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Wednesday, February 26 • 1:15pm - 4:00pm
Duke University Duke Immersive Virtual Environment – DiVE

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Affectionately referred to as the Holodeck, the DiVE is a virtual reality environment that allows scientists to immerse themselves in their research. From the DiVE website: “The DiVE is a 3mx3mx3m stereoscopic rear projected room with head and hand tracking and real time computer graphics. All six surfaces – the four walls, the ceiling and the floor – are used as screens onto which computer graphics are displayed. The DiVE offers a fully immersive experience to the user, who literally walks into the virtual world.” Step inside the DiVE and be immediately transported to another place, from a 9000 year old archaeological site to the developing retina of an infant. “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.”
Spaces: 18
Leave hotel 1:15, tour 2-3, return 4:00
Contact: Chris Smith, cts14@duke.edu
Transportation: TBD
DiVE Fee: $10 (if 18 people sign up)
NOTE: Transportation and DiVE fee are subject to change. Tour subject to cancellation depending on interest, so get your friends to sign up!

Register and pay for the DiVE tour here.


Wednesday February 26, 2014 1:15pm - 4:00pm
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