The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

TERMIUM Plus®, one of the largest terminology and linguistic data banks in the world, gives you access to millions of terms in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. You can find terms, abbreviations, definitions and usage examples in a wide range of specialized fields. The data bank is an essential tool for understanding an acronym, checking an official title, finding an equivalent in another language, and much more.

Virtual Reality Terminology

What do “augmented virtuality,” “extended reality,” “social virtual reality” and “spatial augmented reality” have in common? They are terms representing concepts in the field of virtual reality. Would you like to know more about them? Read on.

The Translation Bureau, in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization, prepared records in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese in the field of virtual reality. Many of the terms featured on these records were validated by Canadian subject-field experts. These records can be identified by the subject field “Collaboration with WIPO” in TERMIUM Plus® and are now available for consultation.


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