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Virtual Reality

This guide will help you navigate your way around the VR station at SUNY Erie City Campus.

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Google Cardboard

An app suite custom made for the Google Cardboard headset, compatible with both Android and Apple phones.

"Get it, fold it and look inside to enter the world of Cardboard. It’s a VR experience starting with a simple viewer anyone can build or buy. Once you have it, you can explore a variety of apps that unfold all around you."

Available here in Google Play store.

Available here in the Apple App store.

 

 

Google Daydream

 

Though the Daydream headset can be used across both Android, and Apple phones (with limited capability), this app suite is  custom made for the Google Daydream headset, and is specifically compatible with Android phones

"Daydream brings high quality virtual reality (VR) to Daydream-ready phones. With the Daydream app, you can launch your favorite virtual reality experiences and browse from an ever-growing collection of apps and games. Explore new worlds, kick back in your personal VR cinema, and play immersive games that put you at the center of action. Plus, the app brings featured content front and center so there’s always something fresh to return to when you put on the headset"

Available here in Google Play store. 

 

 

Google Expeditions

"Expeditions explore history, science, the arts, and the natural world. Whether you’re roaming with dinosaurs or taking a look at Renaissance sculptures, there’s something amazing to explore for every subject."

Available here in Google Play store
Available here in Apple App store

 

Discovery VR

"The Discovery VR app has always been about driving curiosity – exploring new places, characters and ideas. With VR videos, Discovery embraces a new opportunity to tell these amazing stories immersing you in experiences like never before. We’re excited about what virtual reality will show us, and we’ll be adding new content regularly.

Exclusive content from your favorite shows – like Shark Week, Deadliest Catch and MythBusters.Heart-pounding adventures with incredible thrills – like mountain biking, surfing and, of course, rollercoasters. Rescue rhinos, swim with elephants and bask in the beauty of majestic tigers. From Samurai sword fights in Japan to dancing in the pubs of Dublin, come with us to explore the globe."

Available here (for Cardboard) in Google Play store.

Available here in the Apple App store.

 

New York Times VR

"Stand alongside Iraqi forces during a battle with ISIS. Walk on a planet three billion miles from the sun. Join our award-winning journalists at the center of it all. Explore the library of 360-degree virtual reality experiences for yourself."

Available in the Google Daydream app.

 

Google Earth

"Explore worldwide satellite imagery and 3D buildings and terrain for hundreds of cities. Zoom to your house or anywhere else, then dive in for a 360° perspective with Street View ... Take a guided tour around the globe with some of the world's leading storytellers, scientists, and nonprofits. Immerse yourself in new cultures and test your knowledge of the world."

Available here in Google Play store.

 

Titans of Space

"Go for a ride through this authentic miniature Solar System, and then squint your eyes in the intense light of a few of the largest known stars. Enjoy the engaging soundtrack while moving through the tour at your own pace ... Enjoy accurate visuals and curated facts & photos for over 40 Solar System bodies, while listening to your optional tour guide. Reduced scale enhances the 3D effect and makes it easy to compare sizes ... Immersive. Easy-to-use dashboard controls. Great care has been taken to ensure a comfortable and thrilling experience in VR. Spatial relationships delivered directly to your brain!"

Available here (for Cardboard) in Google Play store.

 

Virtual Medicine

"We have created a platform which represents a unique approach to learning human anatomy. Thanks to virtual reality, education becomes a more effective and engaging experience. High-detailed 3D models with more than 5000 structures and precise English/Latin labels allow students to visualize the human body in a more complex form." 

Available here in Google Play store.

services

from Penn State University Libraries' "Virtual Reality" LibGuide, Gowan & Wilkins, 2019

call the library: City Library North Library South Library
716.851.1074 716.851.1273 716.851.1772