The vision of virtual reality has always been a huge temptation. Put goggles on and transport yourself to any destination. It’s equally exciting feeling as sex, drugs, alcohol or sevirios art forms. Mundane shell takes on a new metaphysical condition allowing transportation in the blink of an eye to the far distant unknown worlds. Born of technology, virtual reality at its core is an organic experience. Man meets machine, but what happens is strictly within the mind.
Is worth to explain what this future actually is. Meaningful definition of the term virtual reality is a little. Polish PWN Encyclopedia says that it is „synthesizing computer programs sensations received by the human senses
The concept of the currently used form was popularized by Jaron Lanier, who already in the 80s tried to construct a VR equipment. Virtual Reality is for him „way to use computer technology to create the effect of an interactive three-dimensional world in which objects give the impression of spatial presence.”
Although the origins of VR date back to the sixties of the twentieth century, is the most important period in the history of the technology took place in the nineties. Then suffered a spectacular defeat attempts commercial use of VR in the games, despite the fact that it took the then giants – Nintendo, Sega and Atari.