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Laboratory for Advance User Interfaces and Virtual Reality

The Laboratory for Advanced User Interfaces and Virtual Reality provides a range of specialized equipment for:

  • 3D graphics;
  • Haptic research; and
  • User interface.

There are currently four main research projects utilizing the facilities in this laboratory.

  1. Exploring software tools that enable the interactive visualization of the results of large scale scientific and engineering computations while the computations are running. This allows researchers to make more efficient use of high performance computers.
  2. Investigating interactive 3D user interfaces for medical visualization applications with the aim of making it easier to locate tumors.
  3. Using haptics as an alternative interface for controlling electronic devices, such as radios or cell phones, within automobiles.
  4. Investigating techniques for the automatic construction of user interfaces for mobile applications



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