Myron W. Krueger
Godfather of Artificial Reality, an Unencumbered Virtual Reality

Myron W. Krueger is a pioneer of interactive computer art and virtual reality. He coined the term "Artificial Reality,"in the 1970s, laying the groundwork for modern virtual and augmented reality. His work in the 1970s and 1980s, including the creation of Videoplace technology, enabled users to interact with digital environments in real-time, without the need for wearable tech.

Krueger's pioneering research on responsive environments and gesture recognition has profoundly influenced the development of user interfaces in XR, making him a foundational figure in the field. His work has been exhibited in North America, Europe, and Japan, and has been influential in the field of interactive computer art.