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virtual image

[′vər·chə·wəl ′im·ij]
(optics)
An optical image from which rays of light only appear to diverge, without actually being focused there.

virtual image

In graphics, the complete graphic image stored in memory, not just the part of it that is displayed at the current time.
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The new product automatically updates and patches the offline virtual images periodically so they no longer pose a security risk to the virtual environment when they are activated.
In other words, the retina itself provides the screen for the virtual image, which will be as detailed as any computer graphics produced on a monitor.
A leader in virtual imaging technologies and products, eMagin integrates high-resolution OLED (organic light emitting diode) microdisplays, magnifying optics, and systems technologies to create a virtual image that appears comparable to that of a computer monitor or a large-screen television.
eMagin has developed and patented on-display processing to deliver seamless 3D virtual images in motion-tracking head-mounted displays.
Company: Virtual Images Unlimited Headquarters Address: 636 E.
Nasdaq: FALC) today announced the TimeMark(TM) Option for IPStor, delivering another innovative, industry-first capability to help IT professionals maximize the availability of data by tracking multiple virtual images of the same disk marked by "time".
The virtual images can be changed at any time, including the removal or addition of audio tracks to the image.

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