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[VIDEO] Enscape launches new real-time rendering software

Enscape, a leading provider of real-time visualization, 3D rendering, and VR technology for the AEC industry, has announced the release of real-time rendering software, Enscape 3.4.
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Bricsys collaborates with VREX to accelerate virtual reality workflow

Bricsys is collaborating with VREX to improve its virtual reality workflow, allowing users to create detailed models in BricsCAD BIM.
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Construction Talk Podcast: How technology is impacting construction’s landscape

In this episode of the Construction Talk Podcast, Nathan Marsh, Chief Digital Officer at Turner and Townsend, talks to Peter Haddock about society embracing technology and how tech itself is getting increasingly capable.
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Glaucon: Extending the reality of digital mock-ups with VR, AR and...

Foster + Partners’ Applied Research + Development (ARD) team are investigating the possibility of deploying digital mock-ups to address some of the challenges that physical mock-ups pose.
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Virtual reality systems to make HS2 the ‘most reliable’ railway  

Virtual reality and real time monitoring sensors installed in HS2’s infrastructure, will make Britain’s new high speed rail network one of the world’s ‘most reliable’ railways, HS2 claims.
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Harnessing digital tools to visualise carbon emissions

The Digital Energy Estimation Tool, a collaboration between the Centre for Digital Built Britain and Northumbria University, is harnessing BIM and VR to visualise embodied and operational carbon emissions in the built environment. Sustainable construction expert Dr Zaid Alwan discusses the development of the tool, which was selected for exhibition at COP26.
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Virtual reality brings HS2 Old Oak Common to life

As part of its innovation programme, HS2 is developing virtual reality (VR), eye-tracking and emotion-sensing technology to be used to develop how passengers will navigate their way around the new HS2 station at Old Oak Common.
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Health and safety goes 4D

Despite the name, 3D Repo is championing the use of 4D in construction, whether for health and safety, planning, BIM or creating digital twins. Find out more here.
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Construction underway on Birmingham’s first smart building

Construction work for Birmingham’s first smart-enabled building, Enterprise Wharf, is now underway at the Innovation Birmingham Campus.
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How tablets transform construction sites

How tablets transform construction sites by giving universal access to models and enabling real-time cross-team collaboration.
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[VIDEO] Collaboration corner: The immersive workspace

In this episode of Rhys Lewis’s ‘collaboration corner’, Revizto conducts some important testing using Igloo Vision’s immersive workspace.
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CIOB and CWIC launch VR construction experience for students

The CIOB and Construction Wales Innovation Centre have launched a virtual reality experience for students, designed to provide interesting and engaging ‘live, on-site’ learning opportunities.
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Morrison Utility Services trials augmented excavation technology

Morrison Utility Services is partnering with Eurovia UK to trial augmented visualisation of underground services (AVUS) technology on its Thames Water and Yorkshire Water contracts.
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Case study: Al Janoub stadium

SCIA Engineer delivers rapid prototyping using parametric design on the Al Janoub stadium for the 2022 World Cup.
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Shared immersive space to boost construction processes

Mott MacDonald has joined forces with Igloo Vision to develop a 360° shared immersive space which will help clients rehearse construction processes ahead of time.
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BIM: Coming of age in 2021

Robin Lawson, managing director of building services engineering company, Ameon, looks at BIM in 2021 and shares his hopes for the sector.
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How technology improves environmental impact of the built environment

Richard Hyams, director at astudio, explores how technology can help to improve the social and environmental impact for our built environment.
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BricsCAD BIM incorporates Twinmotion to accelerate 3D design

CAD software specialists, Bricsys® incorporates Twinmotion software, to accelerate 3D design and visualisation workflows in BricsCAD BIM.
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Dyer & Butler uses BIM technology to complete Brighton Valley Gardens

Dyer & Butler has completed a major highways and public realm improvement project within Brighton Valley Gardens on behalf of Brighton & Hove City Council (BHCC).
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Avoiding extinction: It’s all about managing construction data

Tom Willcock, head of surveying innovation at Hollis explores innovation in data management and how technology in the construction sector is more visible than ever.
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Construction technology in an evolving world

Parm Bhangal, managing director of Bhangals Construction Consultants and My Build Estimate, looks at how construction technology is transforming the industry.
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How COMPLIANT is your Artificial Intelligence?

Ryan Dempsey considers the nature of compliance, technology and why his company is rebranding to remove the word ‘compliance’ from the frontline.
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Drone technology’s role in Highways England’s roadmap to digital revolution

Highways England’s 15-year roadmap for connected and autonomous plant aims to support a digital revolution in construction. Ian Tansey of ProDroneWorx takes a look at the plan and the role of drone technology.

Reconstructing a water treatment centre with Shared VR

Wessex Water and AECOM used Shared VR to improve teamwork and save costs, working on a £50m project to reconstruct the Durleigh Water Treatment Centre in the UK.
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New hospital in Finland uses BIM to involve staff in design...

The new Hospital Nova in Finland has used BIM models and VR to involve over 350 staff in the building design.
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Social housing providers use AR to minimise COVID-19 risk

Social housing providers introduce innovative technology that supports residents, whilst reducing face-to-face contact during the coronavirus pandemic.

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