Wischgoll said multiple people can be immersed in the display at the same time, enabling them to interact with each other.
“From an instructional perspective you can use it to explain things to other people, and students can see what you see.”
The equipment will help train students for jobs following graduation, and local companies are now making use of virtual reality.
“Wright State’s proposed cyber-enabled interactive and virtual training program will give the new generation of workers the requisite experience that our company seeks – the experience in remotely specifying the machine control parameters and producing parts,” said Anil Chaudhary, president of Applied Optimization in Fairborn.
Once the equipment is purchased, several weeks will be needed to install and test it.