Lithodomos VR Raises $679500 To Bring Historic Architecture Back To Virtual Life

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Tagged with: Architecture , Lithodomos. VR Industry News Architecture LithodomosAs it stands, the Roman Colosseum is one of the most impressive historical sites you can lay your eyes on. But imagine if you could see it in its full glory, as it was built nearly two thousand years ago.

VR Is Totally Changing How Architects Dream Up Buildings

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Design Architecture virtual reality VRMore and more companies are working to adapt 2D visualization systems for a 3D world. The post VR Is Totally Changing How Architects Dream Up Buildings appeared first on WIRED.

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See London’s New Waterloo Station Before It’s Actually Built Thanks To VR

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It’s just a small but intriguing look at what VR can do for architecture. Tagged with: London Waterloo , VR architecture. Experiences London Waterloo VR architectureLondon commuters are dreaming of one thing right now; a finished Waterloo station.

VR and AR Could Revolutionize Construction, But There Are Still Big Challenges

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Architecture, engineering, and construction professionals use Building Information Modeling (BIM) to make 3D designs of projects. The architecture, engineering, and construction fields are likely pioneers of AR. The global construction market will hit $10.3

VR device options for architects

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Virtual reality has experienced rapid growth within architecture, engineering and construction industries over the past three years. What started as a curiosity has now become increasingly commonplace in architecture, real estate development, and construction.

Imagination Touts New PowerVR Furian GPU Architecture

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The post Imagination Touts New PowerVR Furian GPU Architecture appeared first on VRJournal. VR Industry and Technology architecture Imagination PowerVR Furian GPUThis week, VRJournal was privy to the inside scoop on Imagination Technologies and its grand unveiling of the company’s next-generation PowerVR Furian.

You Deserve What You Tolerate…

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information security network security security & risk security architecture security operations & program governance Security & RiskAfter reading through some other blogs and strategy papers over the weekend, (Don’t judge me. To some of us, this activity constitutes a good time…Yes, lame…I know.) I saw what appeared to be an underlying theme across the narratives I’d read: Security tolerates failure. It’s understandable that it happens, but I think, if we are […].

CSI: Your Network – Reconstructing the Breach

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endpoint security information security network security security & risk security architecture security information & event management (SIEM) cybersecurity data breach digital forensics Security & RiskSeptember 2017 was a busy month.

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A Guide to IoT and the opportunities it presents to succeed in the 4th Industrial Revolution

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IBM Jumps Into RPA Market With Automation Anywhere — Perhaps A Turn To More Practical Challenges

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business process management (BPM) enterprise architecture robotic process automation (RPA IBM and Automation Anywhere (AA’s) today announced a collaboration (note-not a formal partnership yet) to integrate (AA’s) Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform, used to create software bots to handle repetitive, task-based work, with IBM’s portfolio of digital process automation software, that includes IBM Business Process Manager and Operational Decision Manager.

The End Of Flash

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application architecture application development & delivery application infrastructure technologies application upgrades & maintenance architecture & technology strategy customer experience html5 mobile apps web browsers web design standards web development flash HTML5 mobileThis morning, Adobe announced that it will end support for the Flash Player at the end of 2020.

Applying Our Research To Black Hat 2017

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security & risk security architecture security operations & program governance breakout vendors S&R pros Security & Risk Vendor Landscape WaveI summarized RSA 2017 in the following way: It’s a bit like the supermarket, you’ll make far healthier choices if you stick to the outer aisles. Well, Las Vegas B-Sides, Black Hat, and DefCon are taking place this week and since these events differ in tone, audience, and participants, I’ve updated my advice: We’ve gone […].

Carnegie Museum Takes You To 2020 Dystopias in VR

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But in real life, guests are surrounded by a mashup of plaster architecture models from different western cultures in the museum’s Hall of Architecture. 4 at the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Hall of Architecture in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

What Are Other I&O Folks Asking Us

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age of the customer application infrastructure technologies application release automation architecture & technology strategy development & operations (DevOps Do you wonder what other organizations are working on? Do you feel challenged around topics such as DevOps, hybrid cloud, infrastructure transformations and how to enable your workforce?

Big Ideas in VR: The Space is the Story

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It’s a little complicated and it takes some time to wrap your head around, but it’s already something we encounter and participate in every day: architecture. After all, isn’t architecture really about embodying narratives? A world of people designed by Post-Architecture.

Redesigning Our Unity Core Assets: New Workflow and Architecture for Orion

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We started with a brand new LeapC client architecture for streamlined data throughput from the Leap service into Unity. How the New Unity Architecture Works. The post Redesigning Our Unity Core Assets: New Workflow and Architecture for Orion appeared first on Leap Motion Blog.

Preview: ‘Budludzha VR’ Gives New Life to an Abandoned Soviet Megastructure

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HTC Selling Vive + GTX 1070 Founders Edition Bundle for $999

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The previous generation GTX 970 continues to be the minimum spec for the Vive, but the GTX 1070 GPU is a much better option today, with its Pascal architecture bringing various VR optimisations, giving you greater headroom for running demanding VR titles at higher quality settings.

NVIDIA’s Next-gen Titan X Has 11 TFLOPS Performance, 12GB of Memory, and Costs 1 Arm and 1 Leg

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Nvidia is bringing its Titan X card into the next generation with a new version of the GPU built upon the company’s latest ‘Pascal’ architecture.

‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Gets New ‘Ultra’ Graphics Option Thanks to Nvidia VRWorks

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According to an Nvidia press release, it is Valkyrie’s support for VRWorks’ Lens Matched Shading rendering technique (only possible on the Pascal architecture) that maintains the level of performance required to render these higher quality visuals.

