STELAR provides a showcase of new technologies for faculty to experience hands on to imagine the Academic possibilities. After we have highlighted a technology, we work to place it the hands of faculty eager to delve more deeply into it and then come back and present what they’ve learned to their fellow faculty members.
Our current showcase highlights virtual and augmented reality. Come test out the latest equipment and help us learn how it can impact your teaching and research.
OPutting on the VIVE headset washes away the real world with fantastical experiences–from rec room-type games like ping-pong or pool to experiences spanning categories. SteamVR™ Tracking, stunning graphics, a 110˚ field of view, intuitive controls and HD haptic feedback provide an unparalleled sense of immersion.
Oculus radically redefines digital entertainment. Immerse yourself in games or go inside your favorite movies. Time travel, space travel, or hang out with friends in VR. Rift is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Whether you’re stepping into your favorite game, watching an immersive VR movie, jumping to a destination on the other side of the world, or just spending time with friends in VR, you’ll feel like you’re really there. Rift uses state of the art displays and optics designed specifically for VR. Its high refresh rate and low-persistence display work together with its custom optics system to provide incredible visual fidelity and an immersive, wide field of view.
An all in one virtual reality computer
zSpace technology combines elements of VR and AR to create lifelike experiences on the computer that are immersive and interactive. With its thin metal frame, the zSpace glasses provide an experience so natural, you will forget you have glasses on. zSpace uses all of your senses to create a seamless experience. The stylus is designed with 6 degrees of freedom, allowing you to fully unlock the magic of zSpace. zSpace uses all of your senses to create a seamless experience. The stylus is designed with 6 degrees of freedom, allowing you to fully unlock the magic of zSpace.