INVENTOR IN THE FIELD OF VIRTUAL REALITY
SENSORAMA MACHINE
Morton's most famous invention and the reason he has been touted as the Father of Virtual Reality. The Sensorama Machine was invented in 1957 and patented in 1962 under patent # 3,050,870. It is a simulator for one to four people that provides the illusion of reality using a 3-D motion picture with smell, stereo sound, vibrations of the seat, and wind in the hair to create the illusion. Parts of the Sensorama are two other inventions which made it possible, the Sensorama Motion Picture Projector and the Sensorama 3-D Motion Picture Camera.
Sensorama Patent
TELESPHERE MASK
Morton's first patent, the Telesphere Mask under patent # 2,955,156 was patented in 1960. It is the first ever head-mounted display, which provides stereoscopic (3-D) TV, wide vision and true stereo sound.
Telesphere Mask Patent
EXPERIENCE THEATER
The Experience Theater is a version of the Sensorama Simulator but for a larger audience. It was patented in 1969 under patent  # 3,469,837. It is a motion picture theater with a large semi-spherical screen, showing 3-D motion pictures, with peripheral imagery, directional sound, aromas, wind, temperature variations and body tilting of the seat. The audience is seated in the focus point in arena seating.
Experience Theater Patent
OTHER INVENTIONS IN VR THAT HAVE BEEN BUILT
THRILLERAMA THEATER
rear Projected -D motion picture system with live actors in front of the screen, interacting with the 3-D images on the screen.
BIG PIX 3-D VIEWER
A still viewer, that presents large peripheral 3-D images, which can be folded flat nad sent through the mail.
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