Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA) GameLab Demo Day | April 24, 2024

  • April 24, 2024 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Hybrid: Tech Grove and ZoomGov

    Orlando, Florida
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FIEA GameLab Demo Day 

3:00-6:00 pm * April 24, 2024


Welcome to the future of gaming at the FIEA GameLab demo day. The University of Central Florida Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA, pronounced F-eye-uh) is UCF’s Master of Science program in Interactive Entertainment ranked #1 in the world multiple years in a row.

What to Expect

Prepare to immerse yourself in an exciting world of high-tech gaming. From next-gen virtual reality experiences to groundbreaking advancements in gaming technology, this event will be a spectacle for tech enthusiasts and gamers alike. Get ready to witness the future of gaming, network with like-minded individuals, and engage in thrilling competitions. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the high-tech gaming revolution!

Who Should Attend

This event is free and open to the public.  It is is perfect for game developers, tech enthusiasts, or anyone with a love for cutting-edge gaming technology for any application. Whether you're a professional in the field or just a fan of innovative technology and gaming, FIEA GameLab Demo Day is the place to be!

For more information about FIEA, visit: https://fiea.ucf.edu/

More Information:

Game Title: Puppet Pals

Partner: Various UCF Alumni working in amusement and attractions

Puppet Pals is a digital puppeteering system prototype to make real time puppet shows with actors using VR and explore high quality fur simulations in Unreal Engine 5. This prototype is aimed to teach young kids numbers, letters, shapes, and colors by allowing several digital puppet actors to interact with them directly in real time.

Game Title: The Siege of Jerusalem: Another Story

Partner: UCF Judaic Studies

This action/adventure game takes the player on a journey to the past and explore Jerusalem during the year 70 CE as the Romans lay siege to the city. Work with the zealot leaders to stop the Romans by learning their strategies and infiltrating their camp to change the course of history! 

Game Title: Dark Ride

Partner: Various UCF Alumni working in amusement and attractions

An experience that uses both AI and VR to prototype an attraction design, don a VR headset to embark on a journey through a haunted house dark ride to help a ghost remember their past. Use the details of the environment around you to ask questions and uncover lost knowledge within each room of the mansion. Keep your eyes peeled and your wits about you, and whatever you do, don't upset the ghost! 

Game Title: Blue Jacket Park Junior Cadet Training Program

Partner: Central Florida Navy League

The Blue Jacket Park Junior Cadet Training Program’s goal is to create an interactive augmented reality (AR) experience for families visiting Blue Jacket Park that is both fun and educational. The project aims to teach about Navy Recruit training and bring the former Orlando Naval Training Center back to life. By taking on the challenges of running AR on Unity WebGL, the project aims to make the project more accessible for all park visitors.

Game Title: The Parkinson's Immersive Experience

Partner: Veterans Health Administration

"The Parkinson's Immersive Experience" is an interactive game-based learning module designed to assist healthcare professionals and caregivers with recognition and assistance of common symptoms of early Parkinson's Disease with a focus on empathy and accessibility. This app serves as a prototype, or proof of concept, that will become the foundation of a larger scale immersive game-based learning module for the Veteran's Health Administration's Mobile App Library.

Game Title: Cyber Siege

Partner: USAF 338th Cyber Training,  81st Training Wing, Keesler AFB

Cyber Siege is an educational tower defense game developed in partnership with the 338th Training Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base and FIEA. Players defend a medieval kingdom from cyber-attacks, using towers representing real-world cybersecurity tools and strategies. It serves as an educational supplement to the training curriculum for new Cyber Airmen, providing hands-on reinforcement of key cybersecurity principles.

Game Title: LMCO JADO

Partner: Lockheed Martin

A virtual reality experience developed using Unreal Engine 5, designed to educate users on the publicly available information about Lockheed's Joint All-Domain Operations (JADO) system through task-oriented gameplay spanning across terrains on land, at sea, and in the air.

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Date & Time

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Venue Details

Hybrid: Tech Grove and ZoomGov

Orlando, Florida Hybrid:  Tech Grove and ZoomGov
Central Florida Tech Grove

The Central Florida Tech Grove is a hub for accelerating collaboration and innovation in defense modeling, simulation, training, and human performance.  Tech Grove is located in the Central Florida Research Park in Orlando, Florida which is the epicenter of the nation's largest cluster of government, industry, academic, and industry organizations developing and delivering training and simulation products for our nation's military. Tech Grove was established in 2020 through a Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA) between the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) and the University of Central Florida Research Foundation.  Eight other Department of Defense entities are Tech Grove members: US Army Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), US Air Force Agency for Modeling & Simulation (AFAMS), US Marine Corps Program Manager for Training Systems (PM TRASYS), US Army Simulation & Training Technology Center (STTC), US Army Futures Command Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Functional Team (STE CFT), Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), Defense Health Agency (DHA), and the Office of Naval Research through the NavalX Central Florida Tech Bridge.  



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