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Immersive Technology: A type of interactive on-line technology that creates a complete aural and visual environment that places remote participants in a virtual space where they can interact naturally. In relation to video it means the surround effect. An immersive environment is an environment providing complete effect of presence by means of certain technologies.
In Vitro: Outside of the living organism or natural system; usually referring to artificial experimental systems such as cultures, cell-free extracts, etc.
In Vivo: Within the living organism or natural system.
Interface: An input device or rather a point of intersection between the user and the computer for the exchange of information. The most common instruments which can facilitate this interface are the keyboard, the mouse, the Touch-screen and the joystick. A graphical user interface provides its user with a more or less "picture-oriented" means of interacting with technology. A programming interface, consisting of a set of statements, functions, options, and other ways of expressing program instructions and data provided by a program or language for a programmer's use.