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Virtual Reality at the Library

The Virtual Reality Center is a mobile virtual reality experience created to provide opportunities for learning, socializing and gaining cutting edge proficiency for SJR State students.

VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES AT THE PALATKA CAMPUS LIBRARY

VR experiences are offered by appointment to current SJR State students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Reserve your spot today!

For questions or to book a class session, contact Brittnee Fisher, Public Services Librarian. 

Anne Frank House VR

"Experience the world-famous Secret Annex in a never before seen way. Travel back to the years of the Second World War and wander through the rooms of the Annex that housed the group of 8 Jewish people as they hid from the Nazis. Immerse yourself in Anne’s thoughts as you traverse each faithfully recreated room, thanks to the power of VR, and find out what happened to the Annex’ brave inhabitants."

Teacher's Lens Beta

"The first virtual reality app to translate the Harvard Implicit Association Test (IAT) into a game play simulation."

Dreams of Dali

"Enjoy the remarkable marriage of art and technology in Dreams of Dali, a virtual reality experience, as you explore Dali’s painting Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s “Angelus.” Immerse yourself in the world of the Surrealist master like never before in this encounter, venturing into the towers, peering from them to distant lands and discovering surprises around every corner. We imagine Dali himself, known in his lifetime as what we now call an “earlier adopter” of new technology, would applaud this inspiring homage to his 1935 painting."

Quill

"VR illustration and animation tool built to empower artists and creators, whether to create final art or as a production tool for concept creation aid. It is designed to be intuitive to artists. It's expressive, efficient and comfortable to use over a long period of time."

Oculus Medium

"An immersive VR experience that lets you sculpt, model, paint, and create tangible objects in a VR environment."

Masterworks Through history

"Travel to three continents and visit some of the world's most amazing places that span over 3000 years of human history. Discover the fate of the ancient capital of Thailand, the mysteries of a pre-Incan temple in the Peruvian Andes, the astonishing Native American cliff dwellings of Colorado, and the monumental stone carvings of Mt Rushmore in South Dakota. The MasterWorks Museum transports you to four fully explorable environments where you can collect artifacts and learn from archaeologists and scientists as you unravel the mysteries of who built these amazing places and learn about the challenges they face today in a rapidly changing climate."

Notes on Blindness

"In 1983, after decades of steady deterioration, John Hull became totally blind. To help him make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began documenting his experiences on audio cassette. These original diary recordings form the basis of this interactive non-fiction narrative using new forms of storytelling to explore a cognitive and emotional experience of blindness. "

Vedavi VR Human Anatomy

Human anatomy

3D Organon Anatomy

Human anatomy

Brain VIS

Grab, Rotate, select fibers and inspect the brain
- Visualize lesions, cortex surfaces, labels and MRI Data.
- All in a VR Environment

Sharecare YOU

"Explore an anatomically accurate 3D model of the human body, its organs, and their natural function. Visualize how your body works. Explore organs and systems in a fully immersive 3D environment. Customize physiology and simulate diseases. Personalize the human body to represent YOU. The unprecedented power of Sharecare VR allows customization to display diseases in varying states of severity. By adding treatments, Sharecare VR helps visualize and understand medical options."

Wonderful You

A virtual reality journey through the strange world of your developing senses; sight, sound, touch, taste & smell.

Calcflow

Manipulate vectors with your hands, explore vector addition and cross product. See and feel a double integral of a sinusoidal graph in 3D, a Mobius strip and it's normal or spherical coordinates! Create your own parametrized functions and vector fields!

Dive with Sylvia

5-minute scuba dive with National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Sylvia Earle.

Chroma Lab

Chroma Lab is based around a high performance, custom, particle physics engine that utilises the vast computing power of modern GPUs to calculate billions of individual forces per second, necessary for the particles to interact with each other and behave like a fluid.

I AM A MAN

The VR experience allows one to literally walk in the shoes of the people who fought for freedom and equality during the civil rights era.

Blindfold

Blindfold is an interactive and suspenseful first person journey that thrusts you into Iran’s most notorious prison.

Google Earth VR

"With Earth VR, you can fly over a city, stand at the top of the highest peaks, walk along new streets, and even soar into space...Earth VR comes with cinematic tours and hand-picked destinations that send you to the Amazon River, the Manhattan skyline, the Grand Canyon, the Swiss Alps, and more."

The Grand Canyon VR Experience

"...a beautiful and serene interactive kayak ride into the heart of the Grand Canyon, experiencing nature in all its splendor."

Guided meditation VR

"Meditation made simple & visual."

