In his 1999 nonfiction book, The Visionary Position, author Fred Moody chronicles the attempts of University of Washington's (UW) Human Interface Technology (HIT) lab and several companies in Seattle to bring virtual reality (VR) headsets and VR content to the market.
One of the researchers who left the HIT lab went on to co-found F5, thus the book dedicates a good portion of the narrative to the beginnings of the company. This article contains a synopsis of the founding of F5 that is described in The Visionary Position, with the epilogue containing some additional sources. For the full story with all the compelling details, refer to the book.
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