April 26, 2010: EVL receives $700K NSF grant to develop next generation virtual environment

Title: MRI-R2: Development of the Next-Generation CAVE Virtual Environment (NG-CAVE)

Budget: $701,815

Period: May 1, 2010 - April 30, 2013

PI: Andy Johnson

Co-PIs: Jason Leigh, Tom Peterka (Argonne National Lab), Maxine Brown

The Next-Generation CAVE will be world's first 2D+3D virtual reality environment built with near seamlessly tiled LCD panels, and provide a resolution matching human visual acuity. The NG-CAVE will support research, education and outreach in a variety of disciplines including: Computer Science, Bioengineering, Medicine, Engineering, High Performance Computing, Rehabilitation Science, and Art.

The NG-CAVE was funded by NSF through the American Recover and Reinvestment Act.

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