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Universities Using zSpace

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University of North Texas logo  University of North Texas

Health Sciences Center Library uses zSpace running CyberAnatomy as a resource console for medical students researching anatomy

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  Johns Hopkins University

Applied Physics Lab - geospatial research

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  Iowa State University

Visualization Lab R&D

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  Central Community College

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  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Creating an electro surgery trainer

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Old Dominion University logo  Old Dominion University

Using multiple zSpace units in engineering application research and development for both undergraduate and graduate students.  They use EON reality, Unity and a variety of hardware for multi-modal input.  They have taken the Emotive and GlassUp and incorporated them in the zSpace environment for experimental interfaces.

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  Baylor Health Sciences - Houston

Using zSpace for molecular modeling in Biology

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University of New South Wales logo  University of New South Wales

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University of Dayton logo  University of Dayton

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  Art School, Sunnyvale

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Olin College logo  Olin College

Possibly one of zSpace's oldest customers.  Engineering students have used zSpace for 3D projects in science and engineering.

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University of Tampere logo  University of Tampere

Visualization Lab research

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RTWH Aachen logo  RTWH Aachen

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University of Cologne logo  University of Cologne

Universität zu Köln - one of Europes oldest universities (est 1388)

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  University of Magdeberg

Engineering instruction using Dassault software on zSpace

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  University of Basel

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  Fresno State

One zSpace’s first customers!!! The zSpaces are being used in undergrad engineering to encourage innovation and creativity in utilizing 3D in student projects

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  University of Nebraska

Radiology Department is using zSpace and Echo Pixel to look at MRI data for educational purposes.

IS&T Department is porting existing Unity-based applications to zSpce.  These applications, focused on medical training, will be open sourced and available to universities in the zSpace community.  

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  University of Northern Colorado

Mulit-departmental group developing a STEM application specific for the zSpace platform.  It will be a geology-based app but bringing in many other sciences on a "journey to the center of the earth" experience for students.

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  University of Waikato

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  Miami University - Ohio

Viz Lab, Anatomy Education and vocational training apps for the community

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  Battelle Memorial Institute

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  University of California, Santa Cruz

Astrophysics Dept -- creating 3D universes from Hubble data which are available in zSpace Studio.  Also working with NVIDIA and NASA on real-time 3D video over the internet to sites around the globe.  They plan to prove that zSpace can be used as a visualization tool for these movies.

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Ball State University logo  Ball State University

Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts

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  Arizona State University

research on dev tools and application of 3D VR

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University of California, Santa Barbara logo  University of California, Santa Barbara

Psych & Brain Science -- teaching cognitive sci students fine differentiators and increased knowledge from real world to immersive 3D 

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Kent State logo  Kent State

liquid crystal display research

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University of Central Florida logo  University of Central Florida

Created a K-12 applet (math graphing, physics, etc) and created stylus writing algorithm for the zSpace stylus to write directly on the zSpace screen -- UCF does local K-12 outreach and have been demonstrating their applet on zSpace.  This app is published on the zSpace software download site and can be freely distributed to anyone who would like a copy.

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University of North Carolina logo  University of North Carolina

RENCI - Renaissance Computing Institute

A multi-campus intitiative to look at new waves of technology and how they affect computing.  RENCI is using a zSpace for offering visualtion to their research cusotmer base

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine logo  Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Touro is using CyberAnatomy on zSpace to train their medical students in anatomy.

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University of Minnesota logo  University of Minnesota

Engineering is creating medical devices to solve doctors needs 

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Dartmouth College logo  Dartmouth College

School of Medicine is deisgning soe of their own models in zSpace

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  Stevens Institute of Technology

BioEngineering is using this for creating viz films on bio and biomechanical objects 

Same group, but different researcher is developing patient specific models from CT or MRI and use the Z space to allow for 3D visualization.  They plan to use micro-CT to look at how bone grows upon scaffolds.  They hope to get it done by summer2015.

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  University of Southern Indiana

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University of Texas, Austin logo  University of Texas, Austin

TACC (Texas Advanced Computing Center) -- these truly talented visualization experts are using zSpace as a desktop CAVE to supplement the heavy use of their real CAVE.

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  University of Utah

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University of Southern California logo  University of Southern California

Institute of Creative Technologies -- HCI and viz research

Dornsife Letters and Science - Molecular Biology -- using PyMOL for visualization

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University of Wisconsin, Madison logo  University of Wisconsin, Madison

Living Environments Lab--a place where scholars explore the connection between environment, technology, human action, experience and visualization.

