A downloadable game for Windows

Virtual Reality Microscopy Experience is a VR-based educational experience that allows players to experience and interact with some of the aspects of fluorescence microscopy techniques employed by biological research scientists - specifically in the context of studying cells and viruses.

This 20-30 min. experience will allow the players to: a) gain basic understanding why scientists need fluorescence microscopes and understand how they work and b) appreciate the tiny scale of cells and viruses studied by scientists ie. just how small they are in relation to common objects that we recognise.

VRME has originally been designed for use by members of the public with help of a supporting person during science fairs or open days, however it can easily be used autonomously by a person familiar with virtual reality applications. A document providing activity summary and advice for supporting personnel is included with the download.


Requirements 

VR: Works in SteamVR compatible headsets and Quest 2 (via Oculus Link); tested on HTC Vive, Valve Index and Quest 2.

PC: This application has been confirmed to work well on Quest 2 connected to a laptop with i7-8750H CPU and RTX 2060 GPU.

OS: Windows 10

Install instructions

SteamVR (HTC Vive, Valve Index etc.)

1. Download and unzip provided zip file

2. Launch SteamVR on Steam

2. Launch VRME.exe

3. The application should appear in your headset and the experience will commence automatically. 

Quest 2

1. Download and unzip provided zip file

2. Run Oculus app on your PC

3. Connect Quest 2 headset via USB cable and enable Oculus Link

4. Launch VRME.exe

5. The application should appear in your headset and the experience will commence automatically. 


Note: You can terminate the experience at any time by pressing ESC

Download

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VRME-1.0.2.zip 298 MB

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