EdTech Incubator News

TVs Installed in VR Zone

Large screen TVs are being installed in the VR zone. In the picture below, Dr. Doug Danforth and Kellen Maicher work together to set up a TV. The TVs will be used for VR experiences as well as running informational videos about the EdTech Incubator.

The VR technology zone is located on the fourth floor of the Health Sciences Library. Keep your eye on the EdTech Incubator website for upcoming programming!

Dr. Doug Danforth and Kellen Maicher from The Ohio State University College of Medicine install a TV in the EdTech Incubator VR Zone.

VR Equipment Has Arrived In the VR Zone!

Various virtual reality (VR) equipment has arrived in the EdTech Incubator's VR Zone! The new tech is being set up/tested by Dr. Doug Danforth and his team. Equipment that are being tested include Varjo XR-3, Meta Quest 2 and HTC VIVE headsets.

The VR technology zone is located on the fourth floor of the Health Sciences Library. Keep your eye on the EdTech Incubator website for upcoming programming!

Dr. Doug Danforth from The Ohio State University College of Medicine tests a virtual reality headset in the EdTech Incubator's Virtual Reality Tech Zone.Dr. Doug Danforth from The Ohio State University College of Medicine tests a virtual reality headset in the EdTech Incubator's Virtual Reality Tech Zone.

Updated Computer Lab Hardware Installed

In late March, the computer hardware in the EdTech Incubator's Computer Lab (Prior 460B) was updated. The Computer Lab seats around 35 individuals. Check out the picture below!

Updated hardware specs are as follows:

Dell 5490 AIO (All in One)
Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500
Memory:8 GB, 1 x 8 GB, DDR4

To reserve the computer lab, please visit the Events & Video Production scheduling request webpage. Questions? Contact the EdTech Incubator administrators by sending an email to eti@osumc.edu.

EdTech Incubator Events

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About the EdTech Incubator

3D Printing Lab EdTech Zone now up and running! Watch for more news as EdTech Zones open up in the coming months.

EdTech Incubator (ETI) partners currently include the following Ohio State units: College of Medicine, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Engineering, Health Sciences Library and Wexner Medical Center IT.

Steering Committee

Steering committee members will help set the direction for the EdTech Incubator (ETI), and make decisions related to the technology that is included in the Technology Zones. Members include faculty and staff from partner units, as well as medical student and resident representatives.

Mission

The EdTech Incubator (ETI) is designed to serve as an innovation hub for medical and health sciences faculty, staff and learners at Ohio State.

Location

The EdTech Incubator (ETI) is located on the fourth floor of the Health Sciences Library in Prior Hall, on The Ohio State University's main campus in Columbus, Ohio.

Programs

EdTech Incubator (ETI) technology zones include 3D printing, virtual/augmented reality, anatomy visualization, DIY video/lightboard studio, and a technology-equipped classroom to accommodate both hybrid and virtual teaching modalities. Visit our Explore webpage to learn more.