Iowa State University’s 100 million pixel virtual reality room — 10-foot by 10-foot — just got $4 million in equipment upgrades, including an HP computer with 96 GPUs, twenty four Sony digital projectors, an eight-channel audio system, and ultrasonic motion tracking technology. This new facility will open in the fall.

There’s a tsunami of information coming toward you and you have to convey it effectively. We think this kind of large-scale, immersive interface is the only way to develop sophisticated controls

[via ScienceDaily]

Iowa State University’s 100 million pixel virtual reality room — 10-foot by 10-foot — just got $4 million in equipment upgrades, including an HP computer with 96 GPUs, twenty four Sony digital projectors, an eight-channel audio system, and ultrasonic motion tracking technology. This new facility will open in the fall.

There’s a tsunami of information coming toward you and you have to convey it effectively. We think this kind of large-scale, immersive interface is the only way to develop sophisticated controls

[via ScienceDaily]