comprehensive Virtual reality software for researchers

Announcement: Vizard 6 VR software has been released! See our blog post about it here.

quick facts

  • Build once, deploy everywhere. The Vizard virtual reality software's universal VR hardware connectivity supports a range of VR headsets, projection systems, 3D displays, motion trackers, eye-trackers, gloves, biofeedback monitors, and more.
  • Capture and output a wide array of precise data in real time based on research requirements.
  • Take advantage of 3D model workflows from 3DS Max, Maya, Revit, Sketchfab, Substance Painter, and many more via glTF, DAE, FBX and more.
  • Leverage the power of Python, the world’s most accessible, popular scripting language. Includes robust open-source community libraries and toolkits for researchers.
  • Achieve versatile rendering including multi-user, clustering, multi-channel abilities, Projection VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows MR headsets, and more with Vizard virtual reality software

Vizard powers VR research in a range of disciplines. Check out our Partners in Science report to explore the range of studies that used Vizard last year.

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vizard Virtual reality software features

rapid dev

Accelerate VR development with integrated editor & inspector.

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Get started quickly with full access to open-source libraries and toolkits for researchers.

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Easily integrate with displays, headsets, trackers, biofeedback monitors, and input devices.

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 dynamic art

Construct and combine shaders using built-in workflows. Support for a wide range of model types, including GLTF

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Combine virtual and physical reality using the AR Toolkit plugin.

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Create powerful multi-user VR applications with efficiency.

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vizard VR Software testimonials

"As someone with very little prior experience with VR, I was extremely impressed by the fact that WorldViz was able to send me a complete turnkey system that I had out of the box, plugged into my computer, and running flawlessly in less than an hour."
Colin Ellard
"We have used Vizard for several years and find its combinations of power, flexibility, ease-of-use, and price to be unrivaled. It has all the features that I have needed to do behavioral research with virtual environments."
david waller
“Vizard was conceived and developed specifically for conducting experimental research using virtual environments. With many years of development behind it, Vizard has proven to be the tool that any experimentalist would want.”
jack loomis
"Individuals with minimal 3D modeling and programming experience quickly became proficient with the aid of Vizard’s built-in tutorials and easy-to-understand help files."
Jason Richard
"Vizard allows me to expose subjects to life-like, immersive stimuli - like flying through a cityscape or chopping down a redwood tree - that I couldn't create otherwise. WorldViz has helped me and my colleagues launch behavioral research into a new era."
jeremy bailenson
"The level of immersiveness achieved with WorldViz VR technology allows me to maintain ecological validity within my studies."
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