Extended Reality @ Berkeley


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Our Mission

We seek to foster an inclusive and diverse community of Berkeley students, industry, and academia to increase public awareness of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), provide developer resources and training, and promote dialogue about the impact and implications of immersive computing. Our members receive training in cutting edge technology, develop on the newest VR platforms, and explore the intersection of physical and virtual space.


Project Teams

DREAM THE CHANGE

Reality is Designed

Dive straight into making reality with us. We are defining new paradigms in HCI with VR enhanced human-UAV collaboration, revolutionize healthcare with novel neurological therapies, and leverage biofeedback to create powerful experiences of harmony and insight ‒ just to name a few.

If you are a student at Cal, we invite you to check out our project teams or become a General Member. If you have an idea or project you want to pursue, feel free to reach out to us as well! You can contact us via Discord or email (contact@xr.berkeley.edu)

Help the change

Become a Sponsor

With more than 50 active members and over 600 alumni, we are the largest XR student organization in the world. We subscribe to the Berkeley approach to living together and building technology, and many of our alumni are changing the world at organizations that have sponsored us. We currently offer three types of sponsorship: Infosession (where you get to talk about your organization and recruit from our pool of talent), Workshop (where you show us how your product works), and Project (where we work together on a new idea). We also offer opportunities free of charge for non-profits and charities.

Learn a few Tricks

XR DeCal

XR is among the hottest growing industries , and has already impacted filmmaking and healthcare in unimaginable ways. Soon, it will overtake mainstream electronics and human-robot collaboration. The excitement for XR is pushing innovations fields from computer vision and graphics to harware design and biosensors. XR is a interdisciplinary field, where you can apply knowledge from your own niche. If you have taken CS61A, and want reality to become your creative material ‒ join us and we will teach you the rest.

Spring 2023 applications are open!

Become the best

Collegiate VR Esports (CVRE)

Do you enjoy VR games such as Beat Saber, Echo Arena, and Pavlov VR?

Are you interested in competing in these games for Berkeley? Berkeley CVRE competes in the CVRE league, whose goal is to create an environment for student VR and esports enthusiasts to gather and enjoy fun, competitive play, as well as to build a community of teams representing universities across North America.

Join the Berkeley CVRE Discord to learn more!

The Makers of Reality

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