Virtual Reality

The tech platform of the future is being created in Seattle, and it’s already transforming the delivery of health care


Virtual and augmented reality are about to explode in popularity, thanks to the next generation of iPhones and iPads. 

Ever since his school days on Mercer Island, Jake Rubin has dreamed of creating a holodeck like the one on the Star Trek television series — a virtual reality experience so immersive that it is perceived as real.

After years of hype about virtual reality, it stands ready to move from The Matrix and Avatar into real life, with applications ranging from gaming to e-sales, from collaborative product design to remote surgery. What’s more, many companies in the Seattle region will reap the benefits.

Envelop VR is pushing into new tech worlds.