My experience at the Immersive Architecture

The Ghost Howls

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).

VR Architecture App from UK Academy Impresses Staff & Classmates

EON Reality

This Unity-based Virtual Reality (VR) application, ALTO VR is an architecture lighting visualization and building simulation tool. ALTO VR — short for ‘Architectural Lighting Tool VR’ — was delivered by students under supervision and mentorship from EON Reality trainers and subject matter experts including Justyna Martyniuk-P?czek, I am extremely proud and happy that we had such a talented group of individuals who collaboratively worked hard during this program.

#BuildTheFuture Immersive Collaborative Environments

Tech Trends VR

The Wild , a start-up from Portland, Oregon has just announced an integration with UK-based Igloo Vision to open up new avenues for collaboration and experiential design review for teams working in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC).

Madame Tussauds Partners With ARtGlass For AR Wax Exhibits


News AR AR Museums ARtGlass ARtGlass Group Augmented Reality Madame Tussaud's Wax MuseumDynamic holograms, historical video, and 360-degree panoramas inbound. Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.

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

Road to VR

Intel’s Brent Insko has taken over as the Chair of the OpenXR working group after Epic’s Nick Whiting passed the torch. Image courtesy Khronos Group. The OpenXR working group has been chaired from the start by Nick Whiting from game & engine maker Epic Games.

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AMD Radeon Pro SSG Could Support 4TB Memory


In a move that was perhaps the most important announcement of Siggraph, Radeon Technologies Group presented the Radeon Pro SSG card , perhaps the most innovative concept to have come out of the GPU world of in quite some time.

Collaboration Tool The Wild Partners With Igloo Vision on Shared Immersive Environments

Peter Graham

The Wild and Igloo Vision are integrating their technologies to help improve enterprise collaboration when it comes to experiential design review for teams working in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC).

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Simulating Crowds of Virtual Humans in Immersive Environments

Road to VR

There are a number of non-VR researchers who are studying how groups of move through through different situations and contexts, and virtual reality is providing new opportunities to test out some of their theories within immersive environments.

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

Road to VR

” Both roles are part of Apple’s CoreMedia team within their Interactive Media Group (IMG). 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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InstaVR provides SAP connectivities as SAP.iO Foundry Startup


Clients include Toyota , TUI Group , PwC, US Navy , and GOV.UK. InstaVR provides SAP connectivities as SAP.iO Foundry Startup. Further Enterprise Level Success with VR Experience.

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

Road to VR

Chinese VR headset maker 3Glasses has also joined the group, and will support the Windows mixed reality environment on their S1 VR headset in the first half of 2017, according to Microsoft.

Oblong Industries Raises $65 Million for ‘Minority Report’-style Gesture Technologies


The Los Angeles company raised the money from Greenspring Associates, Morgan Stanley, Foundry Group, Industry Ventures, and UTIMCO (the investment arm of the University of Texas). Oblong Industries makes “architectural scale” collaborative work tools.

Hands-on: Roguelike Bow-shooter ‘In Death’ is Divinely Inspired & Devilishly Fun

Road to VR

Teleportation is a key element to the game since the world’s architecture isn’t always foot-accessible however. Accompanied by ominous Gregorian chants and extremely well-realized Romanesque/Gothic architecture, In Death is incredibly atmospheric.

HP Wants to Enhance Traditional CAD Workflows with “VR Snacking”

Road to VR

HP Labs, the company’s R&D group, wanted to find a way to allow designers to do quick VR spot checks on their work so that they could iterate much faster.

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

Road to VR

In an event at SIGGRAPH this evening, AMD’s Radeon Technology Group introduced a new line of ‘Radeon Pro’ WX-series GPUs. AMD has aimed the WX 7100 specifically at virtual reality content creation. Radeon Pro WX 7100 Release Date, Specs, and Price.

Exclusive: HP’s Next-gen VR Headset Aims to Raise the Bar on Clarity & Comfort

Road to VR

Ludwig, who has been closely involved with the development of the headset, walked me through a demo where I strolled around a real-time pre-visualization of an architectural design.

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

Road to VR

Chinese VR headset maker 3Glasses also joined the group, and will support the Windows mixed reality environment on their S1 VR headset in the first half of 2017. Here’s a visual tour of some of the first VR headsets to be shown adopting Microsoft’s new Windows Holographic platform.

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

Road to VR

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.

The CEO of CGTrader gives us great insights on the 3D models market and VR

The Ghost Howls

We are a stock 3D models marketplace , where designers share and sell more than 640,000 models for everything from VR, games, architectural visualizations, video production, AI training, to 3D printing. This is also true for architectural visualizations. Do you know CGTrader ?

The Gallery And Vive Pro Take Home Top Honors At 2018 VR Awards


The Guardian Media Group – The Party – A virtual experience of autism. VR Architecture and Real Estate of the Year Nominees. GrandPano – ALL in ONE VR for architecture. The 2018 VR Awards just wrapped up!

