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2304, 2018

3D Modeling: BIM vs. VIM

By |April 23rd, 2018|News|

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 next-level walkthroughs so that clients get a better feel for what the final product will look like. AEC professionals embracing 3D modeling have likely come across the terms BIM and VIM in their work. So what is [...]

1303, 2018

Building a Smart City with VIM in Qingdao, China

By |March 13th, 2018|News|

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 cars. Via Virtual Information Modeling (VIM), the new smart city will be created from the ground up using the power of virtual reality. That’s why VIM AEC is partnering with both American and Chinese companies to [...]

1302, 2018

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

By |February 13th, 2018|News|

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. VIM AEC is using VR in a radically new and extraordinarily effective way. By focusing its attention on just two products for the AEC industry, VIM AEC delivers a highly interactive VR experience that is utterly unique in the segment. VIM AEC’s two specialties are creating Virtual Information Models (VIMs) and Unity. VIM AEC takes Autodesk Revit models, a CAD-like program containing Building Information Modeling (BIM) software that architects [...]

802, 2018

VR and 3D changing the face of Architecture: AEC Next Technology Expo 2018

By |February 8th, 2018|News|

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 [...]

911, 2017

VIM AEC Reflects on Unite 2017

By |November 9th, 2017|News|

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 [...]