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Virtual Reality

This page provides information about the virtual reality options offered in Genesis Lab, the digital makerspace at Pepperdine University.

HTC Vive

HTC Vive VR goggles work with SteamVR and come with two hand-held controllers and two base stations to support the immersive experience. 

Available in the Genesis Lab

Oculus Rift

Powered by a computer, Oculus Rift is designed for complete immersion, offering a complete 360 experience.

Available in the Genesis Lab

Oculus Quest

Oculus Quest is an all-in-one gaming headset, meaning it does not need a PC to run.  It comes with two handheld controllers and offers an untethered 360 experience.


Available in the Genesis Lab.

Google Cardboard

A pocketbook friendly VR option, Google Cardboard allows users to experience immersive VR using a combination of a cardboard viewer, an iPhone, and the Cardboard app.

Available in the Genesis Lab

What is virtual reality?