The wide spectrum of expertise requires a good base of specialist equipment, the  the ViR.AL laboratory boasts a number of specialist tools:

  • Psychophysiological measurement equipment
  • Audio recording equipment
  • Complete Kemar dummy head mannequin with in-ear microphones and ear canal simulation
  • Various sensors and haptic/interactive tools


We also have access to the Fused Media Laboratory, which features a range of cutting edge equipment for the prototyping, production, and testing of interactive technologies.

  • Haptic devices: tactile feedback technology that takes advantage of a user’s sense of touch by applying forces, vibrations, or motions to the user
  • 3D visualisation and stereoscopic capture and display
  • Motion tracking  
  • Augmented reality
  • 3D audio recording, synthesis and rendering
  • Multimedia technologies and audiology interaction
  • Technology solution for visual and hearing impaired







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