Inside Reinventing Reality, visitors will learn about the engineering, optics, position tracking, perceptual psychology, and programming that bring virtual reality to life.
Utilizing the latest VR technology, visitors can virtually create, compete, and explore with other visitors. Hands-on, inquiry-based exhibits encourage visitors to experiment with electronics, software, and perceptual illusions to discover the surprising science and technology behind virtual reality.
1. SENSORY DISPLAYS:
The computer maintains models of objects that it displays, for as many of our senses as technology allows.
Cameras and other sensors are able to determine exactly where our heads, bodies and computer displays are located in space - from moment to moment.
3. CREATING VIRTUAL WORLDS:
Use the latest software platform to create and then jump into your own VR experience
Successive images - frames - fool our brains into perceiving visual motion.
5. FULL BODY VR EXPERIENCE:
Dive into a fully immersive VR experience.
6. DIGITAL MODELS:
The computer sees and manipulates a virtual world of digital objects.
7. INTRODUCTION TO VR:
Presence Step into a compelling and visceral virtual environment.
8. PERCEPTUAL REALITY:
Our brains construct our experience of reality from a surprisingly small set of sensory cues.
9. APPLICATIONS OF VR/AR:
Explore career paths and witness the impact these exciting new technologies are having on medicine, gaming, sports, training, education and storytelling.
Exhibit visualizations by Quatrefoil Associates, Inc.
Opening in 2019, the exhibit will travel to 15 museums in the first 5 years, reaching 3 million visitors
With this exhibition, Virtual Science Center is fulfilling the current need for more high-quality traveling science exhibits. We are using this immersive and exciting technology to deliver a high-impact blockbuster exhibit that will increase museum attendance and promote STEM learning in middle school students and families.