Posts tagged as AR

High-accuracy handheld AR takes data visualisation outdoors

Trimble introduced its SiteVision system, an outdoor augmented reality (AR) solution that enables users to visualise 2D and 3D data on virtually any project site with cellular or internet connectivity for easier and more efficient planning, collaboration and reporting. Combining hardware and software in an integrated, lightweight handheld or pole-mounted solution, users can view 3D […]

Report: Extended reality needs responsible design

Having witnessed a five-fold-plus increase in patent registrations since 2014 and over a doubling in investment, extended reality (XR) is gaining momentum rapidly. Yet responsible business approaches are crucial. They also carry the potential to sustain explosive growth in this industry. Waking Up to a New Reality: Building a Responsible Future for Immersive Technologies, a […]

Company explores the digital future of construction

Aecom showcased the potential of virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and building information modelling (BIM) in the construction and consulting engineering space, as an important element of a fully-integrated approach to project delivery, at “The Digital Future” in November 2018. The addition of VR and AR is complementary to the company’s use of BIM, […]

Beyond the hype: translating augmented reality into business reality

  Over the past several years, augmented reality (AR) has been steadily making its way from a niche technology reserved for gamers and geeks to a mainstream marketing tool. In simple terms, AR enables a live view of a real-world environment that is enhanced by overlaying computer-generated layers of information. These layers can include sound, […]