LITE, a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana and the only facility of its kind in North America open to both industry and academia, was created as a partnership between the Lafayette Economic Development Authority, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Louisiana Economic Development.
LITE catalyzes economic development through innovation involving leading edge immersive, and other digital media technologies, by fostering partnerships that strengthen Louisiana's economy.
History of LITE:
LITE is a 3-D immersive visualization resource center, hosting clients in commercial industry, government and university sectors. LITE's leading-edge facility features a comprehensive set of advanced visualization systems. Conceived as a magnet for economic development, LITE's advanced facilities and expert staff are available to your business or organization to help transform the process of innovation and accelerate the time to discovery.
LITE is a $27 million, 70,000-square-foot facility located at the Research Park of the University of Louisiana Lafayette. LITE is governed by a board of Commissioners.