Nature Treks VR

Immerse yourself into the Nature Treks VR experience and escape into a world of relaxation.

Oculus First Contact

"First Contact is an official Oculus experience designed to be your entryway to Oculus Touch. "

The Body VR

"The Body VR is an educational virtual reality experience that takes the user inside the human body. Travel through the bloodstream and discover how blood cells work to spread oxygen throughout the body. Enter one of the billions of living cells inside our body and learn how the organelles work together to fight deadly viruses."

Hoover Dam: Industrial VR 

"Combining an innovative documentary-style approach with visuals powered by Unreal Engine 4, the game takes players on an exclusive journey through the Hoover Dam. Fly overhead for a birds eye view, pick any spot to land on and explore, or go inside the pipes and through the machinery to look into the heart of this technological feat with the highest level of access imaginable. How does a turbine work? What happens inside towers? How does a generator function? Industrial VR will answer these questions and many more. For the first time, you will be able experience for yourself the inner workings of the Hoover Dam."

VR experiences available at the Orange Park Campus Library are listed and described below. 

DESCRIPTIONS OF VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES

"Experience the world-famous Secret Annex in a never before seen way. Travel back to the years of the Second World War and wander through the rooms of the Annex that housed the group of 8 Jewish people as they hid from the Nazis. Immerse yourself in Anne’s thoughts as you traverse each faithfully recreated room, thanks to the power of VR, and find out what happened to the Annex’ brave inhabitants."

"The first virtual reality app to translate the Harvard Implicit Association Test (IAT) into a game play simulation."

"Enjoy the remarkable marriage of art and technology in Dreams of Dali, a virtual reality experience, as you explore Dali’s painting Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s “Angelus.” Immerse yourself in the world of the Surrealist master like never before in this encounter, venturing into the towers, peering from them to distant lands and discovering surprises around every corner. We imagine Dali himself, known in his lifetime as what we now call an “earlier adopter” of new technology, would applaud this inspiring homage to his 1935 painting."

"VR illustration and animation tool built to empower artists and creators, whether to create final art or as a production tool for concept creation aid. It is designed to be intuitive to artists. It's expressive, efficient and comfortable to use over a long period of time."

"An immersive VR experience that lets you sculpt, model, paint, and create tangible objects in a VR environment."

"Travel to three continents and visit some of the world's most amazing places that span over 3000 years of human history. Discover the fate of the ancient capital of Thailand, the mysteries of a pre-Incan temple in the Peruvian Andes, the astonishing Native American cliff dwellings of Colorado, and the monumental stone carvings of Mt Rushmore in South Dakota. The MasterWorks Museum transports you to four fully explorable environments where you can collect artifacts and learn from archaeologists and scientists as you unravel the mysteries of who built these amazing places and learn about the challenges they face today in a rapidly changing climate."

"Robo Recall is an action-packed VR first-person shooter with visceral Touch gameplay and an in-depth scoring system. "

"Your team will face off against the competition in a zero-gravity clash of robotic glory as you glide, boost, and punch your way to scoring goals in a breathtaking virtual arena."

"FREE version of real-time strategy as it was meant to be: in full VR"

"Lucky’s Tale is a delightful platforming adventure game designed exclusively for the Oculus Rift."

"Fruit Ninja VR takes squishy, satisfying gameplay and turns it into a virtual reality experience that can be enjoyed by players of all ages and skill levels."

"Catan VR allows tabletop fans and new players alike to experience the best-selling board game in a fresh, fully-immersive format. Take on other players around the world or play against Catan personalities and watch the island come to life in VR for the first time. "

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"Star Trek™: Bridge Crew will immerse you in the Star Trek universe thanks to VR. The game puts you and your friends in the heart of the U.S.S. Aegis."

"Transport yourself into the wonderful world of Disney from your very own living room with Disney Movies VR."

"In this single-player adventure from the world of Blade Runner 2049, you've been transported to the Wallace Corporation's Memory Lab where an eager Joi-Tech model hologram is ready to scan your mind to reveal the circumstances behind your latest retirement.
You'll travel from the memory lab and into strange and thrilling recreations of the future, complete with fully volumetric characters and interactive elements. Within each scene you'll use futuristic tools to uncover clues to reveal and evidence to hide. Featuring Oculus Touch support and a sprawling, 360º world, Memory Lab brings the Blade Runner universe to you like never before."

Coco VR is Pixar’s stunning debut into virtual reality: an adventure into the beautiful Disney-Pixar film, Coco.

