In the VETC the use of modern tools of the digital and virtual factory is deepened and the whole engineering process is illustrated by the product development up to the factory planning. The main focus of the lab lies in use application of the tools of the digital factory in teams working spatially apart, i.e. to the Virtual Collaborative engineering (VCE).


VR lab

  • VR Powerwall 6 x 2.8 m
  • A.R.T. Tracking System
  • Planning tables with 50" plasma monitors with touch screens
  • Stereo LED monitors with 60"
  • 8 workstations with VR-capable PCs of which 3 are equipped with HMD (HTC Vive and Oculus Rift)

Collaboration lab

  • PC workstations, all with webcams and headsets 
  • Digital Smart Board

CAD isles

  • More than 100 CAD workstations with state-of-the-art hardware that are spread over several computer rooms, all certified by Dassault Systèmes


Conference rooms

  • DFNVC – The video conference service in the German Research Network
  • Video conference: Polycom with multicast unit
  • Video conference: Three units from Polycom HDX 6000, HDX 7000 and HDX 8000
  • PC desktop video conference with application sharing: PlaceCam from Daviko


PDM and document management


BSCWRELAX – Moodle platform at Reutlingen University

3D Virtual reality

Project management

Business process modelling

Databases and servers