While the visuals and content of "Vital Journey/ Virtual Heart"

were designed by Beverly Reiser, the technology supporting

the installation was supplied by Vivid Group of Toronto Canada,

http://www.vividgroup.com .

Vivid Group‚s gesture recognition technology is the key to their

video camera based, unencumbered virtual reality system. This

allows participants to view themselves on projection screens and

interact with the animations that surround their live onscreen

video image. It allows for full body interaction without having

to wear, touch or hold anything. You see yourself on the screen.

When you move the virtual world responds to your presence.

Vivid Group

317 Adelaide Street West #302

Toronto, Canada M5V 1P9

416 340 9290