Short history – the beginnings of a new reality

AR is not a new technology. The beginnings of AR begin with the machine that was invented by Morton Heilig, a philosopher, visionary, and filmmaker, when, in 1957, he began to build a prototype with an appearance similar to the arcade video game machines that were very popular in the 90s. The following image shows a schema of how the prototype worked:

A schema on how the invention worked (This image is created by Morton Heilig)

Morton called his invention Sensorama, an experience that projected 3D images, added a surround sound, made the seat vibrate, and created wind that was thrown as air at ...

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