NASA Spinoff Database: Wrap-Around Worlds

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1998
Reference Number: JSC-SO-45
Category: Consumer/Home/Recreation
Origin: Developed for Astronauts as a Virtual Workstation To Hone Spacewalking Skills

Flogiston Corporation was included in Spinoff 1992 for its stress reducing chair based on data from NASA's Anthropometric Source Book. Now, under a NASA SBIR, Flogiston developed a new form of immersion in virtual and video spaces called Neutral Immersion. The technology is called Flostation and is the commercial spinoff from the astronaut training system. Motorola purchased the first Flostation for testing and demonstrating a new warping chip it is developing.

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Page Number in Published book: 70

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