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 AEC, and The Risky Business of Integrative Predesign, the conference is sure to touch on tools, tech, and ideas suited to your company’s needs, and that’s just day one! AEC Next offers many opportunities to network [...]
Virtual Reality looks to play a major role in modern architectural design in 2018. Check out some of the top trends for VR in architecture below!
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 [...]