Yearly Archives: 2018

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ShadowSummit BuiltTech Week Speaker

JOIN ME Arol Wolford got his start in the AEC technology industry before it was hot. In his 20’s, inspired by his engineer and entrepreneur father, Wolford founded Manufacturers’ Survey Group in 1975. He entered the construction information industry five years later with the founding of Construction Market Data (CMD), a construction leads and market data provider based in Atlanta, Georgia. [...]

August 15th, 2018|

VR: Virtually Revolutionary

Over the last few years, Virtual Reality (VR) has gone from the realm of science fiction to an everyday entertainment and office technology. VR has particularly unique potential to disrupt the field of architecture. In the same way that the move from traditional paper drafting techniques to computer-based CAD systems, and from 2D to 3D, opened up new design options, the move from [...]

June 5th, 2018|

How to Create an Architecture Portfolio in VR

As an architect, you use a portfolio of your work to communicate your individual style and brand to your prospects and clients. In recent years, professionals have moved away from presenting their work on paper form to using a digital portfolio, primarily because it is simpler and more cost effective to update and maintain. A digital portfolio can consist of JPEGs, text, and video, [...]

May 22nd, 2018|

Join me at #AECNEXT18!

Join me at #AECNEXT18! Sanjay Mistry (VIMaec) presents on the ways VR tools and 3D antimation are being used in architecture Engineering and construction, while still retaining the BIM. How these different ways are being utilized to create an Interactive VR + AR Environments. The architecture, engineering and construction industries are presently in the rapid process of adding augmented reality [...]

May 7th, 2018|

3D Modeling: BIM vs. VIM

Modern architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals are no strangers to using 3D modeling to help bring their imaginative visions to life. The technology offers creatives a way of crafting an immersive, easily navigable and interactive experience that can be used to explore various design concepts. Recent advancements in optical systems even allow users to strap on a virtual reality headset and perform [...]

April 23rd, 2018|

Building a Smart City with VIM in Qingdao, China

An increasing number of people around the world are migrating to cities. And in the future, more metropolises will be deemed smart cities. In fact, Smart America estimates that over the next 20 years, city governments around the world will invest more than $41 trillion to modernize their cities. But smart cities of the future will go far beyond automated lighting and autonomous [...]

March 13th, 2018|

CASE STUDY: How VIMaec and Mortenson Are Pushing the Boundaries of Applied VR

Until recently, Virtual Reality (VR) was a highly niche product, with minimal applications. But since early 2016, VR has started to play a bigger role in a number of industries. VIMaec is using VR in a radically new and extraordinarily effective way. By focusing its attention on just two products for the AEC industry, VIMaec delivers a highly interactive VR experience that [...]

February 13th, 2018|

VR and 3D Changing the Face of Architecture: AEC Next Technology Expo 2018

The AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference is coming to Anaheim, California, June 5-7, and you won’t want to miss it. The construction industry is in constant flux. To show building professionals the newest technology on the horizon, this conference is three days of the most relevant content in the field. With topics like Building Documentation for the AEC Community, Virtual Reality in [...]

February 8th, 2018|