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.

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 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.

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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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 [.].

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.

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

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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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.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU Priced at $350, Launching January 15th

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As a GPU based on NVIDIA’s Turing architecture, the RTX 2060 will support the VitualLink connection standard , which will allow upcoming VR headsets to connect to the PC through a single USB-C port on the GPU.

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

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.

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

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.

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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Virtual Battles on Your Coffee Table

Tech Trends VR

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.

AMD Announces 7nm Gaming GPU Radeon VII, Priced at $700 & Launching February 7th

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The company says its second-gen Vega architecture will provide 25 percent more performance at the same power consumption as previous Vega cards. AMD today unveiled their next gaming GPU, one the company hopes will directly take on NVIDIA’s RTX 2080.

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.

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.

How NVIDIA’s New RTX Series Changes The Future of XR

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NVIDIA is introducing a completely new architecture that they are calling Turing with the new RTX series. While we don’t know all the architectural details about Turing quite yet, we do know quite a bit. The crowning feature of the new Quadro RTX series using the new Turing GPU architecture is the ability to do real-time ray tracing with a single GPU for the first time ever. I have spent a good portion of my life as a PC gamer and tracking the latest graphics technologies.

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.

What to expect from next-gen HoloLens

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GHz CPU Cores: Qualcomm® Kryo 385 CPU, Octa-core CPU CPU Architecture: 64-bit Up to 8GB RAM Support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, The time has come.

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.

‘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.

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.

Varjo Promises “Human-Eye” Resolution With VR-1 Headset

VRScout

Varjo hopes these hyper realistic environments will serve as the perfect tool for fields such as architecture, construction, engineering, industry design, training simulations, and other industries where accuracy is paramount.

Solving the Housing Crisis with Tech

Tech Trends VR

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.

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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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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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.

BBC’s First AR App Will Let You Explore Ancient Artifacts With Your Phone

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The series is set to take a look at the foundations of British culture and the history behind it, exploring significant artworks, artifacts and architecture throughout time that led us to where we are today. The BBC is already heavily involved with VR, having created and backed several projects from 360 videos to full experiences like Home: A VR Spacewalk. Soon, though, the organization will make its first foray into AR.

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.

Promising VR Horror Rise of Insanity Leaves Early Access This Week

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Set in the 1970s, you venture into locations inspired by North American architectural trends of the time, solving puzzles and overcoming the terror.

OpenXR Chair Shifts from Epic to Intel, Progress Update Planned for March

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In August 2018, members of the OpenXR working group presented a detailed overview of the OpenXR architecture. Intel’s Brent Insko has taken over as the Chair of the OpenXR working group after Epic’s Nick Whiting passed the torch.

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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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Solidhaus Uses ARKit To Preview Virtual Houses In The Real World

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Solidhaus is already using VR to deliver realistic architecture visualization. This looks like the future of architecture, engineering, & construction, thanks to #ARKit. Another day, another stunningly intuitive use for Apple’s ARKit. While yesterday brought us an intriguing AR manual app , today we’ve got what could be a revolution for the construction industry.