Virtual Reality

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HTC Vive

Quantity: 1

HTC VIVE lets you experience new, unimaginable worlds thanks to game-changing technology and best-in-class content. Let yourself be visually, physically and emotionally amazed by awe-inspiring characters, sights and sounds.

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Samsung Gear VR

Quantity: 1

With the Samsung Gear VR, you can play amazing games, watch Hollywood’s best movies in your own private cinema (or even on the moon!), socialize with friends new and old, be at the center of a suspense thriller, and so much more.

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Cardboard

Quantity: 5

Bring virtual reality to life with Google Cardboard. Using your smartphone and VR apps, this quality viewer puts the world of VR right in your hands, affordably.

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Daydream View

Quantity: 1

Use your Daydream-ready phone to experience a whole new reality with this Daydream View VR headset, which features a lightweight headset for comfortable wear. This headset has an intuitive controller for hands-on experience of your VR adventures.

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View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack

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View-Master VR that With Google Cardboard places you right in the middle of a 'photosphere'! You’re completely surrounded by a 360-degree view of the View-Master experience you’ve selected to explore. While holding the viewer to your eyes, move your head and you’ll find that your view changes just as if you were really standing within the scene taking a look around.

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Cynoculars VR

Quantity: 1

The Cynoculars virtual reality headset was created by top optical designers to provide crystal clear imagery and sound for an immersive adventure unlike anything you’ve ever tried before! Compact and lightweight, you can now fully enjoy your favorite games, movies or photos without distractions.

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Samsung Gear 360

Quantity: 1

A lightweight, Compact 360-degree Camera. Take full 360-degree videos, or use the wide-angle lens for a 180-degree shot. Dust and water-resistant.

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360fly 360° HD Video Camera

Quantity: 1

The camera that started the 360° video revolution, the 360fly HD gives you the power to shoot, edit, share and livestream life in immersive 360° video—all directly from your smartphone.

About Virtual Reality

Description

Virtual Reality is the use of special technology to immerse users in a 3D computer generated world. In the last few years, Virtual Reality has become more obtainable than ever before between the development of VR ready computers, high end immersive headsets, and mobile VR applications. Virtual Reality is beginning to increase among consumers for entertainment purposes. However, many major companies are beginning to invest in this technology as a way to train employees or advertise to customers. Virtual Reality is the gateway for many other immersive experiences to come in the future.

Equipment Reservation

Reservation Process

When equipment is required for extended periods of time in the Innovation Space and Research Lab it must be signed out. Equipment cannot leave the department. You can fill out the form but you must also leave your Student ID with the Lab Specialist.

Equipment Reservation Form

Tech Kits

Tech Kits are part of the walk-in service provided by OPIM Innovate. There are three levels of difficulty meant for different users and their experience with the different technologies. Many of the Tech Kits build off each other as you progress.

Beginner

Google Cardboard

Length: 30 - 60 Minutes

Description: Google Cardboard is a widely available, introductory experience of modern virtual reality. Cardboard can allow a user to access a variety of VR content and fully immerse themselves in an entirely different world.

Intermediate

Vive Experience

Length: 30 - 60 Minutes

Description: The HTC Vive is an advanced virtual reality headset and platform for VR content. It works to construct a very life-like VR experience by turning any room into a 3D space. Vive uses a variety of sensors and controllers to create impressively immersive environments.

Advanced

Google Cardboard Camera

Length: 30 - 60 Minutes

Description: Create your own VR experience using Google Cardboard Camera. Google Cardboard Camera is an app for Android and iOS which enables any device to capture and create 3D virtual environments using a phone camera. These environments are then viewable from a Google Cardboard unit.

Projects

Sample Project 1

360 cameras have been used to create guided tours of the innovation space and research lab that can be watched in VR. Once the videos are made, we have utilized Google cardboards to watch the videos as an immersive experience.

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Sample Project 2

Our HTC Vive fully immersive VR system allows for a number of experiences that puts you right into a different world. From touring the inside of the human body to climbing Mt. Everest you can not experience these things, but control the environment around you.

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