A Tryst With Drupal And Virtual Reality

| August 24, 2018

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Evolution of virtual reality can be traced as far back as the 1800s. Charles Wheatstone’s vision of creating a three-dimensional effect led to the invention of Stereoscope whose methods sowed seeds for modern-day products. Virtual reality has seen a surge in the 2010s with 92% of the respondents surveyed in the United States in 2017 aware of this term. Another survey in 2017 reveals that 47% of the respondents love the feeling of entering into the new world through VR.

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