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Students experiment with an augmented reality table.

Connecting disciplines to advance virtual and augmented reality

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Corning Incorporated talks with Light and Sound Interactive conference attendees while showing off their versalume product.

Building on Rochester’s strengths in light and sound

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Co-founder of the University of Rochester student group NullSpace VR, models the Mark IIB prototype of their virtual reality suit.

Forging strategic partnerships to develop VR/AR technology

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Our virtual reality and augmented reality research unites departments and programs from across the entire institution.

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Rochester, NY

Rochester—the University and the city—is uniquely poised to become an international leader in the realm of light and sound innovation.

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Applying VR/AR

Virtual reality and augmented reality are used in a variety of industries, from entertainment to education, health care to historic preservation.

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A collage of photos from the event.

October 17-19, 2022

NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Annual Meeting

The fall 2022 annual meeting was held in-person at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. There were over 500 people present—one of the largest turnouts the NSF ever had!

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A dummy head equipped with microphones in each ear and an additional one on top.

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Sensory processing—in a virtual Kodak Hall

A multidisciplinary team from Arts, Sciences & Engineering and River Campus Libraries builds a virtual reality replica of Kodak Hall to be used in studies of how the brain processes light and sound.

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Aerial image of Fort Amsterdam in May 2019 before start of excavations. (Photo courtesy of Michael Jarvis)

Studio X

Check out these immersive tech gadgets at Rochester’s extended reality hub

Studio X’s existing technology library was built to grow as the University community’s needs and the extended reality (XR) market evolve.

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Demonstration of a NoirFlux display.EmergingTechnologies
A Light and Sound Interactive conference attendee tries our a VR headset.MixedRealities
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