I saw the future today. I mean that. I got the chance here at MWC to try the new VR headset Valve and HTC are developing. Is it good? It’s absolutely incredible. This thing is just… my god you guys I can’t even.
While we still have a ways to go before the advent of photon torpedoes and warp drives, Stony Brook University has just brought us one step closer to our Star Trek future with the unveiling of its immersive video projection system, the Reality Deck. What? Holodeck was already taken.
Star Trek TNG’s holodeck is a staple of geek lore, but its interface was designed 20 years ago. Bruce Branit’s World Builder is a short much along the same technological theme, but made today.