My experience at the Immersive Architecture

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This weekend I’ve attended the Immersive Architecture in Venice. The location of the Immersive Architecture is fantastic. What Immersive Architecture does in a wonderful way is to let you grow your network. Header image by Immersive Architecture).

Immersive Architecture is the event all architects were waiting for

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In a week here in Italy will start a very interesting VR-related event called Immersive Architecture. The rooms inside the Im Arch venue where you’ll be able to meet interesting people from the industry and also assist to some cool showcase (Image from Immersive Architecture).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

From Enterprise to Startup: Bridging Best of Breed Excellence

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All Digital Transformation General 4IR consulting enterprise architecture startupAs someone offering technology advisory to both the enterprise and startup sector, I’m surprised by the amount of requests I receive for end-to-end bespoke development [.].

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

Lithodomos VR Raises $679500 To Bring Archaeology 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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

InsiteVR grabs $1.5M in seed funding to bring 3D models to life.

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million seed round to tap into the architecture and construction markets and make early visions of projects more accessible to these industries’ clients through VR. InsiteVR grabs $1.5M in seed funding to bring 3D models to life in VR InsiteVR just raised a $1.5

Oculus PC SDK Adds NVIDIA Lens Matched Shading to Boost Performance

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LMS relies on GPUs based on NVIDIA’s Pascal architecture (GTX 1060 and Quadro P4000, and above). Oculus’ PC SDK version 1.19

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.

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How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

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More sectors are realizing the potential of immersive technology to dramatically maximize efficiency and profits.

VR Platformer ‘To The Top’ to Land on PSVR This Month, Launch Trailer Here

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To move, you simply point your motion controller at your designated target, and it physically ‘grabs on’ to the game’s many barriers and architecture so you can fling yourself forward.

ESI Design Uses Unreal Engine To Create An AR-Inspired Lobby Experience

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In an interview with VRScout, Emily Webster, Head of Media Architecture for ESI Design, talked about The Crossroads project and answered the question of ‘is The Crossroads project AR?’,

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‘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.

GeForce RTX Cards Announced with VirtualLink VR Connector

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Based on the company’s ‘Turing’ GPU architecture, NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX cards include hardware support for the new VirtualLink connector, a standard designed for next-gen VR headsets.

Virtual Battles on Your Coffee Table

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Predictably, however, there were some serious technical challenges in getting that complex architecture working: “We were attempting to do something pretty exotic, with tech not necessarily designed for this purpose.

InsiteVR grabs $1.5M in seed funding to bring 3D models to life in VR

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million seed round to tap into the architecture and construction markets and make early visions of projects more accessible to these industries’ clients through VR. Most of the companies raising funding in the VR space right now are focused on entertaining potential consumers.

NVIDIA’s New High-end Quadro RTX First to Include VirtualLink VR Port

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Today at SIGGRAPH 2018 NVIDIA announced ‘Turing’, their next-generation GPU architecture aimed at real-time ray tracing, and the first high-end GPUs built atop it, the Quadro RTX 8000, 6000 and 5000.

Nvidia Reveals Titan RTX GPU With VirtualLink Port

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Titan RTX using Nvidia’s Turing architecture and offers what a press release calls “130 teraflops of deep learning performance” as well as “11 GigaRays of ray-tracing performance” The latter is a feature Nvidia widely touted with the launch of the RTX 2080 card earlier this year, bringing increased lighting effects to environments in games like Battlefield V.

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.

Acclaimed VR Puzzle Game ‘FORM’ Now Available for Oculus Rift

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Release in June, FORM is a VR puzzle game which has received top marks for its imposing, dream-like architecture and geometric puzzles. Now the game is available for Oculus Rift via both SteamVR and the Oculus store with a discount for the next week.

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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.

NVIDIA Demo Shows Off Real-time Ray Tracing Capabilities of RTX Cards

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Alongside the reveal of the company’s professionally-focused Quadro RTX GPUs, the first based on their new Turing architecture, the company showed off a real-time experience called Project Sol to demonstrate the ray-tracing capabilities of their new cards.

Apple Adding “plug and play support” for Vive Pro in MacOS Mojave

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ski, part of Apple’s GPU Software Architecture Team, announced that the Vive Pro is getting “plug and play support” on MacOS 10.4

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Developing the Future of VR Apps

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Whatever subject you fancy–history, architecture, true crime, literature, music–stories are embedded in the world around you, and AR can help expose them. . These coding school graduates are showing off some cool immersive tech applications.

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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Gamescom 2018 Day 0: NVIDIA reveals RTX 2080 series graphics cards

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We all just wanted to hear about the new graphics cards and he instead started talking about how the Turing architecture is disruptive and gives awesome performances for the graphics cards and is able to perform real-time raytracing thanks to a dedicated part of the GPU called the RT core.

African Folklore-inspired VR Puzzler ‘Rangi’ Hits PSVR Today

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Inspired by African tribal art, ancient architecture, and colorful landscapes, Rangi presents the player with a different artistic style for each level which is said to combine Africa’s diversity in terms of cultures and influences.

NVIDIA Announces Flagship GPU ‘Titan RTX’ with VirtuaLink Connector

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Like NVIDIA’s other 20-series GPUs, TITAN RTX is based on the company’s new Turing architecture. NVIDIA today unveiled their most powerful GPU yet, the TITAN RTX (nicknamed T-Rex).

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.

Nvidia Credits AMD for Unifying Game Development

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The arrival of new, AMD powered consoles brought the x86 architecture back to Microsoft (Intel x86, IBM PowerPC, AMD x86), and marked the third architectural change for Sony (SGI MIPS, IBM PowerPC, AMD x86).

AR From an Architect’s Perspective, Spatial Computing, & Leap Motion’s North Star AR HMD

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Keiichi Matsuda went from being a dystopian filmmaker to becoming the Vice President of Design at hand-tracking company Leap Motion.

NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX Cards Bring New VR Rendering Features and Enhancements

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The Turing architecture introduces two new types of ‘cores’ (processors designed to quickly handle specific tasks) that are not found in prior GeForce cards: RT Cores and Tensor Cores.

Solving the Housing Crisis with Tech

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VR is being used to design more cost effective homes and developments. The U.K. is in the midst of a brutal housing crisis, and the issue of slow supply of housing to meet demand will only get worse with the reduction in labour that will follow Brexit.