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virtual headphones

(1) Simulating the privacy of a headset without wearing a head-worn unit. By adjusting the timing of the sound waves, the sound from the computer's speakers is aimed at the listener, whose location has been pinpointed by several microphones in the room. See headset.

(2) A set of headphones that delivers a surround sound feeling to the listener. See headphones.
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Put on that virtual headset, click and wander around your chosen house and neighbourhood.
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Samsung Electronics recently unveiled the "Gear VR" a virtual headset. This is a collaboration with Facebook which bought Oculus.
For example, when riding a glass elevator, a metal bar matching the bar location in the virtual headset was provided for the subject to hold in the real world.
"One featured a guy from Aberdeen who has a mobile gaming tent with virtual headsets and different games, so hopefully we're appealing to the teenagers with that.
Virtual headsets provide a firsthand experience of a simulated reality, to the exclusion of the actual surroundings.
Legoland debuted a virtual reality component on its Project X roller coaster on March 23, while SeaWorld quietly removed the virtual headsets from its Kraken roller coaster.
Other scenarios envisaged included virtual headsets with which holiday- makers can 'tour' their chosen resort