Virtual and Augmented Reality

Research activities

Our team has been working with the technology of Virtual Reality and with Virtual Environment since 2004, while the past years is focusing also on Augmented Reality. 

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We have developed in the past applications covering a wide range of domains, including support for astronauts in their daily activities, remote support, assembly support, remote support, assembly support, training of workers in hazardous environments, developing games for children with special needs and other. We are constantly working in current state of the art research questions in VR and AR.

We have also worked in the frontiers of VR trying to make an airplane disappear, virtually teleport to Mars, or create the car of the future.

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Lately, the team is focusing also on Cultural Heritage and specifically with the involvement of citizens in all aspects of Cultural Heritage.

We are participating in both EU-funded projects, as also national project including some direct cooperation with the industry.

Projects

The Virtual Reality Groups is actively participating in national and international projects

Currently it is participating in the following Projects

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Equipment

The hardware equipment of the VR Lab consists of:


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Several Head Mounted Displays:

  • Microsoft Hololense
  • Vuzix M300
  • Realewear
  • HTC Vive
  • Several cardboard-like devices
  • Kinekt
  • Optical tracking
 

 

 Virtual Reality Group members

Currently the Virtual Reality Group consists of 3 researchers:

 

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