• VR Concept

    When did the concept for virtual reality first emerge?

    The concept of virtual reality has existed for centuries and it is only in the last decade that we have developed the technology to start realizing the full potential of what VR can offer. No one actually knows who first thought of virtual reality, but discussions of a blurring between illusion and reality were held as early as the 1800’s. To understand how virtual reality has evolved, we have provided a brief timeline of some major events during the last 60 years that have proved instrumental in the development of this technology. 1962 – Morton Heilig’s Sensorama machine Although not strictly virtual reality, the Sensorama machine provided a multi-sensory experience…