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Institute for the
Exploration of

The University of Kansas

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The Institute for the Exploration of Virtual Realities, i.e.VR, is a newly formed institute within the University Theatre and the Department of Theatre & Film at the University of Kansas. Its goal is to explore the uses of virtual reality and related technologies. While the primary application currently under study is theatre production and performance, the possibility of exploring VR applications in other fields is also being actively pursued.

A Work In Progress

This and related pages will be updated frequently to include up-to-date information about the progress of our projects.

As of 5/26/96 additional pages include:


VR audience

 WINGS; Our next VR/Theatre production.

 3D Video in Theatre Production.

 A VRML world index to The Adding Machine: A Virtual Reality Project.

video still The Adding Machine: A Virtual Reality Project

Our recent production in which VR technology was used as the scenographic medium.
Linked pages include:
Production Notes and Photos,
Technical Information,
Actual Samples of Virtual Settings from The Adding Machine.

VR as a tool in traditional scenic design:

Other Information on New Technology and the Performing Arts

Comments are welcome. Mail them to Mark Reaney

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