Hardware & Software Resources

List of some of the resources at the Reality Collab, including hardware and software tools: 


1. VR Headsets: 

Meta Quest 2, Meta Quest 3, Meta Quest Pro, Hololens.

2. 3D Printers: 

Generative AI:  MIdjourney, ChatGPT, Blockade Labs, Adobe Firefly, AI Voice Generator, and more.


1. Development Engines: 

Unreal Engine
NVIDIA Omniverse

2. 3D Modeling and Animation Software: 

Adobe Substance 
Cinema 4D

3. Graphic Design and Image Editing: 

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) 

4. Video Editing and Sharing: 

Adobe Premiere Pro 
WeVideo and AI video editing

5. Augmented Reality (AR) Development: 

ARKit (for iOS development) 
ARCore (for Android development) 
Adobe Aero 

6. 3D Printing Software: 

Ultimaker Cura (slicer software for Ultimaker 3D printers) 
Autodesk Meshmixer 

7. Photogrammetry Software: 

Agisoft Metashape 

8. Virtual Reality (VR) Content Creation: 

Gravity Sketch 

9. CAD (Computer-Aided Design) Software: 

Autodesk Revit 7 AtuCAD, SketchUp 

10. Simulation and Training Software: 

TwinMotion and Enscape


11. Spatial Audio Tools: 

Unity 3D Audio 
Unreal Engine Audio 

12. Version Control: 

GitHub or GitLab for collaboration 

13. Collaboration Tools: 

Microsoft Teams

15. Web Development: 

A framework like Spatial and FrameVR for creating VR experiences on the web 
WebXR API for integrating XR experiences into web applications 

16. Learning Resources: 

Online tutorials and documentation for all software and hardware tools 
XR development courses or certifications 

17. Community and Support: 

Unity Education Group, Educause XR Community, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Houston ION, HP's Future of Work

We ensure that the software is regularly updated to the latest versions, and provide adequate training and documentation to help users make the most of the resources available in the Lab.