Wednesday 4 March 2015
Where Virtual Reality is taking Architectural Design
Imagine designing a building in a virtual environment, similar to what we saw in the movie "Minority Report".
Using a smart phone which is fitted to a simple 3D-printed headset, users become fully immersed in the VR environment. Eventually (with further development) multiple people could occupy the same virtual space.
Oh, and check these out from Sony
The centrepiece of his proof-of-concept kit are these lightweight Inteligloves that
"This is an elastic PLA material that you can 3D print on a home 3D printer. These are flex sensors, we have a wireless module. This is a nine degree of freedom…inertia measuring unit, so it has an accelerometer, gyroscope, and digital compass."
Check out the video care of Reuters Video.
And, thanks Andrea (from my office) for sending me the link :-).