“VR @ 50: Celebrating Ivan Sutherland’s 1968 Head-Mounted 3D Display System”

Entry Number: 04

Title:

    VR @ 50: Celebrating Ivan Sutherland's 1968 Head-Mounted 3D Display System

Abstract:


    This panel celebrates the First fully functioning 3D AR/VR system: real-time, see-through, stereo, perspective display; and two different head trackers: ultrasonic and mechanical (the “Sword of Damocles”). Ivan Sutherland (“father of Computer Graphics”), and team members Charles Seitz, Robert Sproull, Quintin Foster present. Graphics pioneer Fred Brooks reviews the system’s impact and legacy.