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Interview to Enea Le Fons: from #30DaysInVR to #XDaysInXR and beyond

The Ghost Howls

XDaysinXR Architecture 1 is part of WHITELABEL’s #XdaysinXR initiative. This time I’ll use immersion time and the #30daysinVR codebase to guide a group of brave Architects in the creation of projects of a sustainable and desirable life on Mars.

Netgear Launches ‘World’s Fastest Router’ Nighthawk X10 for Streamers and VR Fans


The router combines a 1.7-gigahertz quad-core processor — the fastest processor in a home router — and quad-stream Wave 2 Wi-Fi architecture. Gamers and big downloaders can rejoice.

HP ‘Reverb’ is the New High-res Headset on the Block, Starting at $600

Road to VR

From my hands-on with the headset, it feels in the same FOV class as the Rift, Vive, and PSVR, but maybe on the lower end of the group. HP today announced Reverb (formerly codenamed ‘Copper’), the successor to the company’s first Windows VR headset.

Frooxius talks us about the development of amazing VR metaverse Neos

The Ghost Howls

Well first, it’s the most ambitious and challenging thing I ever worked on and that includes making my own processor architectures Part of the challenge is explaining what it really is , because it’s so many things at once. I had the great opportunity to interview Tomáš Marian?ík,

Meet Kyle Riesenbeck, UploadVR’s New Editor-in-Chief


During that time, I packed up my family and moved from Cincinnati, Ohio to Seattle, Washington to pursue a career in VR architectural visualization. Group shot of members in the VR community from OC5, Kyle is pictured top right. I can still remember the first time I heard about the Oculus Rift. In August 2012, I received an email from a co-worker with the subject line, “This looks like your kind of thing” along with a link to the Oculus Rift Kickstarter.

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‘VRChat’ is the Closest VR Experience Available Today to ‘Ready Player One’s’ OASIS

Road to VR

VRChat has the most advanced friend-finding features of any Social VR experience, but they also have the user experience of traversing between virtual worlds with a group of people by dropping in-world portals.

Making the World a Better Place with Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

million investment from China’s Shanda Group, however, that turned the project from a pipe dream to what now looks more of a viable proposition. SpaceVR will use Virtual Space Tourism to connect us to our planet and to each other, expanding the limits of human consciousness.

VEC 2019 review: my experience at the Vive Ecosystem Conference

The Ghost Howls

The city is for sure worth a visit: it is so new (it has something like 35 years) that has been designed so that to take in count all the most modern architectural rules. Group photo with Nolan Bushnell. One week ago, I have attended the Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen, China.

Educators make lemonade with Virtual Worlds

Hypergrid Business

Architecture students from Egypt and the United States meeting in Second Life. Those groups that still use these types of environments have a very definite purpose in mind, such as advancing ongoing research or building communities that support those activities.

‘Beat Saber’ Early Access Review – a VR Rhythm Game for Budding Jedi Knights

Road to VR

There are only leaderboards for now—global, player, and Steam friends—although you can create a local, session-based leaderboard in Party Mode so you can keep track of who gets the highest score among a group of friends in the same room.

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2018 VR Award Nominations Highlight Skyrim, Beat Saber, Coco, And More


The Guardian Media Group – The Party – A virtual experience of autism. VR Architecture and Real Estate of the Year Nominees. GrandPano – ALL in ONE VR for architecture. Nominations are in for the 2018 VR Awards which is put on by VR Bound and judged by an expert panel. As of today there’s a shortlist of nominees for 12 different categories including headset of the year, VR game of the year, and even best marketing.

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The Rahotep Experience: AR as a tool to enhance the museum visitor experience

AWE Blog

It’s great for grabbing visitors’ attention – no matter what their age group is – and highlighting what is being described or explained; and AR is easily accessible to a wide audience through mobile devices. Mohammad received a BSc degree in Architecture in 1996.

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Haptic Gloves for Games and Data Visualization


Edwards, who received her degree in Geography, seems an unlikely candidate to lead the game industry’s largest professional group based solely on her educational focus. Urban planning, economic modeling, and architecture are areas she believes will benefit from VR visualization. “It

AMD Announces RX 480 GPU at $199 Targeting ‘the next 3-4 years’ of VR

Road to VR

On stage at AMD’s Computex 2016 keynote today, Raja Koduri, Senior VP & Chief Architect of Radeon Technologies Group, revealed the AMD RX 480 GPU, saying that the card is designed for “premium VR” Koduri said that AMD has found that of 1.43

Retraining for a Post-Retirement World with VRVoice's Bob Fine

XR for Business Podcast

Bob: Well, actually, what was interesting for me being at Laval is, I put on a -- for the first time -- a VR architecture event. But it was hard for me to get a feel for where architecture uptake was, from a VR perspective, in the US. At Laval -- at least from what I could see, especially from the number of exhibitors and the focus -- architecture and design and enterprise planning, it's a huge business area within Europe right now.