Virtual Reality - Learning Commons - Digital Media Hub

Virtual Reality - Rod Library - Learning Commons - Digital Media Hub
Digital Media Hub - 319-273-2945

Virtual Reality Technology is coming to the Rod Library located in the Digital Media Hub, Learning Commons this Spring 2019!

What is Virtual Reality?

  • Virtual Reality uses technology to create a simulated immersive environment. UNI will be experimenting with two types of technologies, Fully Immersive and Augmented reality.
    • Fully Immersive virtual reality places the user in a full immersive and interactive environment
    • Augmented Reality allows the user to interact with the virtual environment while still enabled to see the real world around them

Technologies

Reserve Your Time

  • Availability
    • The Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift and Microsoft HoloLens will initially be available to:
      • Current Students, Faculty, and Staff
      • Must be 18 years of age at the time of use
  • Both the Oculus Rift and Microsoft HoloLens will be available for use in the Rod Library located in the Learning Commons at the Digital Media Hub
    • Times must be reserved by calling the Digital Media Hub two business days prior to requested time
      • You can contact the Digital Media Hub by calling - 319-273-2945
    • Check out times will be 30 minutes or 1 hour (1 hour recommended for new users)
    • A Digital Media Hub team member will be there to assist during use
    • Request an application
      • If there is an application that you would like to have installed, please contact the Digital Media Hub by calling - 319-273-2945 or fill out this online form - https://library.uni.edu/oculus-rift-suggestion
      • If the requested application is not available for free, the request will be forwarded to the VR team for approval and purchase
      • All requested applications must be approved by the VR team prior to install
  • The Oculus Quest is portable and available for check out for a 3 day period

What to Expect During Your Scheduled Time

Schedule Your Time Now!

Please call the Digital Media Hub at 319-273-2945 with any questions about the technology or to schedule a time to experience the Oculus Rift or Microsoft HoloLens

If you are interested in using the VR technology in a class, please contact Rick Seeley at 319-273-7218

 

  • ITTC 36
  • (319) 273-5555
  • Service Hub