The first VR glasses were invented in 1963
He now invents only in broad outline, leaving the actual mechanics of the thing to others. His television eyeglasses--a device for which he feels millions yearn--constitute a case in point. When the idea for this handy, pocket-size portable TV set occurred to him in 1936, he was forced to dismiss it as impractical. But a few weeks ago, feeling that the electronics industry was catching up with his New Deal-era concepts, he orders some of his employees to build a mock-up.