Kohler Innovation Visualization Studio

The Kohler Innovation Visualization Studio officially opened in February 2018 on the 1st floor of the Wendt Commons (article). The Kohler Innovation Visualization Studio consists of rooms 106 (AR/VR) and 108 (The Visualization Studio).

Reservations: 

For members of the College of Engineering, please make a reservation request via the EMS reservation system. The room locations to search for in EMS are “Wendt 106 Virtual Reality Room (left)” and “Wendt 108 Visualization Room (right).”

If you’re outside the College of Engineering, please contact maker-reservations@lists.wisc.edu to request a reservation.

Policies:

[-] The entire Room 106 is only reservable by an instructor. However, individual students can obtain access to the equipment in the room (e.g. computer) by going to the Makerspace checkout window. They must have a shop permit and have paid their materials fee for that semester.

[-] Room 108 is reservable by students and staff for group educational purposes. They must have a shop permit and have paid their materials fee for that semester.

Equipment:

 You can find a complete list of equipment at the bottom of this page.


Kohler Innovation Visualization Studio (Room 108):

The studio provides seating for 32, four large T1V monitors, and a wall of T1V touchscreens. The Studio can be used for classes, workshops, and projects.

Here is the current configuration of the room with arm chairs:

Here is another optional configuration of the room with benches and stools. For example, the entire class can be using Virtual Reality headsets at once as shown below (find out about the AR/VR available for check-out):


Kohler Visualization Lab (Room 106)

The Kohler Visualization Lab provides space and equipment for students to bring objects into the virtual world and analyze them. Equipment in the studio includes:

  • Green screen
  • Virtual & augmented reality equipment
  • 3D scanners


A few pictures from outside the rooms: