Who knew augmented reality debuted in 1968?
Ivan Sutherland creates the first head-mounted display -1968
The first head mounted display system was developed in 1968, using computer-generated graphics to show users simple wireframe drawings.
The 1st & Ten Line system is broadcast by Sportvision - 1998
NFL debuts one of the first augmented reality projects. Sportvision casts the first virtual yellow first down marker during a live nfl game.
NASA utilizes augmented reality - 1999
The NASA X-38 spacecraft is flown using an augmented reality dashboard for flying navigation. The AR interface overlayed map data to provide enhanced visual direction for pilots.
The debut of Google Glass - 2014
Google announces shipment for Google Glass devices for consumers, thus starting the trend of wearable augmented reality.
AR/VR investment sky rises - 2016
Augmented reality and virtual reality investment reach $1.1 Billion this year
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