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The Library Digital Sandbox has equipment to offer users a variety of immersive learning experiences. No appointment or scheduling is necessary. Help is available at the One-Stop desk.

Digital Sandbox

Location: LRC 4th floor, LINC

To use the room:

  • Check out the Digital Sandbox room key at the One-Stop Library Service desk.
  • Your student ID will be held until you check in the room key at the One-Stop desk.
  • No food or drinks, including covered drinks, are allowed in the room.

User Feedback

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Your input is important to us! To help us improve your library VR experiences, please take a minute to complete and submit the user feedback form. Scan the QR code or click the link below.

HTC Vive VR

Location: Library Digital Sandbox, LRC 4th floor, LINC

HTC Vive

Equipped with:

  • Two (2) HTC Vive VR stations
  • VR Computers, HTC Vive headsets and controllers, Deluxe Audio Straps
  • Steam Content

HTC Vive

To Use: Check out the Digital Sandbox room key and the HTC Vive touch controllers at the One-Stop Library Service Desk.

Notes: VR users can pick up a one-time use opens new windowVR eye mask cover at the One-Stop Library Service Desk. For Steam update login help, inquire at the One-Stop Desk.

Music Workstation

Location: Library Digital Sandbox, LRC, 4th floor LINC

Music workstation

Equipped with:

  • Arturia KeyLab Essential 49 MIDI Keyboard Controller
  • Laptop, Headset
  • Ableton Live 10 software sequencer and digital audio workstation (DAW), offering users five software instruments, 34 audio effects and eight MIDI effects.
  • Finale music notation software to capture musical inspiration and create sheet music. Printers are available.

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Keylab essential

This well equipped and easy-to-use workstation enables the many ORU musicians not enrolled in the Music Department to learn basic digital composition and recording. Users can create, edit, listen and share music. No appointment or scheduling is necessary.

To Use: Check out the Digital Sandbox room key at the One-Stop library desk.

Note: The Copyright Law of U.S. Code, Title 17, governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this equipment and software is liable for any infringement.

zSpace

Location: Library Digital Sandbox, LRC, 4th floor, LINC

zSpace is tabletop AR/VR that lets users interact with selected simulated objects in virtual environments for an immersive learning experience. With special viewing glasses and a stylus users can pick up, move around and rotate selected object, or move objects off the screen.

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zSpace

To Use: Check out the Digital Sandbox room key and the zSpace glasses at the One-Stop library desk.

Book a Digital Sandbox VR Station

To Reserve a Digital Sandbox VR Station:

  • On the booking tool, select the date from the calendar.
  • Select each 30-minute segment for the time needed from the schedule grid.
  • After reading the policies, click "Continue" to indicate your agreement, then enter the required information.
  • NOTE: only email addresses in ORU.edu domain can be used.
  • You will receive an email when your request has been approved.