Activities of Virtual Reality Society of Japan
The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
“Virtual Reality (VR)” is a name of the technology to give us an opportunity to go inside an image world synthesized by computers. This word has become popular to the public since 1989. Thanks to the progress of computer technology, various VR-like services and applications are available in our society nowadays. Virtual Reality Society of Japan (VRSJ) was established in 1996 to promote communication among the researchers and engineers of this field. This paper introduces the history and current activities of VRSJ and Virtual Reality R&D.