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By Douglas Trumbull
Produced By Warner Home Video
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SimStim is literally Simulated Stimulation, and is a logical parallel to VR. Rather than experiencing a full VR or AR experience in which your mind is placed inside a Metaverse matrix, a completely simulated reality; or the joys of physical reality -meatspace- with additional VR components grafted on, SimStim opens up a third possibility.
Viewing the world through another person's eyes, hearing with their ears, feeling with their skin, smelling with their nose. Full sensory stimulation of another person, total passivity.
"'Good,' Piper said, more to herself than to Angie, touching something on the board. 'Again.' Angie felt the weave thicken beneath her fingertips. 'Again.'