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Mixed / Augmented / Virtual Innovation Center

Extended Reality (XR) is poised to transform how humankind interacts with the physical and virtual world. MAVRIC is dedicated to empowering the artists, creators, developers, entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers, and storytellers who leverage this emerging technology to positively impact society.


What We Do

We are here to empower the XR community at the University of Maryland and beyond.

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Faculty and Researchers

Dozens of faculty and researchers across campus are involved in XR. Get to know them and their projects.

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There are many ways for students to engage with, learn about, and create using XR.

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XR Facilities & Programs

The number of spaces and programs dedicated to XR is growing. Get to know the facilities dedicated to XR along with the programs.

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XR Resources

Interested in XR, looking for workshops, thinking about launching an XR startup, or seeking grant opportunities or private funding, then check out this page.

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Interested in learning more about XR and getting involved in the burgeoning XR ecosystem, then attend an upcoming virtual workshop, seminar, or conference.

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