Microsoft Computer Games and Emerging Technologies Lab (GET Lab) is a research lab at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts, of the Cyprus University of Technology. It has been established in 2012 with sponsorship in the form of seed funding from Microsoft. The lab conducts basic and applied research in the areas of Visual Computing, Computer Graphics, Computer Games, Virtual & Augmented Reality and Emerging Technologies.
In basic research, the lab currently focuses on algorithms development for real-time rendering, realistic rendering, real-time illumination and sound simulation. Applied research carried out by the lab includes Immersion, Presence and Embodiment in Virtual Environments using emerging technologies, Virtual & Augmented Reality for well being especially by combining neuroscience and cognitive psychology concepts and Serious Games for educational and training purposes.