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Jargon and Acronyms | VR Technologies

Technology Jargon, acronyms and abbreviations explained

Jargon Busters

Ever wondered what all those techie words and acronyms actual mean?... well you're in the right place to find out! We have an extensive list of the most common tech words used in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)

Definitive VR Dictionary

  • NPC
  • NPC: Often referenced in game reviews. NPC simply means ‘Non playable character’. Essentially NPC’s are game characters that cannot be controlled by the player. Some examples of nonplayer characters; Russell in Half-Life: Alyx and the characters in Aegir’s Hall from the RPG adventure game ‘Asgard’s Wrath’.

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  • M.2 NVMe Drive
  • An M.2 NVMe Drive is a type of Solid State Drive (SSD) that plugs directly into a computer’s motherboard.

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  • SSD
  • A Solid State Drive is an external storage device for information on your computer. These are generally higher quality, faster and more expensive than other drives on the market. See 'Best SSD for gaming'.

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  • Avatar
  • Your avatar is a virtual representation of yourself in a game. These are often customisable and can be anything from humdrum cannon fodder to fantastical creatures.

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  • MoCap
  • This is short for motion capture, the process of transferring people’s physical movements into information that can be used to animate characters in video games and films.

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