Apple Points to VR as One Reason Why Next Mac Pro Needs to be More Powerful

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“We designed a system that we thought with the kind of GPUs that at the time we thought we needed, and that we thought we could well serve with a two GPU architecture… that that was the thermal limit we needed, or the thermal capacity we needed.

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Unity Rolls Out Major Update With NVIDIA VRWorks Support

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Lens Matched Shading uses the new Simultaneous Multi-Projection architecture of NVIDIA Pascal-based GPUs to provide substantial performance improvements in pixel shading. Single Pass Stereo uses the new Simultaneous Multi-Projection architecture of NVIDIA Pascal-based GPUs to draw geometry only once, then simultaneously project both right-eye and left-eye views of the geometry.

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Architecting for Digital Businesses

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Digital Transformation General digital business digital reference architecture enterprise architecture roadmap for digital transformationTechnology is advancing at a rapid pace and can be confusing to a business leader who has to keep up with buzzwords and terminology like [.].

Apple’s Job Listings Seek ‘VR File Format Engineer’, ‘VR Pipeline Engineer’, & More

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Further, these roles, and the teams under which they’ll work, are likely developing the architecture for playback of VR video content on Mac and iOS devices.

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Simulating Crowds of Virtual Humans in Immersive Environments

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We talk about his research and theories into how to describe and simulate crowd behaviors, some of the entertainment and architectural applications, how VR can be used to test and verify some of these theories, and some of the big open questions that are driving his research.

NVIDIA to Present Latest Foveated Rendering Research at GTC 2017 in May

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Examples explored include a simulation of the ISS, where users can interact with virtual objects, handrails, and tracked physical objects while inside VR, integration of consumer VR headsets with the Active Response Gravity Offload System, and a space habitat architectural evaluation tool.

‘Second Life’ Successor ‘Sansar’ Launches Open Beta Today, Pricing Revealed

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While Second Life was built as one giant world, Sansar’s architecture is more like a platform. Linden Lab, the company behind the virtual world Second Life , is today launching successor Sansar into open beta, this time built for the VR era.

VR Heat Map Analytics Could Be Next Big Thing For Designers & Retailers

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From architecture and retail, to interior design and construction, the potential use-case scenarios for this detailed heat map information is virtually limitless. Yulio’s “gaze-tracking” technology shows businesses exactly where a user’s attention lies. 360° video has proven to be an exciting and immersive new medium capable of captivating users in a way conventional 2D media hasn’t quite been able to.

Architects and the Mental Visualization FallacySince I joined.

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While I knew the use of game engines had already been experimented with in architecture — both through my visits to design reviews at GSAPP in Columbia University and through the anecdotes of friends at Georgia Tech, I also knew the workflow was tedious. vr virtual reality architecture

Here’s the 10 Companies Competing at GTC’s VR Content Showcase for $30,000 in Prizes

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Nvidia’s GTC 2017 conference next week has a heavy focus on broader business uses of AR and VR, including healthcare, education, architecture, and more.

Check out the winning gaming entry from the MIT Media Lab Reality Virtually Hackathon

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Action Bear is a puzzle game set in a bankrupt 1950's toy factory where you play as an unfinished prototype trying to gather human body parts to become a person.

Distance Underestimation in Virtual Environments

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This could have huge implications for architectural visualizations, but also for anyone making aesthetic judgments based upon the proportion and scale represented within a virtual environment.

Ukrainian Military Testing Microsoft HoloLens for Battle

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Microsoft has already shown their “mixed reality” headset’s applications in medicine, architecture, space , and now, soldiers in the Ukrainian military may begin wearing the device. The Microsoft HoloLens could be heading to the battlefield soon.

State of VR with the Venture Reality Fund & Why They’re Continuing to Invest

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Virtual Reality Headsets have not sold as many units as some of the more optimistic analysts have predicted, and VR Fund’s Tipatat Chennavasin says that the relatively quick adoption of smartphone technologies have spoiled a lot of people within the investment community.

Best VR Graphics Cards for Rift and Vive

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A refresh to the company’s ‘Polaris’ GPU architecture, the 5xx line of cards is a drop in replacement for the previous 4xx range as, bar for some power usage optimisations, the cards are extremely similar.

VR Headsets from ASUS, Dell, HP, and More Coming in 2017, Will Run on Intel Integrated Graphics

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Microsoft and Intel have partnered on a platform specification for these headsets such that they’ll be able to “scale across mainstream Intel architecture platforms natively on [Intel’s CPU-integrated] HD Graphics,” by the end of 2017.

AMD Announces Radeon Pro WX 7100 GPU Focused on Professional VR Film Editing

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Built on AMD’s latest ‘Polaris’ architecture, the company calls the Radeon Pro WX 7100 “the most affordable workstation solution for professional VR content creation.”

First Look at Windows Holographic VR Headsets from Dell, HP, Acer & 3Glasses

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In terms of specifications for these new headsets, all we know at present is that they’ll be able to “scale across mainstream Intel architecture platforms natively on [Intel’s CPU-integrated] HD Graphics,” by the end of 2017.

One Nvidia PC Powers Four Vives For Multi-User VR Collaboration

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It’s on display at GTC with a multi-user architecture, engineering and construction experience from MonsterVR, while Cavrnus will show it with a design, engineering, training and education app. VR ready PCs are expensive, and can only really power one headset at a time, making them a tough sell for many. But what if one PC could run not one but four VR headsets? As impossible as that sounds, Nvidia is showcasing such a device at the GPU Technology Conference this week.

NVIDIA Has Built VRWorks Into Unity, Builds Available Now

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NVIDIA is offering early access to a version of Unity with the company’s VRWorks features integrated into the engine for enhanced VR performance. As developers explore the limitless potential of VR, performance and efficiency continue to be an essential focus of hardware and software.

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