Koç University, KARMA Mixed Reality Lab established in 2019, with funding from İstanbul Development Agency (İSTKA), brings together multi-disciplinary teams of graphics and narrative artists, (AR/VR/MR=XR) developers, psychology and neuroscience experts, engineers and computer scientists . 

Together we design , research and develop tailored solutions for better learning, wellbeing, accessible cultural heritage, and scalable industry solutions. KARMA Lab's mission is to advance research, develop and apply new interactive media , in short XR technologies for scalable solutions in socially beneficial areas


(1) opens training programs designed for the specific needs of creative industry talents, corporate decision and policy makers, and design & development teams active in diverse industries,

(2) provides consultancy, design and development services for tailor made XR projects,

(3) conducts design research for novel XR experiences


Currently KARMA Lab is equiped with VR Devices (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear), AR Devices (Hololens, Vuzix M300XL, Mobile phones), 360 Cameras (Theta, Samsung One, Garmin), Motion Capture Devices (Optitrack, Kinect, Leapmotion), Biosensors (GSR, ECG, EEG) and software such as EON Studio, IMotions, Unity Pro, Adobe Suite and others. We do have a 3.5 x 3.5m green studio and a professional TV Studio attached to the lab.