Archives for augmented reality Archives - Architosh
Last week, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman wrote that Apple is indeed fielding a new immersive reality headset that will deliver both AR and VR functions. The device—possibly called Apple Reality One—is the fruit of a 1,000-person-strong team at Apple (Technology Development Group). A Game Changer? Gurman says Apple is entering a highly competitive market already led […]
Pixotope released XR Edition for extended reality productions. Based on Pixotope’s award-winning Virtual Production graphics software, its new XR Edition simplifies XR workflows and optimizes hardware usage. Its multi-wall support also makes LED volume use more accessible. It was developed in response to the growing trend of LED volume use in virtual production.
From the Quest to Varjo, NVIDIA to Apple, three technologies take us towards the Metaverse over a multi-decade technology cycle. We hear from The Glimpse Group’s CEO about what they are and where these technologies are going.
Netflix’s revival of the ‘Iron Chef’ competitive cooking television show enhanced by Silver Spoon’s stunning visual technology.
Virtual and Augmented Reality have long histories but likely equally long and dazzling futures.
3D technologies and their development and present future offer CAD-based industries exciting changes for the future of work in MCAD and AEC.
Epson Moverio AR smart glasses with Spinar America’s ‘Remote Vision’ SaaS pair with Zoom for hands-free conferencing solutions in the field.
OpenXR 1.0 takes off with multiple implementations from Microsoft and Oculus, with new advanced cross-vendor hand and eye tracking extensions and more!
New AR app facilitates facial and body motion capture for Cinema 4D utilizing the Apple AR-Toolkit.
Final specifications by Khronos help usher in common standards for AR and VR industry ecosystem—simplifying hardware and software integrations for the benefit of all in the industry.
NBBJ helped incubate Visual Vocal serving as its primary test case, now the AR/VR startup is leading the charge in AEC around new and more efficient collaboration and communications. [This Early Access feature was first available in this month’s Xpresso newsletter. Sign-up!]
Following the Vrvana headset acquisition late last year, Apple engineers at upcoming Display Week event in May point to evolving Apple AR-VR product plans.
Nomad’s ARKit update adds power to design services delivery for architects and related professionals on the Vectorworks platform. Now clients and designers alike can see full-scale 3D models in actual environments.
Sketchfab AR for iOS 11 is now out and the software app maker is touting its ease of use—urges iOS 11 users to explore AR for themselves.
Architosh shares Day 2 photos and info from the 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit which just took place in Baltimore earlier this month.
Unity announces robust support for Apple’s ARKit and iOS 11—announces new IKEA Place as a stellar example of augmented reality example app.
Architosh captures some key moments during the Day 1 Keynote at the 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit.
An engaging infographic by Skilled discusses the massive growth expected in both VR and AR impacted industries.
Groundbreaking VR technology set to shake-up the industry with 70 Mpix resolutions compared to current solutions from Oculus and others.
A video gallery of the 2017 VR/AR Vision Summit hosted by Unity in Los Angeles a few weeks ago.
What is the state-of-the-art in Virtual and Augmented Reality? Akiko Ashley of Architosh attended last week’s pivotal 2017 Vision VR/AR Summit in Los Angeles, organized by Unity Technologies, to learn exactly that question, posed through breakout sessions, panels, and highly informative displays and presentations by the world’s VR/AR leaders.
Yes, VR is getting better known and 2017 will no doubt be a big year for virtual reality. But Apple seems to have other plans and in an ironic twist hopefully its AR plans can address industrial markets (not consumer) where Microsoft’s Hololens is making good traction.
There are surprises in the CGarchitect VR survey but the bigger surprise perhaps is the brewing emergence of Magic Leap and what it means for computing and where Apple fits in this story.
VR leader set to help expand market for “content” with new CoreVR offering that is free for 2016.
London and Australia Investment Firm Inject Strata with ‘First Round’ Funding for VR/AR Enterprise Push
Funding, hiring John Wright as President, and the addition of award-winning talent—highlight Strata push into virtual and augmented reality for enterprise market. The Mac 3D software stalwart looks to be targeting expanding markets for 3D and VR & AR.
Stop deciphering what Apple may do in the VR or AR markets—former Apple exec Richard Kerris’ logical break-down of the VR-AR space just gave us a huge clue as to why the company is taking so long.
Many Architosh readers may remember Richard Kerris from his days at Apple as Senior Director of Developer Technologies (his role from 2001 – 2007) where he led worldwide developer relations and technical marketing across audio, video, photography and other pro apps. Presenting in eight Steve Jobs keynotes, Kerris was one of the few Apple executives permitted to talk to the press about Apple products. In this second Architosh interview (his first was well over a decade ago) Kerris discusses his career at places like Apple, HP, and Pixar and provides an informed market perspective on virtual and augmented reality (AR/VR), the changing nature of the creative “pro” in digital fields and of course the new Avegant Glyph.
Where is Apple in the VR revolution? VRLA certainly didn’t provide any clues or evidence of why the largest technology company on earth is a no-show in the world of VR.
AIA 2016: Architosh awards 5th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA Philly
Architosh announces its 2016 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors to best software and technologies shown at the national convention in Philadelphia two weeks ago.
In this Viewpoint feature Architosh editor-in-chief discusses the future of tablets in architectural practice, what technologies are doing behind the scenes to drive adoption and workflow transformation and just as importantly, offers a forward-looking perspective regarding the fusion of the power of analog tools that have not been usurped by the desktop but may be imitated in devices like the Apple iPad Pro with Pencil.
Tidbits: AIA Compensations Report, Augmented & Virtual Reality App and Twinmotion 2015 Webinar Invitation
Today’s news tidbits looks at: what perks and incentives firms are offering to attract and retain top talents, checks out Augmented Reality plug-ins designed for smartphones or tablets, and finds out what Twinmotion 2015’s webinar has to offer.
Visidraft, an augmented reality software for iOS devices, has gained some limelight in the pages of Architect Magazine.
In this special feature report on AIA Atlanta, we talk about the evolving shape of industry change due to advances in information technology, with a particular emphasis on the latest trends taking shape, including the game-ification of architecture, virtual reality hardware and radical user-interface design change that will come with it…plus the continuing role of mobile, cloud and analytics driving design process transformation. Anthony Frausto, AIA, LEED AP, also contributed to this article.
In this AIA Atlanta Show Floor report we focus exclusively on all the Virtual Reality technology exhibited. VR was a huge theme in Atlanta and will be a continuing exciting field to follow.
Strata releases new upgrade to 3D modeling and animation software for Mac—now 64 bit and a whole lot more.
Architosh is again pleased to share another viewpoint article by BIM consultant Bhushan Avsatthi, who offers his perspective on all things technical in the AEC industry and ask the question: have AEC pros really embraced technology? The rhetorical question serves to form a 35,000 feet view into the present and emerging technology of AEC.
Limitless Computing wins honors for its SightSpace View plugin for Trimble SketchUp….
SketchUp 3D Basecamp 2014 is launch time for third-party application developer Limitless Computing with its new SightSpace View plugin and mobile app
SketchUp 2014 Support for SightSpace Mobile Augmented Reality Now Available
New ZEISS glasses offer unique virtual reality experience for BIM users using Graphisoft BIMx software
Free Augmented Reality now by Limitless Computing…
New MagicPlan 2.0 offers major improvements and new user-interface