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NMSU professors get funding for virtual reality lab


January 9, 2019

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A technology company has awarded two faculty members at New Mexico State University $350,000 to create a new kind of laboratory.

The university says the funding from Las Cruces-based Electronic Caregiver will be used to establish a lab that will provide students and professors a space to conduct research using augmented and virtual reality.

The research is expected to focus on slips and falls, search and rescue behaviors and rehabilitation scenarios, among other things.

The lab will be led by professor Phillip Post of the Department of Kinesiology and Dance and Mic...

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