The following organizations have supported the activities at the Virtual Reality Laboratory through research funding, generous grants, donations, and other contributions. This support was instrumental for our activities. Only sponsored contributions kept our hardware humming and our research going for 15 years.

Thanks to our generous Sponsors for the many years of support !

The Sponsors of the VRL (in alphabetical order):

Note: Some of the links below may no longer be valid

Alias Research Incorporated

BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke AG), Germany

CDC -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DaimlerChrysler Corporation

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Deneb Robotics, Inc.

Department of Defense (DoD)

Department of Energy (DoE)

Division Incorporated

Engineering Animation Incorporated

EDS (Electronic Data Systems)

FAAC Incorporated


Ford Motor Company

General Electric Company

General Motors

Graham Foundation

Group 7500

Higgins Development Partners LLC

IBM Corporation

ICON Multimedia Publishing

Imageware Corporation

Keith L. Davidson & Associates

Lightscape Technologies Incorporated

Michigan Sea Grant College Program

MultiGen Paradigm

NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

CILER (Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research)
GLERL (Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory)

Northwest Airlines

Orincon Corporation

Prince Corporation
part of Johnson Controls, Inc.

RTI - Research Triangle Institute

Ruff Engineering

Seagram & Singer Incorporated

Silicon Graphics Incorporated (SGI)

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

University of Michigan

Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)
College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Media Union
College of Engineering
Computer Aided Engineering Network (CAEN)
Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory
Laboratory for Scientific Computation (LaSC)
Program in Manufacturing (PIM)
Medical Center - Department of Psychiatry
Medical Center - Emergency Medicine Research Laboratories

(UltraLight Steel Auto Closure - Advanced Vehicle Concepts)

U.S. Coast Guard

VRex, Inc.

Wilson, Wilson, & Plain

Last Update: November 16, 2008, kpb
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