elective course on Metaverse development, call for enrollment

ARCH 7036-004 / ARCH5051.Elective Arch Theory Seminar.  Spring semester. DAAP, UC. Design in the Age of Metaverse and Extended Reality Instructor: Ming Tang.  Director, Extended Reality Lab. XR-Lab, Associate Professor, SAID, DAAP, University of Cincinnati The course is open to all UC students of any major. The course is open to both undergraduate (ARCH5051)  and graduate students (ARCH […]

Future Service, Retail, Metaverse, and Robotics

Gallery show: Design for Future Service, Metaverse, and Robotics Time: December 5th. Monday. 1 pm -3 pm, 2022 Location: Second Floor Lobby, Digital Future Building. 3044 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206 Media: Poster, Video, Virtual Reality Redesign retail and other service experiences (retail space, in-person service, digital service, technology) and rethink customer/business needs. Envision the future […]

Industry 4.0/5.0 grant

  Immersive vs. Traditional Training​ – a comparison of training modalities​ PIs: Tamara Lorenz, Ming Tang Dr. Tamara Lorenz. Associate Professor. Embodied Interactive Systems Lab, Industry 4.0 & 5.0 Institute (I45I), Center for Cognition, Action, and Perception (CAP) Ming Tang. Associate Professor. Extended Reality Lab, Industry 4.0 & 5.0 Institute (I45I), Institute for Research in Sensing […]

paper on IJSW

Ming Tang and Adekunle Adebisi’s paper titled Using Eye-Tracking for Traffic Control Signage Design at Highway Work Zone is published in the Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding.  Tang, M. Adebisib, A. Using Eye-Tracking for Traffic Control Signage Design at Highway Work Zone. Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding.  Vol. 6, No. 2 (2022) This paper discusses the […]

o4a AAA Partnership Award

2022 Outstanding AAA Partnership Award of the Year   On behalf of COA and Live Well, Ken Wilson (COA) and Ming Tang (UC)  received the AAA Award at the o4a conference. 10.20.2022. It is my great honor to represent Live Well as the co-recipient with the Council on Aging to receive the 2022 Ohio Association of […]

UC Digital Futures Building Grand Opening

Big thanks to all faculties and students involved in helping the Digital Futures Building grand opening!  XR-Lab presented research projects on the Grand Opening day on 09/23 to hundreds of guests, along with more than 20 Labs at UC  Digital Futures Building. We are very proud to be a member of this striving research community. We look forward […]

4oA conference & demo

We presented “Leverage technology to enhance the future of aging” and demonstrated the EVRTALK project at the O4A 2022 conference in Columbus, Ohio, on 10/20. 2022 o4a Annual Conference for Ohio’s Aging & Disability Network October  20-21, 2022 Location: Hilton Easton Columbus, OH     Please check out our COA’s EVERtalk project presentation and live demo […]

IRIS

It is my great pleasure to join the leadership team of the Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS) at UC. The Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS) is an interdisciplinary research institute focused on novel routes to innovation in sensing research and sensor technology development through purposeful integration of STEM and non-STEM perspectives, including basic and […]

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Simulation

VR-based Employee Safety Training. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Simulation  Grant: Virtual Reality for Employee Safety Training. Sponsored research by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. PI. Ming Tang. $16,631. Period: 6.2022- 09.2022. Led by Ming Tang, the XR-Lab is working with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) to investigate a VR-based simulation for employee safety training. A […]

upcoming book: Architecture Design in the Age of Extended Reality

Handbook for Metaverse, Digital Twin, and Virtual Reality Development As the director of the Extended Reality Lab at UC, I am thrilled to report that I signed a publication contract with Routledge on an authored book titled  “Architecture Design in the Age of Extended Reality, the handbook for Metaverse, Digital Twin, and Virtual Reality development”. The book includes 17 […]

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XR Lab moved in Digital Futures

As the director of the Extended Reality lab (XR-Lab), I am thrilled to report that our XR-Lab has moved into the new Digital Futures Building at UC. Our Lab will continue to broaden the scope of collaborations, using our expertise in both academic and professional fields in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality. We […]