Researchers from the Neuroimaging Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and Dr. Karen Schloss from Wisconsin Institute for the Discovery at University Wisconsin-Madison have developed the UW Virtual Brain Project, producing unique, interactive, 3D narrated diagrams to help students learn about the structure and function of perceptual systems in the human brain.
Jon Eckhardt, Robert Nowak, and Kevin Ponto were among the recipients of nine mini grants from the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute to advance data science.
Hyperinnovation profiles a recent networking event devoted to development of WID’s nascent Emerging Technologies Hub.
WID’s new hubs—Data Science, Multi-Omics, and Illuminating Discovery—represent a new path forward for collaborative research projects and fields.
For WID’s Kevin Ponto, virtual reality is more than a way of playing video games or simulating roller coaster rides. He thinks VR can be a tool for solving real-world problems.
CaSP is joining with the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery to amplify its voice on science policy issues. On October 4 in the Discovery Building, they host a panel on improving forensic science policy.
Systems programmer Ross Tredinnick led an effort to create a 3D virtual replica of the Norway Building near Mount Horeb, WI before its disassembly in 2015. Visitors to the new Driftless Historium can experience it starting June 3.
Kevin Ponto, a Principal Investigator in the Living Environments Lab is partnering with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office on a two-year, federally funded study to measure the effectiveness of virtual reality tools and 3-D-capture technology on crime scene investigations.
Two students from WID’s Living Environments Laboratory are a part of the Badgerloop team that recently won an innovation award at the SpaceX Hyperloop competition, thanks in part to their work on Badgerloop VR.
University of Wisconsin–Madison industrial engineers, led by Rob Radwin, recently helped the company test how effective its new shock-absorbing hammer is at helping users avoid overuse injuries.
The Living Environments Lab gets a shoutout in Isthmus.
Kevin Ponto, PI in the Living Environments Lab, explains virtual reality for Blue Sky Science.
Researchers seeking participants with diagnosed diabetes to continue cutting edge research.
Expert in the area of digital health information and communication begins new position August 15th.
Dr. Kevin Ponto speaks to WTMJ Wisconsin Weekend Morning News.
The Living Environments Lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery takes outreach seriously. On April 1, the lab welcomed dozens of students from the Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference into the CAVE and Dev Lab to experience 3D virtual environments.
Patti Brennan and Kevin Ponto illuminate the CAVE for a B1G television audience.
Living Environments Laboratory Assistant Professor Kevin Ponto explores interconnectedness and propagation in two displays at the Ruth Davis Design Gallery at Nancy Nicholas Hall, open January 22 to February 21, 2016.
Living Environments Lab researchers aid local crime scene investigation with LiDAR scanning.
UW Living Environments Lab takes sci-fi concept into the physical world
The winners of the Living Environment Laboratory’s “Model This!” contest explore virtual reality in the lush D. C. Smith greenhouse environment.
Guests of the Living Environments Lab spent an Evening in the CAVE exploring Virtual Taliesin.
Technology designed to study homes and health with UW’s school of nursing is now being used at crime scenes.
An emerging collaboration between the Living Environments Lab at WID and the Dane County Sheriff’s office is bringing crime scene investigation into the 21st century with 3D scanning technology.