VR History

Flashback Friday Virtual Reality History

The following video is taken from The Computer Chronicles program which aired back in 1992. If you skip to the 7 min 30 seconds mark you will see a demo of early Virtual Reality. Video taken from TheCanadianToast YouTube cha...


Dactyl Nightmare 90s Virtual Reality on the Oculus Rift

A demo recently popped up on the Oculus Development forums from Swedish developer Breton that made me regress back to my pre-teen years . I remember watching an episode of Games Master back in 1992 when I was just 12 years old ...



1995 Virtual IO I-Glasses

1995 Video of Virtual IO’s I-Glasses. Virtual reality Head Mounted Display with headtracking. Source of below write up is taken from YouTube user Hidden Below This was the first i-glasses version released and had much low...


NASA VR HMD 1984

We take another trip back to the past with the video above posted on YouTube. This time we are all the way back to 1985 which is the year when the internet domain name system was first created, Born  in the USA was topping the...



1994 Atari Jaguar VR prototype

In early 1994, Atari and Virtuality teamed up to make a home-based VR system to work with the Atari Jaguar. They named the project JaguarVR and created two prototypes. In 1995 the first VR headset appeared -(Red unit)- was a lo...



2006 Toshiba Head Dome Projector

The Toshiba Head Dome Projector is one of the most striking displays ever created. Shown to the public for the first time back in 2006 it got a great deal of press coverage but for all the wrong reasons. Almost all the articles...


SEOS 120/40 Ultra Wide Field-of-View

Virtual Reality has come a long way the past couple of years thanks to the extremely competitive phone and tablet markets developing high resolutions screens and positional tracking systems and making them affordable to the gen...




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