Tag: virtual reality

Construction Techniques

A Pavilion That Unites Upcycling Materials, Automated Manufacturing and Virtual Reality

April 12, 2022

Via: ArchDaily

The construction industry has experienced severe changes in recent decades. Historically, it counted on abundant labor and a false notion that natural resources were infinite, but nowadays the sector has struggled to find innovations that will allow it to become […]

Construction Techniques

Demand for augmented, virtual reality engineers skyrocketed in 2019

March 18, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The enhancement of customer experience comes at a cost. The higher the interest in one specific technology, the more companies need to build internal skills. KPMG included virtual reality among the top 10 technologies driving business transformation and value in […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Real results from virtual reality: safer jobsites

September 19, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Virtual reality is making an impact in the construction industry, but not in ways that many would expect. The technology promises to provide solutions to everything from BIM to real estate site walkthroughs, but often gets lost in a seemingly […]

Construction Techniques

App uses virtual reality to address fall protection

July 18, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Analyzing data throughout a 33-year period, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that 42% of construction worker deaths involve falls. Falls also claimed the top spot on OSHA’s most frequently cited violations list in 2017. Training technology, […]

Construction Techniques

Virtual Reality Equipment Training Gets Boost From Skyjack

April 2, 2018

Via: ENR

In a major step forward for promoting the use of virtual reality training for heavy equipment operators, Skyjack has announced that it is collaborating with VR developer Serious Labs on VR training for scissor lifts. “From a Skyjack perspective, we […]

Construction Processes, Design

Game On: Virtual and augmented reality ready to redefine construction

October 6, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

How real is the upshot for virtual reality and augmented reality to disrupt the AEC sector? Real enough for Minneapolis-based Mortenson to create an entire reality capture division. Led by Ricardo Khan, the company’s director of integrated construction, the Integrated […]