The distinctive thing about this centre is that any person experiencing it could feel his presence in the artificial world. PHOTO: EXPRESS KARACHI: The NED university in Karachi has established a virtual reality centre which can be used for medical sciences research, architecture and other professional purposes.

It is said to be the first virtual centre of any South Asian university which has been established under civil engineering department, the varsity said in a statement on Thursday. The lab, built at a cost of nearly Rs15 million, has three fundamental systems, a virtual teaming system, walking VR [virtual reality] System and projection VR System.

The distinctive thing about this centre is that any person experiencing it could feel his presence in the artificial world. He will experience it and be a part of the virtual project.

And on his own, on the virtual basis, by making changes, he will be able to execute it in the physical world. NED’s Virtual Reality Centre’s project director and associate professor of the civil engineering department, Farrukh Arif told Express that presently, for the research projects, virtual models of high-rise US buildings, aircraft manufacturing, space shuttle, and space visit models including applications of several projects are part of the lab.

Green campus project: NED university to plant 2,500 trees, plants He added that becoming a part of the application, one can bring about amendments on virtual basis. Afterwards, it can be executed in the same project in the real world. Read more from tribune.com.pk…

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