Until fairly recently, the dream of donning a headset and dropping into a virtual world belonged purely in the realms of science fiction, like ‘s Holodeck or . Thanks to the work of companies like Oculus, HTC, and others, that’s no longer the case. Virtual reality’s history goes back a whole lot further than that. In the following article you can read about eight of the major landmarks in tech history that made the VR dream a virtual reality.