The Reality Files #10

The Super Cockpit (1986) by Thomas A. Furness

Aki Järvinen
The Reality Files

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A slide that has a drawing of the 3D cockpit view and an illustration of the pilot with a special helmet accessing a haptic interface with their finger.
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Tom Furness is generally acknowledged as one of the VR pioneers. The paper covered here was written during his time at Armstrong Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory in Ohio, US. It was published in 1986 in the Proceedings of the 30th annual meeting of the Human Factors Society.

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Aki Järvinen
The Reality Files

Technologist, PhD., aspiring Ethicist. Now Unexamined Technology on Substack. In my past, various immersive technology write-ups in The Reality Files, etc.