Upcoming Events

Register for Immersive Learning Orientation!

Join us for an emerging technologies orientation session to learn more about available technologies, tools and samples available to the UBC community. You can learn more about the event and register here. If you have any more questions, please email emergingmedia.lab@ubc.ca

Drop-in demos at EML

Come join us at Emerging Media Lab at Neville Scarfe 1 (located in the basement) for a quick demo session of the emerging technologies at UBC. This event will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 – 1:30 PM until December 31, 2017 and is open to anyone from the UBC community, including staff, […]

Past Events

SLAIS Colloquium Fall 2017

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at University of British Columbia, is pleased to welcome Dr. Ray Hsu, Digital media artist, Chair of the UBC Virtual and Augmented Reality User Group, Faculty in Residence at UBC’s Emerging, as a speaker in our Winter 2017 Colloquium program. He is speaking Thursday, September […]

VR/AR User Group Meetings

Holding meetings every month, the VR Working Group gets together to discuss and learn about new VR innovations and technologies. As a  diverse community that features faculty, staff, students and industry professionals, the VR Working group has a place and function for everyone. Sign up to join our next meeting by submitting the form found here

Virtual reality and augmented reality field trips funded by OER grants

“The intent of this project is to create openly licensed VR assets (open educational resources), to use open science principles to share the workflow and best practices for developing educational VR content, and to build B.C. educational institutions’ capacity to create openly-licensed, virtual field trips. This project is an open pedagogy project that has involved […]

Tour of Finger Food Studios Holodeck

On April 4th, 2017 the Emerging Media Lab organized a tour of the Finger Food Studios Holodeck. The Holodeck is a 25,000 sq ft holographic design and development space. Finger Food Studios is using the latest technology to “provide innovative solutions for global companies”. They work across a variety of platforms using the latest technology including Mixed Reality, Augmented […]