Unite, held recently in Austin, Texas, is the annual developer conference for Unity – the market leading platform for creating video games, simulations, and other interactive 3D, 2D and VR/AR content. Artists, developers, educators, filmmakers, researchers, storytellers came together in early October to gain valuable insight and inspiration. The Unite 2017 conference took place at the Austin Convention Center and included two full days of breakouts and a memorable expo. The entire Unity community experienced the excitement and inspiration of Unite around the world, as it was broadcast live directly from Unity’s studio booth located in the social hub [...]
Office Spaces partners with VIMaec to give their Lifetime and Fox Business audience a virtual reality experience. VIMaec provides innovative 3D modeling software for the architectural, engineering, and construction industries. By working with architects and designers, the developers created a groundbreaking solution that seamlessly transforms building plans from Revit models to a 3D virtual reality model. The software uses a powerful game engine to create a Virtual Information Model (VIM) of each proposed design that lets users move around a proposed space as a virtual reality environment. Recently, VIMaec partnered with the renovation television show Office Spaces, from the [...]
Disney’s Epcot in Orlando, Florida is sometimes billed as a “permanent world fair.” In fact, the name Epcot is actually an acronym for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. The theme park showcases new ideas and innovations of what the world of tomorrow might look like. A few years ago, Walt Disney Imagineering had an ambitious idea to present a green, full-scale residential home to EPCOT visitors. The company partnered with Green Builder Media to design an exhibit that would immerse guests in green design and technologies. Drawing on the ingenuity of designers and the help of 12 different sponsors [...]
VIM AEC and Unity Technologies have partnered to revolutionize the AEC industry—architecture, engineering, and construction—taking building visualization to the next level. VIM AEC is the distributor for Unity Technologies for the AEC industry. Forged by a strong relationship between VIM AEC and Unity Technologies, the partnership utilizes the strengths of each company. VIM AEC will focus on actively selling, marketing, and promoting Unity Technologies’ visualization software to the AEC industry. Along with the VIM product, this bundled software package makes for a truly natural partnership that is transforming the industry. The real world visualization technology of the Unity game [...]
VIM AEC is the official reseller of Unity to the AEC industries and is excited to be a Gold Sponsor of Vision VR/AR Summit 2017. Virtual and Augmented Reality have captured the imaginations of millions around the world. If you are passionate about creating games, films, ads, art, journalism and more with these cutting-edge technologies, then join us at the Vision 2017 Virtual and Augmented Reality Summit.The Vision VR/AR Summit is an event for artists, engineers, programmers, designers, musicians, directors, producers, hardware manufacturers and researchers. The content and networking are focused on furthering the knowledge base of anyone developing [...]
VIMaec is attending the DIG SOUTH Innovation Conference April 25-27 in Charleston Sanjay Mistry VIMaec VP of Business Development My Speakers Sessions Thursday, April 27 10:00am Breakout 4 – The Thrills & Spills of AR/VR Development: How to Help Your Business Grow and Harness its Full Potential Through the Power of AR/VR Web site Register Speakers
The architecture and design industry is reshaping itself in 2017. If you hope to remain at the forefront of these developments, then you should plan to attend the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture, from April 27 to April 29 in Orlando, Florida. Well-known keynote speakers will unveil the latest trends, needs, and challenges in the industry. You’ll gain insights into bold new solutions and innovations. You’ll meet and network with some of the brightest minds in entrepreneurial architecture and design. You do not want to miss this event. Throughout the conference, you can choose from among [...]
Think about your latest architectural project. Now imagine that you could walk through this not-yet-built concept, get a feel for the physical environment, and even look out the window. This amazing visualized experience is possible, and VR technology makes it all happen. Creating these visual experiences could not be simpler. Once the design team receives the model, they can upload it into the powerful Unity development engine to rapidly create architectural visualizations. Next, they outline a walk through, and the project is up and running! “We will start by outlining the purpose of the experience and create a walk [...]
VIM AEC partnered with Unity shows you how mind-blowingly simple it is to bring your Revit files into Unity and VR!
Webinar: Wednesday, March 29th at 1pm EDT Click here to Sign-up What you will learn from the webinar? FLUID WORKFLOW: How to take your Revit files directly into Unity, in minutes using VIM, while retaining the lights, materials and textures. RAPID ITERATION: As a development tool, Unity is very versatile - allowing you to rapidly test and tweak your application for optimal user experience. MULTIPLATFORM: This is how to immerse clients into virtual reality within Unity + Oculus + GearVR + more VR platforms.
Progress never comes from settling. Those who change the world do so because they look at how things are and envision ways they could be better. That’s how our company came about in the first place. 3D Revit files used to take days to complete. Often the rendered results were not user friendly, and yet many people settled. VIMtrek President Arol Wolford, however, sought to find a better way. Arol and his collaborators developed a platform based around the Unity game engine. It not only provided beautiful BIM models that rendered quickly, but also allowed for free movement and [...]