Mindgrub creates first virtual reality holodeck in Baltimore

Award-winning, Baltimore-based digital agency, Mindgrub, has just finished creating the city’s first “Holodeck.” The Holodeck, short for Holographic Environment Simulator, gets its name from Star Trek’s fictional virtual reality facility. In the Star Trek universe, the Holodeck is often used for recreational activities.

Mindgrub has transformed one of the rooms at its headquarters in Locust Point into a safe and controlled environment dedicated to testing virtual reality apps and games. Through Mindgrub’s expansive virtual reality capabilities utilizing tools such as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive headsets and handheld controllers, users can interact with a variety of virtual environments.

Mindgrub has already created a virtual reality bike experience using Oculus Rift and demoed it at various local Baltimore events, including Smart CEO’s Corporate Culture Awards to raise awareness for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, and the Baltimore Light City Festival. Dedicated to pushing the limitations of virtual and augmented reality, Mindgrub is actively pursuing new and exciting possibilities for virtual reality in a range of industries, from gaming and entertainment, to healthcare and education.

About Mindgrub

Mindgrub is an award-winning technology innovation agency that creates custom mobile, social and web apps for enterprise brands, industry leaders and educational organizations. Mindgrub leverages emerging technologies, such as virtual reality, wearable tech, and mobile gaming, to solve tough client challenges. As a fully-staffed agency, Mindgrub cultivates top-tier talent in design, user experience, and development. Headquartered in Baltimore, Mindgrub has offices in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. Connect with Mindgrub online or call to submit a request to demo the Holodeck at 410-988-2444.

Source: Mindgrub

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