XR technologies have the potential to transform everything from education to entertainment to health care. With nearly 60 faculty in 16 academic departments already using these technologies, the University of Rochester is fast-becoming a powerhouse in this area.
Training Brains with Virtual Reality
How VR can help treat people with Alzheimer’s disease and those suffering from concussions
The Temple of Jupiter
Elizabeth Colantoni, associate professor of religion and classics, wanted to visualize ancient Roman topography
New XR training for UR doctoral students
The grant will enable 62 doctoral students to be trained in the skills needed to advance AR/VR technologies
3D reconstructions of Elmina Castle, which were then visualized through Unity Gaming Engine.