Crytek’s VR Labs Expand to Six More Universities

Crytek’s VR Labs Expand to Six More Universities

German company Crytek announced six more universities involved in their VR First academic initiative, a program dedicated to the development of virtual reality.

VR First debuted earlier this year, in January. Crytek aims to train students in dedicated VR labs at a new total of 14 university campuses worldwide by offering students easy access to Crytek’s CRYENGINE software and state-of-the art VR hardware.

The most recent participants in VR First are located across three continents and four new countries. The following is the list of the newest universities involved:

  • The University of Canterbury – New Zealand
  • Kajaani University of Applied Sciences – Finland
  • University College London – UK
  • Manchester Metropolitan University -UK
  • Oklahoma University – U.S.
  • Tallinn Technical University Estonia

VR First is already present at several major universities, including Canadian institutions like Carleton University and Vancouver Film School.

For more information about the VR First initiative, check out the CRYENGINE website.

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