WiTT Connect: XR Technology

A student uses VR glasses
Mar 03

Join us on March 3rd 11:00am – 1:00pm in E126 to learn about the AR/VR field from Jacyln Nelson, the PM of Mohawks XR Lab!

We will answer questions like: what is the difference between Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Extended Reality? What are the real-world applications of XR in training and education?

Try out the equipment available on campus!  

VR Experiences at this event: 

  • Ohneganos VR: A VR experience retelling a version of the Haudenosaunee creation story; travel through time on a canoe down the Grand River and witness the world around you change.
  • VR Escape Rooms: VR Escape rooms for Nursing, Math and Leeds. Users must solve puzzles in a specific subject area to escape the room! 
  • Power Engineering VR: Users will take the necessary steps to cold start a boiler. 
  • Cell Phone Tower VR: Currently in development. Test out the beta version of this VR experience which has the user complete the necessary safety checks before climbing a cell phone tower. 
  • Hololens: Test out an anatomy app in the Hololens 2. 

The XR lab has a limited capacity; only 20 people can be in the lab at one time! Come on by and we'll see you there :)

Event Details

XR Lab - Room E126
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