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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 […]
VREX and BricsysCAD BIM are now teamed to facilitate virtual reality-based collaboration workflows amongst AEC stakeholders.
Chaos releases V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max, a major upgrade to its all-in-one photorealistic rendering software. Artists can use powerful new world-building and workflow tools. New features include an Object Scattering Tool, Procedural Clouds and memory-efficient geometric tiling. V-Ray 6 for 3ds Max also introduces a cloud collaboration tool to speed up reviews and approvals.
Nemetschek announced 12 July 2022 that it has become a founding member of the Metaverse Standards Forum. This is a newly established governing body that aims to foster agreement on requirements and priorities for metaverse interoperability standards. Prior to joining the Metaverse Standards Forum, Nemetschek’s Maxon brand had already embraced exchange file formats and bridges to other software.
BISim (Bohemia Interactive Simulations) announced a deal with the The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to purchase BISim’s simulation VBS4 software. The NZDF plans to use it for its tactical command and control training program.
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.
Varjo Reality Cloud has arrived. The industrial-grade VR/XR headset leader has delivered its ground-breaking meteverse-ready technology to the world.
Autodesk to buy The Wild in latest acquisition—will power XR strategies for the CAD industry giant leveraging lead XR innovator.
Geo Week merges AEC Next, SPAR 3D and Lidar Forum into one super conference and exhibition across 3D-CAD based engineering and design sectors.
Virtual and Augmented Reality have long histories but likely equally long and dazzling futures.
You can track an issue end-to-end in human-scale with the first update to IrisVR’s Prospect software improving AEC industry collaboration.
3D technologies and their development and present future offer CAD-based industries exciting changes for the future of work in MCAD and AEC.
Varjo and its VR and XR headsets are already in a class by themselves—the pandemic drove their use up and now Reality Cloud comes next!
Some AEC pros didn’t see the value of VR workflows until the pandemic hit. Now VR workflows may contribute to how work changes for the good in the future of AEC.
The Wild has acquired the award-winning IrisVR Prospect VR solution for AEC and related industry professionals, merging into one company.
Theia Interactive’s BigRoom VR technology wins Epic MegaGrant—advances body of Unreal Engine tools for VR collaboration in design fields.
The Wild Tours feature offers orchestrated control over multi-user VR/AR presentations with stakeholders, framing the pitch optimally.
Vixel and BIMcollab announce new partnership using Virtual Reality for a simplified collaboration for BIM-models
BIMcollab and Vixel collaborate to offer users an enhanced 3D modeling experience with Virtual Reality and professional issue management.
Lenovo and Varjo team up deepening their collaborations — with Lenovo becoming a Varjo reseller and offering more workstations with VR/MR support clarified.
OpenXR 1.0 takes off with multiple implementations from Microsoft and Oculus, with new advanced cross-vendor hand and eye tracking extensions and more!
IMERZA has created a world-first XR-based digital twin for Tampa’s Water Street development, leveraging Unreal Engine at its core.
Bohemia Interactive Simulations will start sales of Varjo HMDs immediately to its customers in Australia and New Zealand, expanding its enterprise portfolio of VR and XR solutions for training and simulation.
Trained as an architect, Amr talks to us about Windover Construction’s award-winning project and the innovations at his company using VDC technologies like Hololens and drones.
Major new release from Nordic VR software company brings virtual meeting and collaboration capabilities to a market currently addressing social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A software application famous for its all-inclusive capabilities is learning how to gain new powers for its users by connecting to others.
What the Advanced Technology Group at Vectorworks is working on can excite the senses—especially for Vectorworks users!
New VR headset features unbeatable 8K resolution and unique VirtualLink capable implementation.
Vectorworks executives help us peer into the future of Vectorworks technologies—focusing on AAD (algorithm-aided design), AI and machine learning, AR and VR and much more
Varjo’s XR-1 is the most capable industrial-grade mixed-reality headset on the market and has already gained the trust of some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the global market, like Volvo and Saab.
Kilograph melds Architecture’s past and future, letting users add VR paint to unbuilt resort.
Varjo Technologies Oy is rapidly expanding with resellers, new US HQ and shipping to Japan.
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.
