Carnegie Mellon University
August 03, 2022

NBC News Goes 'Inside the Metaverse' at CMU

Peter Kerwin
  • University Communications & Marketing
Ryan Scarpino
  • University Communications & Marketing

He was startled, shocked and amazed.

NBC's Gadi Schwartz got a firsthand look at some of the sensations that users can feel in virtual worlds when he visited the Future Interfaces Group (FIG) at Carnegie Mellon University. Chris Harrison, associate professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute and director of the FIG Lab, and his research team are using airborne ultrasound waves to create feelings on the lips, teeth and tongue all aimed at building a truly immersive virtual reality experience.

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