188.520 Virtual Reality Maker Lab
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, PR, 6.0h, 6.0EC


  • Semester hours: 6.0
  • Credits: 6.0
  • Type: PR Project
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to plan (requirements and finances) and implement maker projects in the area of virtual reality. Furthermore, students know the essential production techniques in this area as well as the major infrastructure providers in the area of Vienna.

Subject of course

NEW: Topics

  • Please selecte a free virtual reality topic from the list of current tasks
  • Send an e-mail with the name of your topic to the supervisor
  • You will receive an e-mail with a list of possible time slots for a first meeting on proceedings and requirements.

Planning & Administration

  • Design and planning of the translation of creative ideas into VR hardware
  • Introduction to the usage of the virtual reality workshop of the workgroup 193-06
  • Explanation of the acquisition progress at TU Wien in the context of VR projects

Implementation and documentation

  • Actual implementation process for VR prototypes made of wood, metal and synthetics
  • Introduction into the legislation on on-the-job safety and machine safety
  • Documentation of the planning and implementation process
  • Connection of hardware and software over standardized APIs

Teaching methods

project planning, personal coaching, lab work

Mode of examination


Additional information

ECTS-Breakdown: 6 ECTS = 150 hours (140 h project work, 10 h meetings)



Examination modalities

Quality of the implemented prototype, design documents and documentation.

Course registration

Not necessary



No lecture notes are available.


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