Architecture

Resolutions of Matterport OBJ files

By | 2019-02-11T10:34:35+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering|

The 50k OBJ is the low-resolution file that is specifically used for the Matterport Showcase. This version has some of its finer detail stripped out and compressed to reduce the overall size of the scan to ensure the showcase loads quickly and stays responsive. By comparison, the high resolution OBJ keeps all of the original

Why facility managers are using GoVR as an alternative to BIM

By | 2018-09-27T13:07:45+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering|

Building Information Models (BIM) used in engineering, architecture and construction, is an intelligent 3D model-based process in which physical and functional characteristics of spaces are digitally modelled to enhance the construction process. Indeed this technology has proven to be beneficial in the planning, design, construction, and management of buildings and infrastructure. However, Facility Management Providers

IKEA to launch VR Store in Australia

By | 2017-06-26T11:57:35+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Architecture|

At Google I/O 2017 Google showed the use of AR and VR as part of the whole shopping experience. A few days after this event, Ikea announced that they are launching a VR store in Australia. When shopping for furniture and house furnishings it is often hard to visualise how they will look once unpacked