Bristol VR Lab
Opening September 2017 Bristol VR Lab is a new space for research, development, product design, teaching, company incubation and investment within Virtual and Augmented Reality that will open in central Bristol.
The VR Lab will have space for up to forty VR developers and designers, as well as technology from a range of partners, including VR & AR headsets, experimental controllers, green screen motion capture technology and a range of 360 filming devices. The Lab will also have permanent social VR setups available for use by members, and a teaching area which is fully VR enabled for students teaching and apprenticeship training.
Bristol VR Lab is a collaboration between the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England with Watershed and Opposable VR - organisers of VR World Congress. Partners in the VR Lab include the BBC, the At Bristol Science Centre and Bath Spa University. With this range of supporters, and with relationships throughout the city and VR / AR industry globally, Bristol VR Lab will be able to provide VR developer space, technology and advice to a range of projects and companies.
There will be a number of events for the South West VR & AR community in the lead up to Bristol VR Lab’s launch in September, for more information on these please register your interest by signing up to our mailing list and/or contact Ben Trewhella.