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Virtual Reality Blueprints by John Williamson, Charles Palmer

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1968 – Teleyeglasses

Hugo Gernsback bridged the gap between the sections on Science Fiction and HMD Design. Hugo was a prolific publisher, publishing over 50 hobbyist magazines based around science, technology, and science fiction. The Hugo awards for science fiction are named after him. While readers loved him, his reputation among contemporary writers was less than flattering.

Hugo not only published science fiction, he himself wrote about futurism, from color television, to cities on the moon, to farming in space. In 1968, he debuted a wireless HMD, called the Teleyglasses, constructed from twin Cathode-ray tubes (CRT) with rabbit ear antenna.

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