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VWS Auction: VR History at AWE

Tue, Jun 18 12:00 PM – Thu, Jun 20 3:00 PM PDT

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Add to Calendar 2024-06-18 12:00:00 2024-06-20 15:00:00 America/Los_Angeles VWS Auction: VR History at AWE Own one of the most coveted items in VR history! A Collector's Poster of the first fully immersive headset, and a personal 90 minute conversation with Dr. Tom Furness. Forty years ago, Dr. Tom Furness led the USAF team that developed the first fully immersive wide field-of-view 3D VR display system termed the Visual Coupled Airborne Systems Simulator (VCASS). He used this as a demonstrator for the Super Cockpit project…the cockpit that pilot wears. The VCASS became the world’s first glimpse into the Metaverse and was featured on network television and other media outlets during 1985-1989. It was a culmination of Dr. Furness’ early work in virtual and augmented reality that began in 1966. Place your bid quickly, as this auction is only at AWE June 18-20. Participants are able to bid on site and on line. <br> LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER - LONG BEACH, CA - 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Own one of the most coveted items in VR history! A Collector's Poster of the first fully immersive headset, and a personal 90 minute conversation with Dr. Tom Furness. Forty years ago, Dr. Tom Furness led the USAF team that developed the first fully immersive wide field-of-view 3D VR display system termed the Visual Coupled Airborne Systems Simulator (VCASS). He used this as a demonstrator for the Super Cockpit project…the cockpit that pilot wears. The VCASS became the world’s first glimpse into the Metaverse and was featured on network television and other media outlets during 1985-1989. It was a culmination of Dr. Furness’ early work in virtual and augmented reality that began in 1966. Place your bid quickly, as this auction is only at AWE June 18-20. Participants are able to bid on site and on line.

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