180 Needham St. Newton, MA 02464

Empow Labs

XR Digital Makerspace

Built by educators, experts, and AR/VR advisors

Our Mission

Empow Labs is a brand new collaborative center for teens & adults, focusing on technologies likely to change the world.

Our core mission is to provide opportunities for learning, professional development, and peer networking in the areas of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies, 3D design and modeling, robotics, wearable technology, sensors, IoT (Internet of Things) and human-machine interfaces – areas that hold significant potential for future career opportunities but are difficult fields to start learning because of the cost of equipment and lack of opportunities to be mentored.

Open to All

Students

Developers

Educators

Businesses

Makers

Workforce Training

Tech to challenge your limits

Virtual Reality demo using HTC Vive

Whether you’re interested in growing your career, building a team, or utilizing our equipment for your next project, we have a wide selection of emerging tech just asking to get your hands dirty.

  • HTC Vive Pro
  • HTC Vive Focus
  • Oculus Go
  • Oculus Rift S
  • Magic Leap One
  • Epson BT-300 AR Smart Glasses
  • MSI gaming laptops
  • Custom built PCs
  • 3D printers
  • …and more

Join the Community

Empow Labs is a collaborative space for all interested in XR and emerging technology. If you’re interested in learning more with an empowered and inviting community, fill out the form and get updates about our grand opening.

Augmented Reality application at Empow Labs