Virtuality Sphere (HQ)

Virtuality Sphere (HQ)

Sphere is a game that was made for the Virtuality 2000 Series sitdowns (SD). You control a tank and have to capture a sphere in the battlefield while avoiding to be shot by other tanks....
Back In The USSR

Back In The USSR

USA and other western world faced consumer-focused Virtual Reality boom in late 80s and early 90s, accurately when USSR is fall apart. VR came to big industrial cities of post USSR later in 1995 – 1998, when VR hype slowly begin to fall down in USA. That was in a few...
Siggraph ’92 Wrap

Siggraph ’92 Wrap

The media drops in on Siggraph ’92 in Chicago:     Definitely a show that I outsmarted myself on. Had an exhibitor’s badge from a friend (thanks Marilyn!), and while touring the exhibits before opening I found a booth where the exhibitor had bailed…...
1995 Virtual IO I-Glasses

1995 Virtual IO I-Glasses

1995 Video of Virtual io’s I-Glasses. Virtual reality Head Mounted Display with headtracking. This was the first i-glasses version released and had much lower resolution than the i-glasses they sell today. Back in 1995 this was one of the first affordable home...
Nothing New Under the Sun!

Nothing New Under the Sun!

It’s 1985 and there’s already a nice high resolution, wide field of view VR helmet (from VPL Research), glove system, and 6 DOF tracking of both helmet and glove, thanks to Scott Fisher and NASA Ames.  In particular, check out the LEEP wide FOV optics...