• Seeking Participants for Virtual Environment Study

    We are currently seeking participants between the ages of 18 and 45 to participate in a virtual environment study. The goal of the study is to understand space perception in a virtual environment. The study ...
  • 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 ...
  • DiVE is hiring work study students for the summer!

    The Duke Virtual Reality Lab has a state of the art room-sized VR system called the DiVE (Duke Immersive Virtual Environment). The 3m x 3m x 3m room allows users to step inside 3D worlds. The lab ...
  • Congratulations to Duke team for Honorable Mention at the 2016 IEEE VR Conference

    A team of Duke researchers, David Zielinski, Hrishikesh Rao, Nick Potter, Lawrence Applebaum, and Regis Kopper, represented Duke at the 2016 IEEE VR Conference, which took place March 19-23 in Greenville, NC. This year was ...

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.