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  • Thursday, August 29, 2019

S4ES: Augmented, Virtual, and Extended Reality Seminar Series

Introduction to Virtual Reality with Bill Sherman, Chauncey Frend, and Tassie Gniady.

Event details

  • Date & time
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
  • Location
    Herman B Wells Library
    Scholars' Commons, IQ-Wall, Room E157H
    IU - Bloomington

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About this event


Introduction to Virtual Reality with Bill Sherman, Chauncey Frend, and Tassie Gniady.


Virtual reality immerses a real-world user in a simulated environment via the use of 3D media and advanced interactions with the environment. Recent innovations such as Oculus headsets, HTC Vive, Gear VR, and Google Cardboard have disrupted the virtual reality sector. Come learn about virtual reality opportunities and creations here at IU and how you can make best use of these new technologies.

Who should attend?

Are you involved with the humanities or creative activities at IU? This informational series will show you all the services UITS has to offer, from 3D object acquisition to virtual reality for education and research. The series is presented by a host of experts from the UITS Advanced Visualization Lab and Cyberinfrastructure for Digital Humanities & Creative Activities group as well as guest lecturers.

The format of the weekly series at IU Bloomington includes introductions to topics, hands-on expeditions, and lectures by people doing cutting-edge work at IU.

The seminar series is hosted by Tassie Gniady, manager, Cyberinfrastructure for Digital Humanities & Creative Activities, Research Technologies - a division of University Information Technology Services and a center in the Pervasive Technology Institute at Indiana University.

The Supercomputing for Everyone Series (S4ES) aims to bring more users into the realm of advanced computing, whether it be visualization, computation, analytics, storage, or any related discipline.


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  • No registraton is required, but registered guests will have priority if room overflows (and helps in planning)

See recordings of past talks at: