• The HoloLens’ Potential Impact on Neurosurgery

    The DiVE recently acquired the Microsoft HoloLens, which is a new technology that provides a mixed reality experience. The HoloLens provides new opportunities for creativity and innovation. The HoloLens has the potential to expand and ...
  • New Equipment: HoloLens

    In addition to the Oculus Rift (CV1), the DiVE has recently acquired the Microsoft HoloLens. The HoloLens is a device that provides a mixed reality experience. Mixed reality is different from virtual reality and augmented ...
  • Escape Room

    Senior Meng’en Huang developed a virtual reality application, Escape Room, as an independent study project. The goal of her independent study was to explore the equipment and applications of a virtual environment. As a Computer ...
  • New Equipment: Oculus Rift (CV1)

    The DiVE is on top of the latest virtual reality gadgets and gizmos. Earlier this year, Oculus released the newest head-mounted virtual reality display: the Oculus Rift (CV1). We are so excited to announce that ...
  • DiVE Featured on EdTech

    Virtual reality provides amazing opportunities in the fields of teaching, learning, and research.¬† Jacquelyn Bengfort focuses on these possibilities in her article “Virtual Reality Facilitates Higher Ed Research and Teaches High-Risk Skills” on EdTech, a ...

Welcome to Virtual Reality

The DiVE (sketchup Model)

The DiVE is a research and education facility dedicated to exploring techniques of immersion and interaction. This virtual reality system has a unique potential to give the participant a sense of being present in a digitally created spaces and situations that are often impossible to see otherwise. In addition to our own research, we welcome collaborations with scholars of all disciplines. From flying through a neuro-chemical pathway, to standing in an ancient roman villa, virtual reality gives us the opportunity to engage in formerly inaccessible experiences.