Virtual Reality was certainly the most popular topic at the major as well as small tech conferences and events in 2016. The most discussed themes were how virtual reality will influence our lives and its impact in entertainment, social media, games, work, education as well as medicine. Virtual reality devices will perhaps be found in every home only in 2 or 3 years from now due to the fact that each day the VR technology is more powerful, accessible, cheaper and compatible with greater range of our devices.

However, there has not been anyone who spoke about how the concept of virtual reality has been developed. What is the history behind this currently highly entertaining technology? How much time did it take engineers to create the elaborate devices we see today?

The following infographic provides a history of VR featuring 12 milestones that made virtual reality what it is today.

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History of VR infographic

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