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Mark Bolas Explains Virtual Reality for Time.Com

January 23, 2015

Time, in an article on how virtual reality headsets work, featured Mark Bolas of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies. The story noted his lab “is a major reason why we’re seeing a boom in virtual reality today” and that his team has included Scott Fisher, who directed NASA’s earliest VR efforts and Palmer Luckey, who founded Oculus VR. The story also mentioned a 2011 breakthrough at Bolas’ lab that allowed VR displays to expand their fields of view. The story covered FOV2GO, a free template for constructing VR eyepieces using cardboard and a smartphone.