Final Class Paper
Virtual, Augmented, Mixed reality, history
This paper will first provide background information about Virtual Reality in order to better analyze its development throughout history and into the future. Next, this essay begins an in-depth historical analysis of how virtual reality has developed prior to 1970, a pivotal year in Virtual Reality history, followed by an exploration of how this development paradigm shifted between the 1970's and the turn of the century. The historical analysis of virtual reality is concluded by covering the modern period from 2000-present. Finally, this paper examines the layout of the virtual reality field in respect to he history and innovations presented.
Chastin Gammage. "Exploring Oculus Rift: A Historical Analysis of the ‘Virtual Reality’ Paradigm" ART 108: Introduction to Games Studies (2017).