Stories tagged with: GRID Lab

Virtual reality for real-world policing: OHIO’s next-gen VR training to be provided to 30,000 officers across the state

May 22, 2024 An immersive, scenario-based virtual reality training series developed by Ohio University will serve as the centerpiece for the State of Ohio’s “Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA),” a program that will help train approximately 30,000 law enforcement professionals across the state.

Three GRID Lab Bobcats take their knowledge to virtual reality company INV3RSION

April 22, 2024 Nearly 40% of the staff of INV3RSION, a virtual reality company in New Hampshire, is made up of Bobcat Alumni from the Scripps College who were involved with the GRID Lab.

Business Service Center staff increase research knowledge at GRID Lab open house

March 8, 2024 The GRID Lab hosted an open house on Feb. 28 to showcase the innovative and intricate work in cinematic virtual reality technology being done by students and faculty at Ohio University.

OHIO ranked in Top 50 in U.S. for virtual reality and game development

November 16, 2023 The annual rankings also list OHIO in the Top 25 nationally among public colleges and universities, and among the Top 10 in the Midwest.

OHIO’s College of Business provides students with key experience, connections and opportunities

September 4, 2023 The Ohio University College of Business is a national leader in preparing students for successful careers due in a large part to its focus on experiential learning.

Two OHIO faculty take home awards for work in HIV prevention

January 10, 2023 Two OHIO faculty received awards for their work around HIV from Graphic Design USA and the 2022 Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, also known as the Davey Awards.

Ohio mental health and addiction director experiences OHIO’s VR and its potential for health care and law enforcement training

October 24, 2022 Ohio University hosted Lori Criss, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and her staff for an immersive presentation on the University’s use of virtual reality.

Ohio University collaborates to provide front-line health care workers with virtual reality simulation to help reduce stress

February 10, 2022 Researchers from OHIO's GRID Lab and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine have collaborated with OhioHealth to offer front-line health care workers tranquil virtual reality simulations.

Newsweek lauds OHIO's national leadership in experiential learning, benefitting the community

December 17, 2021 At Ohio University, students have numerous opportunities to learn by doing. Those key experiences have been highlighted by Newsweek in their Best Maker Schools 2021 list.

APLU names Ohio University 2021 Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Economic Engagement Connections award winner

November 16, 2021 The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Ohio University a 2021 Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) Economic Engagement Connections award winner.

OHIO ranked first in state for Augmented/Virtual Reality programs

October 12, 2021 Ohio University has been ranked first in the state of Ohio on Animation Career Review’s inaugural rankings for Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) programs in the United States.

Ohio University, partners will collaborate on virtual reality simulations to educate professionals on major health issues

July 29, 2021 OHIO will partner with CWRU School of Medicine, UToledo, MetroHealth, and Equitas Health to educate Ohio’s Medicaid providers and other healthcare professionals in the state of Ohio on health issues.

Virtual reality project involving students aims to train law enforcement

June 7, 2021 Over the past few weeks, students from across campus gathered at production locations to shoot scenes for a virtual reality project to help train law enforcement.

OHIO’s GRID Lab collaborates to offer relaxing VR experience to healthcare workers amid pandemic

May 6, 2021 OHIO’s Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab is collaborating with OhioHealth on a new project to help relieve the stress of COVID on healthcare workers through a Tranquil VR experience.

Four OHIO virtual reality cinematography projects featured in global festivals, win multiple awards

April 7, 2021 Four cinematic virtual reality (cine-VR) projects produced by Ohio University undergraduate and graduate students are gaining national and global recognition in festivals.