Interactive Systems Research Group (ISRG)

The Interactive Systems Resarch Group is located in the Interactive Systems Research Laboratory (ISRLab) in the Lassonde Building LAS20011, the former Computer Science & Engineering Building. The inhabitants of the lab can be reached via (416)736-2100 ext. 20161. Information about research activities within the ISRG is available via the WWW pages of its members, see the links above. Hardware available in the lab includes:

  • A new kind of 4/5-sided CAVE system
  • Leap Motion, 3Gear, and other input hardware
  • Occulus Rift
  • A haptics workstation with stereo display
  • Various optical tracking systems
  • A high-end touch screen.
  • HDR Systems – high-dynamic range display and projection systems.
  • Hedgehog – a new, very accurate 6DOF tracking system.
  • Many multi-display computers.
  • Various stereo displays, including a large screen.
  • Graphical tablets, Tablet PC’s, PDA’s, etc.
  • Various text input devices (including cell-phones).
  • Video and audio recording equipment.
  • MULTI – a novel setup for collaborative design, consisting of 3 interactive walls and an large interactive table together with multiple laser stylii.

Furthermore, and mainly depending on the research topic, students may have access to various other labs. E.g. faculty members can arrange for access to several other Virtual Reality labs, such as a 6-sided CAVE or motion platform.
The work in the lab has been sponsored by many different companies, including AMD and Autodesk.

Contact Information
  • Visit Website
  • Lassonde Building room 2001 York University 4700 Keele St. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3
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Our Faculty

Steven Castellucci
Assistant Professor

Steven Castellucci

Text entry methods; Gestural text entry; Remote pointing; Perceptual and cognitive...
Scott MacKenzie
Associate Professor

Scott MacKenzie

Human-computer interaction; Human performance measurement and modeling Interaction...