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  • Digital Worlds Partners with Hippodrome Theatre to Produce "Leveling Up"

    "Leveling Up" debuted at the Hippodrome Theatre in February 2014 and continued until March 16. DW partnered with director Lauren Caldwell to create this one-of-a-kind production.

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  • DW Supports the Online Rehearsal for Red Silk Thread

    "The Red Silk Thread" is coming to Gainesville's Phillips Center this April and features large-scale virtual sets and the latest technological innovtions. The rehearsals for the play took place in the Digital Worlds Research, Education and Visualization Environment (REVE), where directors and actors took advantage of our Polymodal Immersive Classroom Theatre to rehearse and recieve feedback from their New York-based director.  

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  • DW Creates Supportive App for Brain Stimulation Patients

    The UF Health Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration collaborated with Digital Worlds Institute programmer Reid Perkins-Buzo and DW Director James Oliverio to create a potentially life-saving application for Iphone and Android. The app is intended to measure the battery life left in a deep brain stimulator (DBS), a device implanted in over 100,000 people suffering from a range of neurological disorders. The implications of a low battery are daunting-- it can mean a resurgence of crippling symptoms in patients. But that worry is minimized with the development of the new Deep Brain Stimulation Battery Estimator (DBS BE).

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