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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Gaming and Virtual Reality Laboratory

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The Gaming and Virtual Reality Laboratory is dedicated to the study and development of games and game technology.

The lab includes:

  • A full-body motion-capture studio.
  • A variety of input technologies students can utilize for their game development needs.
  • Audiometric room (sound booth).
  • State-of-the art game development workstations.

 

A passive stereo virtual reality display utilizes the motion-capture system as a body tracker and gesture-based input device. This enables the exploration of:

  • Full-body gesture recognition.
  • Multi-player collaboration.
  • New input methodologies.

You will able to record sound for voiceovers and music with minimal echo or background noise in an audiometric room coupled with audio recording equipment such as:

  • Hardware and software mixing consoles.
  • Microphone booms/stands.
  • MIDI synthesizer.
  • Various microphones and field recorders.