3D Repo is creating 3D Virtual Reality visualizations to help simulate driverless vehicle routes as part of a GBP 100 million government-backed research project.
The ongoing digital revolution has the potential to disrupt the building and construction industry, bringing significant savings in time and cost, and perhaps superior quality as well, according to Lux Research.
On March 23, the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation and Winter Johnson FS360, a joint venture, celebrated “topping out” of the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation and Aquatic Center. Attendees at the topping out were treated to virtual reality stations where they could try on Winter Johnson FS360 full-immersion VR goggles and get a 360-degree view of the completed gymnasium.
Lenovo Workstations launched its VR-ready ThinkStation P320, offering Pro VR certification.
In February 2017, Autodesk released Revit Live 1.7 (formerly Autodesk LIVE).
3D Repo is working with Balfour Beatty, Vinci and Highways England to deploy a Virtual Reality (VR) simulation for Zero Harm Health and Safety Training. Part of the Smart Motorway program, the fully immersive simulation is designed to prevent on-site accidents by making highways construction and maintenance projects safer through improved training.
IrisVR announced the full launch of IrisVR Prospect and IrisVR Scope that allow industry professionals to curate visual reality (VR) walkthroughs, create life-like presentations and interact with virtual models.
Trimble launched its SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens. The new mixed-reality solution allows users to virtually inhabit and experience their designs.
In October, Autodesk announced its latest LIVE release, currently in beta, that, with a second click in the LIVE editor or LIVE viewer, toggles virtual reality (VR) viewing on and off.