However, Ela Darling, cofounder of VRTube and VR content manager at Cam4VR, told International Business Times there is a vast psychological difference between old school content and interactive content, like VR with teledildonics
. "When I did perform in VR, I feel like people are just generally kinder to you," Darling said.
(142) For an overview, see Teledildonics
Homepage, http://www.teledildonics.com (last visited Oct.
"Neuromimesis, Cyberlesque, Teledildonics
, and Cyborgasm Erotica," CD-ROM World, 8 (October 1993): 66-69.
But as a practicality, with eyephones, datagloves, bodysuits and feedback loops, entering a world of computer-generated simulations of everything from a "smart" bomber to a protein molecule, from cadavers (virtual surgery) to solar systems (virtual astronomy), VR is still at a clumsy holographic stage, with here and there some "telepresence" (seeing things from a robot's point of view), but yet to cross the "vibrotactile" threshold, not even up to the primitive standards of Gibson's "simstims," and nowhere near the great wet dream of "teledildonics
" (virtual sex).
For some participants the climax of the program may have been the special evening session "Multimedia Erotica" that reviewed the history of erotica in the visual arts, and discussed the implication of "virtual reality and teledildonics
" on this market.