Jan Springer

Springer named director of UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center

Dr. Jan P. Springer, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named the new director of the George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Bolt researching how to create virtual computer monitoring system

For those who have seen Tony Stark effortlessly controlling virtual computer screens in the “Iron Man” and “Avengers” movies, you have seen Zack Bolt’s vision for his research.  Continue reading “Bolt researching how to create virtual computer monitoring system”

Lea Poignant, one of several students from France interning at the UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center during the summer, demonstrates a 360-degree virtual tour of the UA Little Rock campus. Photo by Ben Krain/UA Little Rock Communications.

French interns at Emerging Analytics Center create 3D virtual tour of campus, games for Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Five college students from France who interned at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center have created a 3D virtual tour of the UA Little Rock campus as well as augmented reality games to entertain children at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  Continue reading “French interns at Emerging Analytics Center create 3D virtual tour of campus, games for Arkansas Children’s Hospital”

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Virtual reality innovator Cruz-Neira demonstrates how VR is changing the world at Consumer Electronics Show

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, demonstrated how innovative virtual reality technology is changing the world for the better at Dell’s Jan. 10 VR for Good event at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Continue reading “Virtual reality innovator Cruz-Neira demonstrates how VR is changing the world at Consumer Electronics Show”

Emerging Analytics Center Student Researcher Ramiro Serrano Vergel dissects a virtual corpse on the Immersive virtual reality table at the EAC center. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center to host open house featuring virtual and augmented reality technology April 7-8

The Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 7-8, where visitors can see the latest cutting-edge technology in the world of virtual and augmented reality.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center to host open house featuring virtual and augmented reality technology April 7-8”

The Emerging Analytics Center created virtual representations of senior guards Marcus Johnson Jr. and Sharde' Collins.

Trojans fans celebrate Sun Belt Championships with VR experience

Fans of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Trojans can enhance their Sun Belt Conference Tournament experience with the Emerging Analytics Center’s update to the “UALR TrojansAR” app. Continue reading “Trojans fans celebrate Sun Belt Championships with VR experience”

Scott Parazynski

Former astronaut serves as keynote speaker at international virtual reality conference

Scott Parazynski, a decorated physician and astronaut recently inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, will be the keynote speaker of an international virtual reality conference Dec. 7-9 at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock.  Continue reading “Former astronaut serves as keynote speaker at international virtual reality conference”