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  University of California, Davis

Recommended and helped to port KeckCaves content from CAVE-size to zSpace use -- modeling clay, bucky ball, earthquake data map and collaborative jello (Linux-based applications)

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Stanford University School of Medicine logo  Stanford University School of Medicine

porting iPad based anatomy application to zSpace

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University of Virginia logo  University of Virginia

Darden Business School - expiremented with using Solidworks with student projects

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MIT Media Lab logo  MIT Media Lab

Object-based Media Lab -- research resulted in PhD thesis published and usable content by zSpace, creating a collaborative tool for zSpace.

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Carnegie Mellon University logo  Carnegie Mellon University

Research in Engineering; also students creating games for zSpace distribution.  We do have one of their games, Zimension, which is freely available for any zSpace customer who would like a copy.

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University of Manitoba logo  University of Manitoba

HCI research

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University of California, San Diego logo  University of California, San Diego

They are using zSpace for visualization of newly created models and objects -- working on a potential clinical use for viewing a healthy liver next to a diseased liver for doctor-patient communication and patient education, teaching VR students how to use zSpace to create models and applets.  Another group in BioScience is using PyMOL to visualize molecules in zSpace.

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Georgia Tech logo  Georgia Tech

Materials Science, creating their own application to visualize complex materials from at the micro and nano level

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Duke University logo  Duke University

1) Viz Lab (Duke DiVE) working with Physics researcher on creating visualizations for a grant funded project

2) Fine Arts, archaeology dig scanning and viewing, creating models for zSpace Studio  

3) Medical Dept, searching for the right application use UnReal

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U-TAD, Catalonia, Spain logo  U-TAD, Catalonia, Spain

using Maya and Unity on zSpace to teach graphics arts in a private art school

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University of California, San Francisco logo  University of California, San Francisco

Used to mesh model hearts for collaboration with Dassault in their Living Heart Project

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Wichita State, National Institute for Aviation Research logo  Wichita State, National Institute for Aviation Research

Created an application and backend assessment tool for teaching students how to assemble and airplane. Used Dassaults' 3DVIA and CATIA. This application is available for demonstration and purchase on zSpace Model Store.

See the video here: http://youtu.be/FFI4vxDZW2Y

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Worcester Polytechnic logo  Worcester Polytechnic

The Biology Department is using PyMOL on zSpace in Biology research.  zSpace also suppported a student team project whom created a space game for zSpace.

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University of Idaho WWAMI logo  University of Idaho WWAMI

Teaching anatomy using CyberAnatomy on zSpace

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  University of Washington

Computer Science & Engineering, Engineering Robotics Lab -- research ×

Naval Postgraduate School logo  Naval Postgraduate School

Web3D-based research projects, creating a web framework for zSpace

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  AMRITA

R&D of new market uses specifically to improve India -- they create applications in their CHI Lab using Unity programming language

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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) logo  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

zSpace will be redistributing their open source code ArtifactViz2 and create a zSpace community around the toolset. This was created by a profesosr of computer science and archaeology for the purpose of scanning archaeological digs and then importing the million-point files into immersive 3D.  

 

A Biology Research Lab is using zSpace as part of world-wide Brain Project to help visualize and prove out theories.

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  Zurcher Hochshule für Wissenschaften, Switzerland

using Dassault on zSpace in an engineering instruction environment

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University of Bath logo  University of Bath

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  University at Julich

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HIT Lab at University of Canterbury, Christchurch logo  HIT Lab at University of Canterbury, Christchurch

medical device research and development

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  Kanagawa University

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  Kobe University

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Tokyo University logo  Tokyo University

research - building a state-of-the-art gesture input system

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  Kinki University

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Wellesley College logo  Wellesley College

Using zSpace in research studies looking at comparative analysis of 2D to 3D interface and gauging human reaction

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University of Hawaii, John Burns Medical School logo  University of Hawaii, John Burns Medical School

Creating anatomy models in Maya and Unity for teaching anatomy to medical students

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Clemson University logo  Clemson University

using zSpace for their auto design courses

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  Keck Graduate Institute

Using CyberAnatomy on zSpace to teach anatomy to medical students ×

University of Alberta, Servier Heart Institute logo  University of Alberta, Servier Heart Institute

Creating a surgery pre-planning tool for cardiologists

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Lawrence Berkeley National Labs logo  Lawrence Berkeley National Labs

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Virginia Tech logo  Virginia Tech

Web3D framework and content for zSpace technology

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  North Carolina State University

STEM-based research

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Academic Advisory Council

  • Dr. Sakti Srivastava trained as an orthopedic hand surgeon and is currently Associate Professor in Department of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. He serves as Division Chief of Clinical Anatomy and has a broad research interest that includes educational technologies, surgical device development, and design of artificial limbs. Dr. Srivastava’s special interest is in simulation-based training for clinical skills acquisition, and he is the Founding Director of the new SIMdesign program that aims to develop low-cost “simple simulators” and the ReSET program that aims to study “how surgeons learn”. Dr. Srivastava also serves as Co- Director for the Goodman Surgical Simulation Center at Stanford.

