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The Nova Scotia Community College, Truro Campus is holding a
public demonstration of its new virtual reality tracking system
tomorrow (Friday, May 31) at 8 p.m.

Will Bauer, virtual reality developer and owner of Acoustic
Positioning Research of Edmonton will present a short discussion
on the system, which he invented. 

His talk, entitled "The Gesture and Media System, Virtual and
Integrated Media" will be followed by a hands-on demonstration. 

Members of the public are invited to take part in the
demonstration. The system allows individuals to walk through an
interactive space - literally turning themselves into a computer
mouse. Participants will interact with a virtual environment
entitled Idle Hands, which was created by Interactive Technology
faculty member Steve Gibson and Spanish media artist Rafael

All members of the public and media are invited to attend the


Contact: Steve Gibson or Catherine MacIsaac 902-893-5360

jlw                    May 30, 1996         4:50 p.m.