Seattle-area Valve employee surprises girlfriend with virtual reality marriage proposal

A Seattle-area man has now upped the ante on inventive engagement proposals, taking the old-world apply into virtual reality.

Chandler Murch, who works at Valve, invited his girlfriend Kelly Tortorice to his office to supposedly take a look at some new scenes within the VR headset.

So there I used to be, typical day…on a sunken ship deck; fixing robots; portray three-dimensional fireplace; strolling via the Alps; after which out of the blue, a virtual engagement ring began floating my means,” Tortorice posted to Fb. “Chandler informed me to seize it. Then informed me to take off my headset, and there he actually was, on one knee, with an actual ring. It wasn’t imaginary anymore.”

According to the Ars Technica, Murch was “holding a trackable HTC Vive wand controller, which she noticed via her headset as a hoop floating towards her in mid-air…She then took the headset off to see Murch on one knee, the place she’d seen the virtual ring floating, with each the wand and an actual engagement ring in his arms.”

Fortunately, she mentioned sure to the “hilarious and enjoyable shock,” so this virtual reality story has a pleasant ending.

The HTC Valve headset isn’t out but — the location says it’s due vacation 2015 — however the website is fairly loaded with some superior views and data to get VR followers jacked.

Take at a have a look at HTC’s YouTube video under:


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