Call for Proposals: Faculty Research Awards in VR
Google’s Faculty Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of world-class full-time faculty members at top universities around the world. For the upcoming funding round, we've established a new topic area for Physical Interfaces and Immersive Experiences
Google’s Virtual Reality team is dedicated to bringing immersive technology to everyone with projects like Cardboard, Jump, and Expeditions. We also strive to help advance the state of the art in all aspects of Virtual Reality.
We are encouraging the academic community to submit research proposals related to the following key Virtual Reality research areas:
- Computer Graphics and Rendering
- Optics and Displays
- User Input Technology
- HCI and Interaction Design
- Orientation and Position Tracking
- Immersive Video Capture, Compression and Display
- Immersive Audio
- Human Factors and Ergonomics
The deadline for this funding round is Oct 15 2015
. Please apply at http://research.google.com/university/relations/research_awards.html
in the category Physical Interfaces and Immersive Experiences
We're looking forward to your proposals!