Today’s infographic reviews some of the technology that spurred the evolution of virtual reality over the last nine decades and takes a closer look at some of the devices on the market today.
The comments above and below are excerpts from an article by Jeff Desjardins (VisualCapitalist.com) which has been edited ([ ]) and abridged (…) to provide a faster and easier read. The infographic itself is from Communications@Syracuse.
For much of modern history, people have longed to find ways to temporarily escape the mundane and sometimes harsh realities of everyday life. Following the invention of the Gutenberg press, readers could use their imaginations to “get lost” in fiction books to take a break from all things ordinary.
More recently, it has been inventions such as television, movies, and video games that have gotten us even closer to achieving true escapism. While that progress is impressive, however, it is likely that today’s virtual reality technology may be the biggest leap forward yet…[allowing] us the ultimate escape.
We will be able to completely immerse in new experiences such as journeying to new planets, solving mysteries, or flying alongside our favorite superheroes to prevent the next global catastrophe.
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