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The VR Timeline

280 AD

When Euclid “father of geometry” was the first to Recognize depth perception is obtained when each eye simultaneously receives one of two dissimilar images of the same object.

1833

Sir Charles Wheatstone produces 1st Stereoscopic 3D Image.

1849

Scottish Scientist Sir David Brewster developed Brewster Stereoscope, which became the template for all future stereoscopic viewing.

1939

William Gruber & Harold Graves Team up to create the first widely distributed commercially stereoscope the Viewmaster.

The deve 1960

US Navy launches Transit Satellite based positioning system to aid in ship navigation

1973

U.S. Military begins planning comprehensive worldwide navigational system known as GPS -Global Positioning System

1992

Apple’s Introduces QuickTime VR

1994

Colin Johnson creates 1st  Modern Day VR experience of Dudley Castle.

Term Virtual Tour is coined as a cross between Virtual Reality and Royal Tour

2001

Keyhole Inc is founded

2004

Google acquirers Keyhole Earth Viewer becomes Google Earth.

2007

Google begins mapping the World Google Street View.

Virtual Technologies Start-ups begin quest for Best Virtual Travel Applications.

2007

Everyscape Launches blur algorithm

2008

VTour Introduces Industry 1st Hyper-lapse Virtual Travel.

2010

Google Launches Business View

2011

VTour Wins Best Innovation in Virtual Technology – Advertising Age

2012

Oculus Rift Raises $2.5 Million on Kickstarter

2014

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift for Two Billion

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