Digital Worlds Institute

Institute Information

Research, Education, and Visualization Environment (REVE)

UF’s Digital Worlds Institute is on the cutting edge of digital arts and sciences. The Institute combines arts, communications, engineering and science, with a focus on advanced media systems. The REVE is the Institute’s teaching, research and development facility in Old Norman Gym. Its spaces are designed for research and education and feature collaborative environments with numerous technological capabilities including.

  • The Polymodal Immersive Classroom Theater (PICT), a panoramic venue that hosts audiences for ultra-widescreen media, interactive games, digital performing arts events, and OnCampus-OnLine real-time classroom teaching and learning
  • The Virtual Production Studio (VPS), an open-space stage with a large green screen, large white cyc, motion capture, audio, and video recording technologies. 
  • Three Digital Media Suites, housing production and post-production systems, including digital video editing and compositing, animation, and audio post-production capabilities. 
  • THE GYM is a dynamic, state of the art workspace that cultivates creativity and collaboration. With the flexibility to seamlessly transition from a classroom to a collaborative workspace. Students work closely with faculty and staff exploring digital production, animation, and game design.
  • The Online/OnCampus Research Classroom (ORC), designed to facilitate interactive, real-time learning with both on campus and online Digital Arts & Sciences (DAS) students. 

Digital Worlds Reality Lab

The recently renovated SAGE 413 is built for 21st-century teaching and learning:  It boasts a three-screen rear projection display and collaborative space for game design and interactive learning. With classes like 3D Animation and Modeling being taught there, it has become the epicenter for interdisciplinary student work in creating serious and applied gaming environments, using tools like the KINECT and other new devices and software being pioneered at UF Digital Worlds.

Digital Worlds Administration Office (Admin)

The Administration office for Digital Worlds is in Fine Arts Building A, room 102.  

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