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“Warehouse-scale VR? One company’s system will soon plug straight into game engines”

“Virtual Reality Isn’t (Just) Playing Games”

Cross-Disciplinary VR Use at Methodist University

LOC Meth Lab TrainingThe WorldViz VR system at Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, has become a model example of cross-disciplinary and community-wide use of VR technologies. Dr. Deborah Branson, the Director and Chair of the Environmental and Occupational Management Program at Methodist, is specifically interested in using the immersive virtual reality lab for many types of research: occupational safety, training for safely navigating clandestine lab settings, and for geographic information system (GIS) development.

LOC Meth Lab TrainingBut Dr. Branson also makes the WorldViz VR system available for a variety of community-based extracurricular programs. STEM camps use the VR system to educate kids. Volunteer guardians ad litem and professional social workers use the virtual reality system to learn how to work within unfamiliar and high-risk environments like violent households or drug dens. Health and computer science classes from a nearby community college use the immersive virtual reality system, too. Even the local Pine Forest High School has launched a project in which computer science students use Vizard to design immersive virtual walk-throughs of their high […]

Register for Vizard User Group at VSS 2015

WorldViz will be hosting a Vizard VR Software User Group meeting for the Vision Sciences Society’s Annual Meeting on May 17th in St. Pete Beach, FL. Seats will be assigned for the meeting on a first-come first-serve basis and may fill up before the show date.

The VSS Vizard User Group meeting will feature EVP of Business Development Matthias Pusch and Lead Sales Manager Charlotte Li discussing the newest in virtual reality technology and applications. The event will be hosted in the Snowy Egret Room of the Tradewinds Island Resorts from 12:45-2:15pm on Sunday, May 17th.