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| Stimulus PC || [[Computers#Lab Computer|Dell Precision T3610]] || [[RIVER Labs#Stimulus PC|See below]]
| Stimulus PC || [[Computers#Lab Computer|Dell Precision T3610]] || [[RIVER Labs#Stimulus PC|See below]]
| Stimulus Software || colspan="2" style="text-align:center"| Worldviz Vizard 4.0
| Stimulus Software || colspan="2" style="text-align:center"| [http://www.worldviz.com/products/vizard Worldviz Vizard 4.0]
<sup>1</sup> Effective tracking area.
<sup>1</sup> Effective tracking area.

Revision as of 17:44, 8 December 2014

The Radboud Immersive Virtual Environment Research (RIVER) Labs are two Behavioral Science Institute research labs dedicated to experiments in Virtual Reality (VR). However, in 2013 it was decided to make RIVER Lab 1 available for other purposes as well, promoting RIVER Lab 2 as the prime facility for any VR research. The RIVER Labs are managed by Erik van den Berge of the TSG.

Head Mounted Displays

Consult the Head Mounted Displays page to view the specifications of the head mounted displays used in both RIVER Labs.

In RIVER Lab 2, five retro-reflective markers are attached to the HMD for tracking the participant's position and orientation; any internal tracking is disabled.

Lab Specifications

The following specifications apply to the current lab setup, operational since January 2014. For older specifications, please contact the lab manager.

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Room Properties
Room Number B.00.12a B.00.10
Room Size1 (m) 4.0 * 8.0 5.0 * 7.2
Tracking System Intersense IS-900 AR-Tracking ARTTRACK3
Type Inertial-Ultrasound Hybrid Optical, 16 Cameras
Accuracy (mm) 0.75 - 3.0 <1.0
Update Rate (Hz) 180 60
Tracking Software Intersense Server AR-Tracking DTrack 2.0
Tracker Type Inertial-Ultrasound Hybrid Sensor Passive retro-reflective markers
Virtual Reality
Wireless VR No Yes
Stimulus PC Dell Precision T3610 See below
Stimulus Software Worldviz Vizard 4.0

1 Effective tracking area.

Stimulus PC

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Central Processing Unit (CPU) Intel Core i7-4770K
Memory 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3
Chipset Intel Z87
Audio Chip Realtek ALC1150
Network Controller Intel I217V + Realtek 8111GR (Dual Gigabit Ethernet)
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX780
Storage Samsung SSD 840 EVO, 128GB

Other Equipment

In RIVER Lab 2, the following equipment is used to help create a fully wireless, low latency virtual reality experience:

  • IOGear GW3DHDKIT wireless HDMI transmitter.
  • Anker Astro Pro 14400mAh external battery.
  • Sennheiser RS160 wireless headphones