Software Observation and Usability Laboratory (SOUL)

Software Observation and Usability Laboratory (SOUL)


CDM Center, 8th floor, room 805

Hours of Operation

(during the academic quarter)
Mon-Fri: 7:00AM-11:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM-6:00PM
Sunday: 12:00PM-6:00PM

Lab Access

This lab can be reserved through instructors teaching selected CDM courses or independent studies.

Lab Equipment

  • 64-inch Samsung Smart TV
  • Xbox 360 with Kinect
    • 1 Wireless Controller
  • NintendWii
    • 2 Wireless Controllers
    • Wii Fit Balance Board
  • Sony PlayStation 3 with Move
    • 4 Move Motion Controllers
    • 1 Wireless Controller
  • Mac Mini (Connected to the TV)
    • Dual-Core Intel Core i7-2620M, 2.7GHz
    • 8GB RAM
    • 1TB Hard drive
    • Apple USB SuperDrive DVD-RW
    • Microsoft Kinect for Windows
    • Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
    • OS X 10.8.1
  • TwMac PrServers
    • 6-Core Intel Xeon W3680, 3.33GHz
    • 16GB RAM
    • 2TB Hard drive
    • 3TB Seagate External Hard drive
    • DVD-RW
    • Apple Thunderbolt Display (27-inch)
    • Sony MDR-XD200 StereHeadphone
    • Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
    • OS X 10.8.1
  • Three Sony MDR-XD200 StereHeadphones
  • Twweb cameras
  • One wireless IP camera
  • Walkie-talkie
  • Walkie-talkie Station

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