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Project Holodeck is a virtual reality platform that uses the Socket HMD along with consumer facing technology, DIY off-the-shelf components, cutting-edge custom software, and creatively integrated peripherals in a completely consumer-accessible gaming platform. 
Oculus VR is a newly formed company, founded by former MxR lab assistant Palmer Luckey, who worked on an assortment of low-cost immersive viewers and HMDs for both ICT’s MxR and Medical Virtual Reality Labs. Oculus further developed some of MxR Lab’s open source Socket designs and configured this new HMD.
OpenNI The OpenNI framework is an open source SDK used for the development of 3D sensing middleware libraries and applications. The skeleton tracking and sensor dev. from PrimeSense were integral in FAAST’s initial production.
OPTT-RERC OPTT-RERC aims to enhance the lives of individuals aging with and into disability through innovative technology and software.
WorldVizVizard Virtual Reality Toolkit Vizard sports one of the Python community’s richest integrated development environments. They have adopted FAAST as their mechanism for reading data from Microsoft’s Kinect into their Virtual Reality engine.
3DVIA Studio 3DVIA’s mission is to empower anyone, at any skill level, to create and share professional quality 3D content via the cloud. They have adopted FAAST as their mechanism for reading data from Microsoft’s Kinect into their Virtual Reality engine.
Tales from the Minus Lab is a first-person adventure that uses the VR2GO platform to provide ever-changing proportions that enables you to harness the power to freely shrink and grow as you explore the uncharted worlds within worlds hidden inside a single room.
Professor Mel Slater is an ICREA Research Professor at the University of Barcelona in the EventLAB and founded the Virtual Environments and ComputerGraphics group in the Department of Computer Science, UniversityCollege London. We are collaborating on BEAMING, providing Augmented Multi-Modal Naturally-Networked Gatherings.
Steven K. Feiner is Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University, where he directs the Computer Graphics and User Interfaces Lab. Prof. Feiner used the FOV2GO platform to teach the class: 3D User Interfaces and Augmented Reality.