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    Researchers are pulling movements out of microfilm with digital history , article

    Firsthand accounts and images of Black soldiers hold hidden chapters of U.S. history. Historians and computer scientists are harnessing technologies like virtual reality and AI to equip the public to immerse themselves in those perspectives, learn from them, and broaden historical dialogue.

    Date: Jul 19, 2021
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    Project Develops 3D Technology For Veterinary Education , video

    The ARIES (Applied Research in Immersive Environments and Simulations) program in University Libraries meets remotely to continue their work in developing 3D models of animal anatomy in collaboration with VetMed students and faculty.

    Date: Jan 22, 2021
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    Virtual Environments Studio gives visitors relaxed access to virtual reality , video

    Virginia Tech's Virtual Environments Studio gives students, faculty, and other visitors an opportunity to experience virtual reality in a relaxed setting that allows them to explore the technology.

    Date: Aug 14, 2019
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    Senior uses personal experience to develop virtual look into sleep paralysis , video

    Hokie Tariq Harrison woke from his sleep unable to move. His experience with sleep paralysis inspired the Creative Technologies major to help others understand the condition through virtual reality using University Libraries' Virtual Environments Studio.

    Date: Aug 14, 2019
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    Winter Course Feature - Immersive Virtual Environment , video

    ICAT professors Daniel Pillis and Tanner Upthegrove give insight to their winter session course, UH 3004: Immersive Virtual Environments, and how Virginia Tech students adapt to the virtual world at the Moss Arts Center Cube.

    Date: Mar 04, 2019
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    Winter Course Feature - UH 3004 , video

    Virginia Tech winter session students take UH 3004: Immersive Virtual Environments and share great experiences about their two-week adventures tapping into the virtual world at the Moss Arts Center Cube.

    Date: Mar 04, 2019
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    Immersive technology brings tunnels of Vauquois to Blacksburg , video

    The Vauquois Experience Exhibit, on the fourth floor of Newman Library, provides both a virtual and physical tour of historic WWI tunnels.

    Date: Feb 15, 2019
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    Tunnel Vision: Immersive technology brings the tunnels of Vauquois, France to Blacksburg , video

    The physical and virtual worlds come together in this unique immersive environment exhibit at the University Libraries at Virginia Tech. Experience walking through post World War I tunnels in the northern France village of Vauquois. This exhibit was created and curated to be rich in history, information, and to encourage empathy as users discover what it was like to be a soldier during that time.

    Date: Jan 03, 2019
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    Alumnus returns to Blacksburg with VR-based pilot training program , video

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Travis Sheets, VT ’05, is researching and developing a virtual-reality-based pilot training program for the Air Force called Undergraduate Pilot Training Next (UPT-Next). The program recently graduated its first class of pilot candidates and sent them on to the next phase of training. Sheets brought one of the simulators to Virginia Tech for cadets to experience and spoke with Air Force ROTC cadets, as well as aerospace engineering students, about the research, live environment testing at pilot training, and future adoption of VR technologies in medical, cyber, and intelligence career fields.

    Date: Nov 27, 2018
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    VR brings anatomy to life for Vet Med students , video

    A new virtual reality device is bringing a dog’s anatomy to life for students in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. By slipping on a VR headset, veterinary students can move through layers of tissues, zoom in on certain organs and literally step inside parts of a virtual dog’s body.

    Date: Oct 17, 2018
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    Engineering students show ‘magical powers’ in virtual reality , video

    It looks like something out of a movie but Virginia Tech researchers demonstrate how magical powers inspired by popular culture can happen in virtual reality. Doug A. Bowman, the Frank J. Maher Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Human-Computer Interaction (CHCI) and Run Yu, graduate research assistant in CHCI develop a gesture-based interaction technique to drive physics-based movement of an object.

    Date: Oct 08, 2018