The facilities and infrastructure within ALIVE include:
A 4-screen Virtual Reality ‘CAVE’ that can operate in either active or passive mode. Active mode uses active shutter glasses. Passive mode uses passive filters to separate the image for each eye. The passive system allows us to do EEG recording without the complex artefacts that would be generated by the active glasses. The CAVE equipment was designed and supplied by Virtalis.
Head mounted displays (HMDs)
Four Oculus Rift head mounted displays - two older ones (DK2) and two new ones (Commercial Version)
A Virtualiser ‘treadmill’ to allow virtual locomotion (e.g. walking and crouching) while wearing an HMD or placed in the ‘CAVE’.
A Vicon motion capture system with 12 cameras and a force plate.
A 3-screen driving simulator, which has been validated against real-world driving.
See more images of the ALIVE facilities in our photo gallery.
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