HUVR combining stereo visuals with co-registered tactile feedback

The Heads-Up Virtual Reality (HUVR) device couples a consumer-grade 3D HD flatpanel display with a half-mirror and force-feedback (haptics) device. HUVR allows the user to literally touch any object displayed within the workspace. The system uses a light-based system to track the user’s head-position and compute the correct perspective view and alignment with the force-feedback device.


  • Multi-modal rendering (visual and tactile)
  • Mobility


  • The HUVR is part of the shared-use cyber-infrastructure that goes wherever our team goes and is serving as a catalyst for the development of new national and international collaborations. Collaborate with us to get access.


  • The HUVR goes wherever it needs to be.