Infographic: The Evolution of Virtual Reality, From 1883 to 2020

August 10, 2016

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A new infographic from eyewear company Frames Direct and infographic design agency Nowsourcing shows us exactly how much VR has evolved through history—and how it might grow in the next few years. Sony and Samsung, for example, are developing contact lenses that allow users to both record and stream video. Meanwhile, Facebook is working on AR glasses that ensure our social streams go wherever we do by overlaying a virtual reality on the real world (much like in Pokémon Go).

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