Interaction & Media Sciences Lab Research Equipment

Human Computer Interaction

Research Workstations

The IMS Lab is equipped with a five computer systems, each of which contains a liquid cooled i7 CPU, an NVIDIA Geforce 1080GTX, and a 1TB SSD. The system also has 12TB of internal storage for screen capture and video recording. Each has been equipped with a special suite of tools for data collection, including an LED capable mouse, keyboard, and headset. A comprehensive suite of games and software are also available.

Mobile Research Capabilities

The IMS Lab also has a mobile cart containing 20 Macbook Air laptops for research purposes. Each has a solid-state drive and current versions of Mac OS and software.

Virtual Reality

In a separate room, the IMS Lab is equipped with a top of the line Virtual Reality and Gaming computer. This system boasts a liquid cooled i7 CPU, an NVIDIA Geforce 1080GTX, and a 1TB SSD. The system also has 12TB of internal storage for screen capture and video recording. For VR research, the lab uses the current release of the HTC VIVE. A comprehensive suite of games and software are also available.

Other Research Tools

In addition to computer hardware, the lab continues to seek a variety of input devices. Currently, the IMS lab has the eMotiv EEG headset for craniocerebral research.