I honestly believe that the next big leap in immersive technology will be very much like Brainstorm.
I visited a scientist who had a helmet with magnetic fields controlled by computer sequences that could profoundly affect your mood and your perceptions.
There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens.
IBM was the original contractor for much of the computer interface design on the film.
The technology of the time dictated the way things looked.