WHAT IS IT?
The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that allows the wearer to view and interact with computer generated worlds as though they were real places with three-dimensional depth. It's an extraordinary piece of equipment and best understood by visiting the Oculus VR website.
HOW CAN IT BE USED?
In education, the possibilities are limitless. Anything that can be modeled on a computer can now be interacted with as though it were a real object.
Labster is using the Rift to teach life science and medicine:
The Body VR takes students on a tour inside of the human body:
IF I’M INTERESTED IN EXPERIMENTING WITH THE OCULUS RIFT, WHAT SHOULD I DO NEXT?
We have an Oculus Rift (the production version) as well as an Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 (the pre-production version). If you're a Cleveland State faculty or staff member, you can learn more about them, including how to borrow one for your work at CSU, by calling (216) 523-7582.