September 15, 2020
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⟶ Updated 6 Nov 2018 ⟶
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Morton Heilig Created the Sensorama, a 3D display, vibrating seat, and scent producer.
Thomas A. Furness III introduced Super Cockpit, a visual flight for the Air Force.
MIT created the Aspen Movie Map, a hypermedia experience that allowed users to take a virtual tour.
Ivan Sutherland created the Sword of Damocles, widely considered to be the first VR headset.
Atari Sunnyvale Research Laboratory, led by Alan Kay, founded to explore VR.
Jonathan Waldern founded Virtuality, a company in the UK that produced arcade headsets.
Sega introducced the Sega VR-1, a head-tracking VR device.
Valve lauches VR effort to create headset with truly immersive presence.
Oculus crowdfunds $2.4M, promises a $300 VR development headset.
Facebook acquires Oculus for reported $2B.
Google releases Cardboard, a do-it-yourself VR headset.
Valve and HTC plan to release Vive VR headset.
Oculus plans to release consumer Rift VR headset
Sony plans to release PLaystation VR headset for PS4
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