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Valve Employee Proposes Using Virtual Reality: Second Life

by Lambert Varias
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Valve employee Chandler Murch used Valve and HTC’s Vive virtual reality system to propose to his now fiancé Kelly Tortorice, who shared photos of the proposal on her Facebook page. Kelly said Chandler asked her to test Steam VR demos at Valve’s headquarters, which she did initially, “then suddenly, a virtual engagement ring started floating [her] way.”

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Nope, Chandler didn’t do it to save money. He had a real ring for Kelly too, though I’m not sure if the rock on it was as big as the one on the virtual ring.

So there I was, typical day…on a sunken ship deck; fixing robots; painting three-dimensional fire; walking through the…

Posted by Kelly Tortorice on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Microsoft employees, where’s your HoloLens proposal?

[Kelly Tortorice via Ars Technica via Ubergizmo]



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