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Extended Reality, Fall 2022

2022-23 XR Faculty Awards Request for Proposals: Letter of Intent due 9/23

August 30, 2022

What will the future of your field look like? XR applications (virtual, augmented, mixed, and spatial reality) have been continuously evolving, leading to discoveries in several areas.  In order to promote XR scholarship and innovation on campus, the 2022-23 XR Award will pair you with a team of XR developers to design and develop or […]

Creative Technologies, Extended Reality, Spring 2022

COVER STORY: UM Leaps Into The Metaverse

January 29, 2022

Léa Dorne still vividly remembers visiting a Syrian refugee camp and standing inside a family’s United Nations trailer in Jordan. But she wasn’t actually in the Middle East. Dorne observed the family’s reality through an Oculus Quest headset while watching a film shot in virtual reality (VR).

Extended Reality, Spring 2021

Student XR Fund

February 1, 2021

The University of Miami XR Initiative is changing the way we teach, collaborate, and research.  This new technological paradigm shift is putting us at the forefront of innovation in the field of immersive media. As part of the XR Initiative, a competition for students who are passionate about virtual and augmented reality and have an […]

Extended Reality, Fall 2020

The U Experience Magic Leap Campus Tour

September 18, 2020

By combining their creativity with powerful computing tools, University of Miami (UM) graduate students Maria Aguilar and Manouj Govindaraju crafted an extended reality (XR) application to welcome incoming freshman. Now, campus newcomers will be able put on a Magic Leap 1 set and ‘walk’ through the campus, learn about academics, athletics, and other topics, and […]