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.

NVIDIA Holodeck Gets New VR Tools for Architecture, Engineering and Construction

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To see the transformative power of virtual reality, step into NVIDIA Holodeck, which has newly added navigation tools expressly designed for architecture, engineering and construction professionals.

Virtual and Mixed Reality meets Architecture and Design

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It is common for architectural drawings to be misinterpreted; catching mistakes and aligning expectations early on will make the building process much more efficient and timely. 2016 marked a pivotal year for virtual and mixed reality.

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.

Architecting for Digital Businesses

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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

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

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 [.].

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

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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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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.

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

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5G@MWC19 — Reflections On Mobile World Congress 2019

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augmented reality digital customer experience digital intelligence edge computing mobile architecture network management networking telecommunications services virtual network infrastructure (VNI) virtual realityMobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 took place in Barcelona.

KPF Pushes Limits of Building-Design Rendering Using NVIDIA RTX

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But Bothma is the director of applied research at Kohn Pedersen Fox , a New York-based global architecture firm whose work includes the city’s Museum of Modern Art. The software was developed by Chaos Group, an early adopter of NVIDIA’s Turing architecture-based GPUs.

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.

USA TODAY Builds AR Replica Of Notre Dame In Less Than 8 Hours

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While French President Emmanuel Macron hopes to complete the repairs within five years, architectural experts predict it could take decades to fully renovate the historic Notre Dame cathedral after Monday’s devastating fire.

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.

Madame Tussauds Partners With ARtGlass For AR Wax Exhibits

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Dynamic holograms, historical video, and 360-degree panoramas inbound. Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. location is receiving an upgrade in the form of AR enhancements that breath new life into their lineup of famous wax sculptures.

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

VIVE X Startup Mindesk Secures $900K to Create VR Multiuser Design Software

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This integration is said to add photorealism to 3D CAD modeling , and is designed to help enterprise customers use Unreal Engine for non-games applications such as architecture, product design, manufacturing, and film and video making.

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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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.

‘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.

Targo Releases VR Documentary On Notre Dame Cathedral

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Every day, over 30,000 visitors flock to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to tour the exquisite architecture made even more famous by Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame. Take a closer look at one of histories most treasured cathedrals in this stereoscopic 360-degree experience.

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.

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.

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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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.

HTC Brings Gloveless Finger Tracking To Vive and Vive Pro, Gestures To Vive Focus

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Enterprise customers using VR for tasks like architecture visualization often forgo controllers entirely due to this friction. HTC released an SDK which allows developers to add finger tracking to their Vive or Vive Pro apps.

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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.

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.

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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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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EON Experience Fest 2019 Wraps After 2 Full Days of AVR Technology

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As one of the top-rated academic institutions in Europe, the University of Bologna is in discussion with EON Reality to start a joint graduate program that will offer AVR training and education as it pertains to medicine, design, architecture, and more.

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.

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.