VAST Studio

The Department of Communication and Media offers superb facilities for Computer-Mediated Communication Studies, Multimedia Development, and new educational environments.

VAST Studio

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The VAST (Visualization, Animation, Simulation Technology) Studio is an advanced digital imaging and animation lab.  The goal of the facility is to provide students with access to professional grade tools in a classroom environment.  This facility has capacity for 19 students and 1 instructor.  It is equiped with dual HD projectors.

Computer Hardware

  • Dell Precision Tower
  • Intel Xeon Processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card
  • PCIe M.2 NVMe Solid state hard drive
  • Dual 24" display


  • 3D-Coat
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Articy:Draft
  • Audacity
  • AutoDesk 3DS Max
  • AutoDesk Entertainment Creation Suite Unlimited 2016
  • AutoDesk Maya
  • AutoDesk Motion Builder
  • AutoDesk Mudbox
  • AutoDesk StechBook Pro
  • Blender
  • Chuck
  • ESRI arcGIS
  • Houdini
  • Microsoft .Net
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Pixar Renderman
  • Processing
  • PyGame
  • Python
  • Rhinoceros
  • Substance
  • TortoiseSVN
  • Unity 3D
Current room status
Open: Card access required for those who are enrolled into an HASS Course using this studio. To report a problem or if you have a question about this space please e-mail us

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