environment in which to consume our spare time, a trend which is enforced by public panic of a polluted nature. In this context we will show the visions VR technology offers, its strengths and its defeciencies. In our conclusions we will attempt to answer the question of the title.


Virtual Reality Virtual Space Tactile Feedback Virtual Reality System Virtual Reality Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabine Musil
    • 1
  • Georg Pigel
    • 1
  1. 1.Vienna User Interface GroupWienAustria

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