Virtual Reality Lab

People And Technology VR Research Lab

People And Technology VR Research Lab

What is this Page?

This page serves as a short Wiki for staff and students hoping to use the Virtual Reality Lab G.09

Our newely equipped research lab sports a state-off-the-art HTC Vive Virtual Reality system, powered by a high-end Dell Alienware Aurora R6 Desktop. The setup is ideal for Virtual Reality research, bulk data analysis, complex computational tasks, and more.

PC Specifications and Installed Software


Model Alienware Auroroa R6
Processor (CPU) Intel® Core™ i7-7700K Processor (4-Cores, 8MB Cache, Turbo Boost 2.0, Overclocked up to 4.4GHz)
OS Windows 10
RAM 16GB HyperX(R) at 2667MHz
Graphics Care (GPU) NVidia GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5X
Power 850W PSU Liquid Cooled Chassis, w/o ODD


Installed Software

  • Unreal Engine 4 - Game Engine
  • Steam - Game Service
  • HTC Vive software / Viveport
  • Oculus Rift Software / Oculus Home
  • ReVive Software
  • KLite Mega Codec Pack

Requests to install specific software can be sent to

Getting Access

Administrator login details for staff seeking to install software or use the PC, and limited-access student login details, are both available.

Access to the lab and to the HTC Vive virtual reality equipment can be requested through the School Manager.

Email for more details. If you are a student, please CC your supervisor.

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