The program launches with 14 resellers, bringing in-person demos and local support to more than 34 countries across Europe and North America.
The Wild is one of the coolest new AR/VR software packages with several industry-only unique features. We catch up with The Wild in this ToolTalk story and cover several of its latest features arriving earlier this year.
An exciting speaker lineup for the 2019 NXT BLD Conference by AEC Magazine has been announced. The event focuses on emerging technologies in AEC—it looks into the near and far future.
The future of car development is here: Volvo Cars and Varjo, the Finnish maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs, and active safety technologies.
Early Access coverage of the Emergent Technologies (emTech) section for the upcoming INSIDER Xpresso #04. Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside this issue, we cover Smart Cities, AI and Robots in Architecture, Construction Robotics, brand new AR/VR tools and new Computational Design offerings from Dassault.
XR-1 Delivers Photo-realistic visual fidelity in full field view, resulting in true Mixed Reality indistinguishable from the real world. Volvo Cars also invest in Varjo after groundbreaking first application.
Sixense Studios taps former HTC Vive Head for its software and content development for games and enterprise markets.
Virtual Reality (VR) is a powerfully immersive experience in today’s leading VR toolsets, but Varjo’s VR-1 adds incredibly useful “human-eye” resolution thanks to its Bionic Display technology.
Our Early Access Release of the (emTech) section for INSIDER Xpresso #03. Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside this issue, we talk extensively about Smart Cities, sensors, AR, VR—and more!
Now The Wild boasts speech-to-text commenting tool for VR design reviews when you and your teammates or stakeholders are not aligned with time zones or busy schedules.
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!]
Our Early Access Release of the (emTech) section for INSIDER Xpresso #02. Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside we talk Robotics in AEC, AI, ML, and computational design—and more!
Khronos Group Announces OpenXR 0.90 Provision Spec for High-Performance Access to AR and VR Platforms
The group behind OpenGL and WebGL offers new industry standard spec for AR, VR and MX platforms simplifying software development to reach a larger array of hardware devices.
The Wild now supports Revit Add-On, allowing popular BIM program direct path to innovative VR solution.
While deepening support for existing manufacturing and AR/VR workflows, the new HOOPS Exchange advances BIM.
The Wild is a new AR-VR software offering that powers remote multi-party collaborative design through the cloud using the top headsets like Oculus and Vive. The solution also uniquely supports Apple’s Mac computers in addition to Windows.
New award-winning Italian software startup has eye-catching VR 3D software platform on both Windows and Mac.
Architosh goes in deep on the Autodesk and Unity partnership. Learn about our chat at AU 2018 with Unity executive, David Rhodes, as he reveals the deeper picture behind the news.
We talk details about the Autodesk + Unity Partnership. Gain some insight from the embedded videos we took at AU 2018.
We have CAD and 3D news tidbits in this post on Vectorworks Spotlight and Vision in South Africa, Bricsys 2018 Conference coming up on London and IrisVR’s latest coverage.
LA-based visualization studio takes top honors in Interactive Category at 2018 CGArchitect Architecture 3D Awards Competition.
Akiko Ashley covers the recent SIGGRAPH computer graphics show from Vancouver, noting the highlight announcements in 3D software and VR/AR/MR technologies along with key hardware from Nvidia.
The upgraded VR development platform for researchers and innovators includes new support for Windows MR headsets and easier 3D art workflows.
Helsinki and San Francisco-based Umbra™ have partnered with the City of Helsinki, Finland, to bring a massive, real-time streaming 3D model of the entire city online and viewable on web browsers and mobile devices like the Apple iPad. Multi-Billion Polygonal Models Powerfully Optimized Based on aerial photographs of Helsinki taken in 2015, the city generated […]
Those not in London next week can still catch the action at NXT BLD (Next Build) 2018 via three separate streams which they can sign up for.
A web agency has put together a researched infographic on the future of VR. We dig into the details and the findings and unpack a few of them in our analysis.
Global VR AEC industry leader, IrisVR, will be hosting a key webinar with Perkins + Will to showcase how the global architecture firm uses virtual reality in their design process.
The third installment feature from this year’s NVIDIA GTC covers a lot of terrain as it summarizes key panel discussions from leading global architecture firms.