Institut image develops multi-sensory VR techniques and uses for interacting with a digital mock-up. The main scientific issue is related to the research of the adequacy between perception (in human factors consideration) and rendering (VR technologies acting on human senses) in the context of applications.

The specificity of institut image is to gather in a same place competencies in research (researchers) and development (engineers) for VR technologies (computer graphics, HCI, VR hardware) to address complex industrial issues.