Thomas Caudell
Coined the Term “Augmented Reality” at Boeing in 1990

Thomas Caudell, a distinguished physicist, cemented his legacy in the XR realm by coining the term "augmented reality" during his tenure at Boeing in the 1990’s. With over three decades of dedicated work in the field of industrial AR, Caudell's influence on the technology, particularly within the aerospace sector, helped to lay the conceptual foundations for AR applications, paving the way for a paradigm shift in human-computer interaction.

His groundbreaking research and innovative applications of AR technology helped to set the stage for more transformative industrial processes, underscoring his significance in shaping the trajectory of XR innovation.