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head-mounted display

[¦hed ‚mau̇nt·əd di′splā]
(computer science)
A tracking device incorporating liquid-crystal displays or miniature cathode-ray tubes worn on a user's head to simulate a virtual environment (a three-dimensional sensation of depth) and to provide information on head movements for updating visual images.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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