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Sensory processing—in a virtual Kodak Hall

Sensory processing—in a virtual Kodak Hall

June 21, 2022

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

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

April 27, 2022

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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Anxiety cues found in the brain despite safe environment

Anxiety cues found in the brain despite safe environment

November 15, 2021

Rochester researcher Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez and his colleagues used virtual reality to better understand how anxiety effects the brain in a ‘real-world-like’ environment.

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A new way to make AR/VR glasses look more like regular glasses

A new way to make AR/VR glasses look more like regular glasses

April 30, 2021

Rochester researchers are combining freeform optics and a metasurface to avoid ‘bug eyes’ in AR/VR glasses and headsets.

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New training in AR/VR tech gives Rochester doctoral students an edge

New training in AR/VR tech gives Rochester doctoral students an edge

September 18, 2019

A $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will establish a structured, well-rounded training program for University scholars applying augmented and virtual reality in health, education, design, and other fields.

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University co-presents 2019 Light and Sound Interactive Conference

University co-presents 2019 Light and Sound Interactive Conference

June 11, 2019

The LSI Conference’s 2019 lineup features guest speakers from Facebook, Microsoft, the Department of Defense, and demonstrations from companies including Bose, Harman, and Amazon.

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From a dancer’s form to freeform optics

From a dancer’s form to freeform optics

April 14, 2019

Jannick Rolland, director of the Center of Freeform Optics, has 35 patents to her name and is listed among the top women pioneers in augmented and virtual reality.

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Seniors show beauty of urban art with augmented reality

Seniors show beauty of urban art with augmented reality

May 11, 2018

Four Rochester students saw the beauty of graffiti art in abandoned city subway tunnels. Banding together as the ExSpace Artist Collective, they designed an augmented reality project to share that beauty with others.

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Hands-on AR/VR lab slated for Carlson Library

Hands-on AR/VR lab slated for Carlson Library

May 9, 2018

A new hands-on learning and research lab envisioned for the Carlson Science and Engineering Library will give students and faculty a place to explore augmented and virtual reality—regardless of their level of expertise.

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