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12 Sep
Experience Virtual Reality with The Open Lab @ Hillman
Event Type

Trainings & Workshops


Innovation, Technology

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Staff, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs


University Unit
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Experience Virtual Reality with The Open Lab @ Hillman

Are you curious about virtual reality, how it works, what experiences are available, and how it can be used for both fun and as an educational tool? Join Open Lab @ Hillman for an overview of this exciting technology. Participants will discuss ethical concerns, experience a handful of representational VR games, and use a variety of hardware available in the new VR lab in G7 Hillman. Registration is required.

After this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the basic concepts of virtual reality hardware
  • Identify the different types of experiences available to VR users
  • Discuss the opportunities and concerns related to virtual reality
  • Discuss methods for using VR as an educational tool

Thursday, September 12 at 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hillman Library, G-7 Open Lab
3960 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.