Inspire Your Making.
Connect. Collaborate. Create.
We invite you to explore the Cube, our technology-rich collaborative space. The Cube works with faculty, students, and staff across the university to incorporate digital tools into research, teaching, and learning. See examples on Scholarly Commons!
Our current hours are: 8:30am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
All services are available to the entire Pacific community free of charge unless otherwise noted.
Explore opportunities for academic projects, experiential learning and interdisciplinary collaboration. Request services and/or project collaboration.
The Cube offers a wide variety of services related to 3D printing, 3D scanning, and 3D Modeling/Computer Aided Design (CAD). Bring in a 3D models ready to print, an item you would like to have a digital copy of, or an idea for something you would like to make. The Cube's staff are knowledgeable on all aspects of digital design and can help with with any step of the process.
Current equipment we have:
- Lulzbot TAZ6 and Creality Ender 3 FDM 3D printers with a variety of filament material types and colors.
- Peoploy Maoi Laser SLA resin 3D printer
- 3D Scanning using LiDAR and close range depth sensing with an Apple iPad
- 3D object recreation using photogrammetry
Current 3D design software we have:
Please note there is a material fee when 3D printing:
For FDM prints: $0.10/gram of material and $0.50/hour of print time
For Resin prints: $0.25/gram of material and $1.00/hour of print time
The Cube offers professional recording equipment and spaces that can be utilized to create high-quality digital media content. Students, staff, and faculty can utilize the equipment and services available to create high-quality content. Cube Staff are also available to assist with all steps in the media production process.
Equipment and software we have include:
High-quality 4k Cameras, Specialty 360 Cameras, Drones, Microphones, Studio Lights, Green Screens, DaVinci Resolve, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, and more.
The Cube offers drone services to groups or individuals for academic projects. Drones can add a unique perspective to your projects with their high-resoultion cameras and additional sensors. Our drones have been used to support projects involving cinematography, photography, measurement of landscape, architectural recreation using photogrammetry, and topological reconstruction from surface photography. If you would like help with your project using our drone services, please schedule a consultation time or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We currently have the following drones:
- DJI Phantom 4 Pro+
- DJI Mavic Air 2
- DJI Spark
Please note: A FAA licensed member of the Cube's staff must be present as drone pilot for all drone projects.
On the south wall of the Innovation Commons is a high-resolution, digital display system featuring a 100-inch interactive touchscreen monitor. The system includes a podium with audiovisual connections, acoustically treated ceiling and overhead speakers. Classes and campus groups can reserve the wall for lectures, presentations, and events. The Digital Wall will also be used to showcase interactive projects including 360-degree videos and virtual reality experiences.
Please email email@example.com to reserve the Digital Wall for classroom use.
The Cube has a 44-inch Canon imagePROGRAF professional printer that can print high quality photos or posters for both personal and project related use. We can support prints up to 44 inches wide with a variety of paper formats.
Please note there is a material fee for the poster printer:
- Black and White prints: $1.00/sqft on standard paper, $2.00/sqft on glossy paper
- Color prints: $2.00/sqft on standard paper, $3.00/sqft on glossy paper
The Cube offers conversion and restoration services for a wide variety of media formats including but not limited to:
- DVDs, VHS tapes, MiniDV tapes, film reels
- Cassette tapes, vinyl records, 8-track tapes
- Photo negatives, film slides
Please note that we can not accept commercial copyrighted media, and The Cube reserves the right to refuse requests at our discretion.
The Cube has equipment for both virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experiences and projects. Students, staff, and faculty can come in and try out one of the many VR applications we have available. The Cube is also equipped with software and tools to assist you with developing your own AR or VR applications.
We currently have 4 VR stations available for use:
- 3 Oculus Rift Wired VR headsets
- 1 HTC Vive Pro Wireless VR headset with finger-tracking controllers and optional full body tracking.
We add titles and experiences to our library frequently, so schedule a time or stop by and see what we can offer.