VR Experience Zone

The Digital Makerspace offers a Virtual Reality (VR) Experience Zone for students gain immeasurably experience from the enhanced information delivery in three-dimensional and VR digital formats. With the goal of supporting digital participation approach to Digital Literacy, the users can gain hands-on experience to feel and use the VR technology.

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Location

Digital Makerspace, 4/F North Wing

Facilities & Equipment

The VR Experience Zone offers a dedicated space installed with HTC Vive virtual reality motion tracking sensors. These sensors are placed in the corners of the experience zone. Users can put on a HTC Vive head mounted display to gain experience to feel and use VR technology. The following equipment are also available in the zone:

  • Vive-compatible workstation for 3D real-time rendering
  • HTC Vive Head Mounted Display (HDM)
  • HTV Vive Controllers
  • Samples VR contents from Steam

VR content can be displayed on a 55” multi-touch LED TV or the Video Wall housed in the Digital Visualisation Room

You can also try different type of VR tools below.

Google Cardboard VR-viewer Headset Samsung Gear 360º Camera Leap Motion 

 

Booking policy

Eligible users: PolyU students, faculty and staff.

Rules:

  • Two sessions at 10:00am and 2:30pm respectively are available from Mondays to Fridays (except public holidays).
  • The maximum duration of each session is 2 hours.
  • Booking can be made 2 days in advance on iBooking.
  • A quota will be counted for no-show without making any cancellation. Please cancel your booking before the session begins.

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Points to Note

  • Please stop using VR headset if you have motion sickness.
  • Multiple people use the headset, please keep your face clean and free of makeup, sweat, oil, or dirt before and during use.
  • Situate the headset securely on your head. Do not over tighten the headset to your head.
  • Do your best to center the headset lenses in front of your eyes, this will improve your VR viewing experience.
  • Set and customize your personal profile using the tools sets provided by the manufacturer.
  • The HTC Vive and other online software may require you to log in with your personal account to use them. Please create these accounts before your scheduled VR experience session.