From Ferris wheels to virtual reality

July 1993
U.S. News & World Report;7/26/93, Vol. 115 Issue 4, p19
Pictures George Washington Gale Ferris Jr.'s first wheel bearing his name, which debuted at Chicago's World Columbian Exposition in 1893, a towering 264 feet and weighing 2.4 million pounds. Sega Enterprises and other companies are currently planning to give customers the thrills of such amusement-park rides through the interactive computer-based fantasy world of virtual reality. Sega's plans for VR simulations; Comments on virtual reality.


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