Virtual Environments links to software, description of hardware the lab possesses, and example data sets that we can visualize using any of our VR display hardware resources.
- 6-Sided CAVE – 9.5’x9.5’x9.5′ rear projection display immersive VR system
- Development Lab – 9.5’x9.5′ power wall + Vive, Oculi, Windows Mixed Reality
- Schloss Lab – 2 VR HMD Testing Booths with Oculus Rift CV1
- DSCVR – 20 panel 3D TV Based Display System
- LiDAR Scanner – Faro Focus S120
- Hololens, Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality head sets.
Example Data Sets and Compatible File Formats for Visualization with Lab Resources:
|Visible Human Project
|Complete 3D representations of the male and female human bodies from the U.S. National Library of Medicine
|Currently 3D Scans and Quad Copter Videos, to be turned into a 3D Point Cloud, of the estate of architect Frank Lloyd Wright
|Video footage courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to study underwater point cloud reconstruction
|Two Galaxies Colliding
|Time-varying cloud point data set of 2500 time-steps over 2-3 minutes from the University of Wisconsin- Madison Astronomy Department.
|Sequential Textual Information
|Various data sets of textual information over time that can be visualized using the WordCAKE tool
|DC Smith Greenhouse
|3D Scan of DC Smith Greenhouse located on UW–Madison campus. Resulted from first Model This! contest winners.
|Little Norway Stave Church
|3D Scan of famous church from 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago. Once located in Mt. Horeb, WI, now being shipped back to Norway.
| pcd, e57, PTX, PTZ, XYZ
|Protein Data Bank Format and various other molecule coordinate/structure files
|DICOM, TIFF stacks, RAW, interfile, vevo and others
|Graphics / Game Engines
|Unity 3D, Ogre 3D, and OpenSceneGraph
|ParaView supported formats
|VTK, H5part HDF5 Particle files, and more
|FBX, Revit, 3D Studio Max, Maya, etc.