"Step into a world full of gunslingers and ghosts in Dead and Buried. Grab your Touch controllers and become the best gunslinger in the wild west in this multiplayer action shooter. Battle it out in the old saloon. Rob a runaway train. Team up with other bandits and defend against hordes of ghastly creatures. Finally, you can live out your wild west fantasies thanks to virtual reality."

play multiplayer games like Paintball, 3D Charades, Disc Golf, and even four player co-op adventures!

Experience Chess in the magic of virtual reality.

"In Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, one player is trapped in a room with a ticking time bomb they must defuse. The other players are the "Experts" who must give the instructions to defuse the bomb by deciphering the information found in the Bomb Defusal Manual. But there's a catch: the Experts can't see the bomb, so everyone will need to talk it out - fast!"

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"The NBA 2KVR experience gives you the thrill of walking right onto the court, with All-Star Paul George providing guidance and tips. Compete in a series of fun and intuitive virtual reality basketball mini-games with numerous Gatorade boosts available to improve your performance. With NBA 2KVR, it’s now possible to shoot hoops with all the sights and sounds of a professional stage.

• Three-Point Shootout –Attempt to sink as many three-point shots as possible to get the highest score before time runs out.

• Skills Challenge - Ricochet the ball off a series of targets to get it into the hoop. You’ll need to be quick and precise to activate each target in sequence before the ball reaches the goal.

• Buzzer Beater – Race against the clock to hit as many shots as you can using 10 balls from all over the court.

• Gatorade Boosts – Improve your Accuracy, Quickness, and Stamina by earning Gatorade Boosts."

"In 1983, after decades of steady deterioration, John Hull became totally blind. To help him make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began documenting his experiences on audio cassette. These original diary recordings form the basis of this interactive non-fiction narrative using new forms of storytelling to explore a cognitive and emotional experience of blindness. "

Human Anatomy

Human anatomy

Grab, Rotate, select fibers and inspect the brain
- Visualize lesions, cortex surfaces, labels and MRI Data.
- All in a VR Environment

explore an anatomically accurate 3D model of the human body, its organs, and their natural function. Visualize how your body works. Explore organs and systems in a fully immersive 3D environment. Customize physiology and simulate diseases. Personalize the human body to represent YOU. The unprecedented power of Sharecare VR allows customization to display diseases in varying states of severity. By adding treatments, Sharecare VR helps visualize and understand medical options.

A virtual reality journey through the strange world of your developing senses;

sight, sound, touch, taste & smell.

Manipulate vectors with your hands, explore vector addition and cross product. See and feel a double integral of a sinusoidal graph in 3D, a Mobius strip and it's normal or spherical coordinates! Create your own parametrized functions and vector fields!

5-minute scuba dive with National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Sylvia Earle.

Chroma Lab is based around a high performance, custom, particle physics engine that utilises the vast computing power of modern GPUs to calculate billions of individual forces per second, necessary for the particles to interact with each other and behave like a fluid.

Bounce is a VR physics-based puzzle game for the Oculus Touch.

Toybox, a fan-favorite demo experience, is now available to play at home! This is one of the best ways to showcase the power of social interaction in VR. Light fireworks, drive tanks in zero gravity, and interact with a variety of gadgets and games with a friend—wherever they are.

The VR experience allows one to literally walk in the shoes of the people who fought for freedom and equality during the civil rights era.

Blindfold is an interactive and suspenseful first person journey that thrusts you into Iran’s most notorious prison.

"With Earth VR, you can fly over a city, stand at the top of the highest peaks, walk along new streets, and even soar into space...Earth VR comes with cinematic tours and hand-picked destinations that send you to the Amazon River, the Manhattan skyline, the Grand Canyon, the Swiss Alps, and more."

"...a beautiful and serene interactive kayak ride into the heart of the Grand Canyon, experiencing nature in all its splendor."

"... the Harlem Renaissance, an important period in African American literary history, through the construction of a virtual reality scenario that represents Harlem, New York, as it existed between the 1920-30s. Virtual Harlem is a learning environment in which students studying the Harlem Renaissance can experience the historical context of its literature."

"In a world where robots have replaced all human jobs, step into the "Job Simulator" to learn what it was like 'to do the job'."

"Meditation made simple & visual."

Immerse yourself into the Nature Treks VR experience and escape into a world of relaxation.

"Dreamdeck transports you to impossible places and magical worlds."

"First Contact is an official Oculus experience designed to be your entryway to Oculus Touch. "

"Virtual Desktop is an application that lets you use your computer in VR. You can browse the web, watch movies, Netflix or even play games on a giant virtual screen. With Touch controllers you can interact with your computer seamlessly."