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tech museum opens virtual reality exhibit

san jose — it’s just before dawn in a post-apocalyptic world and a dim bluish hue fills a flat landscape — your canvas in a virtual world. with the flourish of a brush, you paint life-size art in 3-d and then walk right through it.that’s one of the many virtual experiences visitors at the tech museum of innovation can savor at their new exhibit, reboot reality, that opens friday.“the place is dedicated for immersive technologies, with the greatest and the latest tech out there,” said nadav hochman, experience developer at the tech. “this exhibit is focused on the future of creativity.”the tech is one of the first museums in the country to have a permanent exhibit like this one. “we’re really excited about the way vr is going to change everything,” said prinda wanakule, director of experience development at the tech.the museum partnered with innovators, artists and major silicon valley companies like google, facebook, stanford, adobe and hp to bring the best of virtual and augmented reality to the public.“we really harnessed all the creative juices from silicon valley,” said hochman.the exhibit is a treat for kids — and for kids of adult ages — boasting a wide range of technologies designed to foster creative confidence. visitors can sculpt digital clay on medium by oculus, paint virtual worlds in google tilt brush and compose shockingly-real oil paintings on a computer screen with adobe’s wetbrush.“this is really good for people who are tryi...