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APU XR Studio

ASIA'S 1ST XR STUDIO INFUSED WITH A BUILT-IN MIXED AND EXTENDED REALITY INFRASTRUCTURE

The APU XR Studio is a first-of-its-kind facility that comprises technologies capable of developing Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR) applications. Developed in partnership with Ministry XR Malaysia, the studio is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities which include a 360-degree volumetric video capture zone, EDEX (extended education experience) station, VolCap propriety software, mixed reality smart glasses in the form of Microsoft HoloLens and high specification gaming standard workstations.
The EDEX Station serves as an XR/Spatial Computing laboratory, designed for shared and collaborative education experiences that excite, inspire and stimulate. This immersive space enables technological experiments, research and teaching developments within instructional design.

This partnership is part of the academia-industry collaboration which continues to be APU’s primary strength in having industry-on-campus – driving its offering and leading to assurance of high employability for APU graduates.

Being the first XR Studio among Malaysian Universities, the XR Studio aims to provide students of the Computer Games DevelopmentMultimedia Technology, EngineeringAnimation & Visual Effects programmes with hands-on experience while developing projects & assignments revolving around these technologies.

On 21st January 2019, the Malaysian VRAR Malaysia Chapter was launched at APU. This also made APU the host to the chapter allowing for its global network to share accelerating growth, connections and knowledge within the VR/AR industry.