  • Jürgen P. Schulze is a Research Scientist at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, and a Lecturer in the computer science department at the University of California San Diego. His research interests include scientific visualization in virtual environments, human-computer interaction, real-time volume rendering, and graphics algorithms on programmable graphics hardware. He holds an M.S. degree from the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. from the University of Stuttgart, Germany. After his graduation he spent two years as a post-doctoral researcher in the Computer Science Department at Brown University.

  • V. Michael Bove, Jr. holds an S.B.E.E., an S.M. in Visual Studies, and a Ph.D. in Media Technology, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is currently head of the Object-Based Media Group at the Media Laboratory. He is the author or co-author of over 60 journal or conference papers on digital television systems, video processing hardware/software design, multimedia, scene modeling, visual display technologies, and optics. Bove holds patents on inventions relating to video recording, hardcopy, interactive television, and medical imaging, and has been a member of several professional and government committees. He is co-author with the late Stephen A. Benton of the book Holographic Imaging (Wiley, 2008). He is on the Board of Editors of the Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and served as general chair of the 2006 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC’06), and co-chaired the 2012 International Symposium on Display Holography.

Partner Applications for zSpace

  • {partner_company_name}

    Cyber Anatomy Med VR is used by health professionals and students at every level to show and learn anatomy. A user can fully interact with the anatomy to “Peel” muscles, follow nerve roots, examine skeletal anatomical landmarks, understand muscle insertions and origins, and look at minute details of organs.

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    University of Central Florida has developed an interactive, virtual reality baseball game that teaches physics to local K-12 community in the Orlando area.
    As either the batter or the outfielder, a player can input their velocity and then discover how that input affects the outcome.  The player can also explore mechanical physics and torque with a cyclist, or even graph an equation, all within the zSpace virtual reality environment.

  • {partner_company_name}

    More than 22 trackd compatible applications can now take advantage of zSpace’s immersive 3D environment. Through this collaboration, a wide spectrum of industries can reap the benefits of virtual realism for product styling, interactive simulations, architectural walkthroughs, training for military, medical and first responders.

  • This demo were created by Carnegie Melon University for the purpose to demo the abilities of zSpace and is only being made available to download by zSpace, Inc. Because of this they are provided AS-IS with no guarantee of functionality. They may or may not work and there are known issues. zSpace, Inc. does not provide support and at any time downloads may be removed for downloading.

    Carnegie Melon University has a program, which is hosted at EA Games, which allows a group of students to completely design their own game. Fall term 2013 they chose to do their project on zSpace and Zimension is what they did. Project producer is Sim Xing.

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    zSpace has partnered with Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) to offer a virtual training solution to deliver advanced training in manufacturing industries such as transportation, aerospace and industrial equipment.

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    PyMOL is a widely used program for the scientific analysis, graphical and educational presentation of molecular structures.

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    Digizyme’s Molecular Maya is a free software toolkit that extends Autodesk Maya’s capabilities by allowing users in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, academic and medical research communities to import, build, and animate molecular structures in zSpace.

  • {partner_company_name}

    Avogadro is an advanced molecule editor and visualizer designed for cross-platform use in computational chemistry, molecular modeling, bioinformatics, materials science, and related areas. It offers flexible high quality rendering and a powerful plugin architecture. Avogadro is a free, open-source application.

  • {partner_company_name}

    EON Studio’s 3D authoring software for developing interactive 3D applications allows users of all experience levels to build complex, high-quality interactive 3D content with little to no programming experience. Whether you create 3D applications for architecture, marketing or training, EON Studio provides a unique range of benefits and functions making it a developer’s preferred choice.

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    Studio is zSpace’s model tool that allows students to compare, analyze, annotate and explore rich 3D models.

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    Fovia’s HDVR platform delivers high fidelity 2D, 3D and 4D real-time rendering anytime, anywhere. HDVR is an award-winning, advanced visualization technology with unparalleled quality, performance, scalability and flexibility. HDVR uses sub-voxel super-sampling to achieve superior, high fidelity pixel output in real time. By combining HDVR with zSpace, 3D objects are rendered with incredible accuracy and clarity, providing significant benefits in many fields, including manufacturing, biotechnology, engineering, medicine, education and research.

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    This is the zSpace Educational 3D Viewer version.  EchoPixel True 3D creates medical visualization solutions to optimize clinical efficacy and workflow while leading the way for a paradigm shift in medical diagnostics, surgical planning, and treatment. One of EchoPixel’s applications under development is a non-invasive colon cancer screening solution that enables doctors and radiologists to use computed tomography (CT) images of a patient’s abdomen and display a 3D model of a patient’s colon to identify most polyps or other abnormalities.