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Virtual Dictionary


Vectors are a geometric method for storing and displaying spatial information and object detail as a series of points, lines, and polygons.

This has the advantage of not distorting or losing information as the object is resized, which is a constant issue with raster systems.

Below, we offer a selection of links from our resource databases which may match this term.

Related Dictionary Entries for Vector:


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Tangent Space



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Podcast: Augmented Reality for Advertisers
This podcast is in the main, created for advertisers by media advertiser specialists. It focusses on augmented reality in the main, but discusses some virtual reality initiatives as well. It shows how AR can really push a product and get customers excited about it in ways other media cannot. It also shows everyone else, how advertising can be seen as a positive vector for the mainstream uptake of this technology.


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October 29 - November 3, 2006
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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