OSU's Mixed Reality Lab Provides Cutting-Edge Tech to Students

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Campus Technology speaks to Oklahoma State University professor Dr. Tilanka Chandrasekera about the recent expansion of OSU's Mixed Reality Lab, which only opened in 2015.

Explains Chandrasekera, "We have begun to see a rise in demand for VR, AR, and 3D printing technologies in the design field, where companies are creating new job titles such as 'VR Designer.' The technology is approachable now. Big design firms such as Corgan have started using VR systems in their work. Especially when considering architecture and interior design environments, virtual and augmented spatial experiences allow professional designers to make interventions in the factors that affect the spatial quality of those spaces — before they are actually built."

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