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James Wood

Graitec Design & Vis VR project for Mabey

Graitec Design & Vis VR project for Mabey
Here at Graitec we were asked by one of our existing customers Mabey to create a VR presentation. The proposed use for the Virtual Reality experience was to support Mabey's attendance at the IMESA 2017 event in Gauteng, South Africa . Mabey wanted to showcase VR on its stand, so that customers would be able to interact with their bridges first hand. For the first part of the project, Mabey provid...
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James Wood

Virtual Reality at the Inventor User Group

Virtual Reality at the Inventor User Group
Here at Graitec we had lots of interest at the MFG user group. Graitec professional series VR department created a bespoke demo set for the event. The focus was around an F1 car as this is of more interest to our mechanical customers. The event yielded 100 attendees who were all there to learn about the new features of Autodesk Inventor 2018. Graitec took the opportunity to show off some of our ta...
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James Wood

Greyfriars Art Centre VR Demonstration

Greyfriars Art Centre VR Demonstration
Here at Graitec we were commissioned to create a VR demonstration to help raise funds to build a new Arts Centre in Ringwood. Working alongside Williams Lester Architects and WF Brown consultancy and civil engineers, we were tasked to create a VR experience based upon the BIM model created for the project. Williams Lester created the architectural model and WF Brown the steel structure. Once Grait...
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Justin Taylor

Virtual Reality for the Masses 101

Virtual Reality for the Masses 101
As a designer have you ever walked into a space you’re working on and said what the hell! or worse, have one of your clients? Maybe it was just a drawn-out silence (which can often be worse – growing up as a kid I knew I was in really big trouble when my dad said nothing rather than giving me an earful!) And yet it’s a very familiar scenario that’s played out in the design world on a daily basis. ...
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Michael Arnott

The Top 10 2017 Manufacturing trends

The Top 10 2017 Manufacturing trends
The new year is all set to be an exciting one for design and production, with areas of innovation, such as 3D Printing and VR, featuring amongst the 2017 Manufacturing trends that your business should be prepared for, as the FoMT gathers momentum. My top 10 trends run thus: 1) IoT The Internet of Things, which involves connecting products within a cloud system in order to monitor and control them,...
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Michael Arnott

What is VR and how is it transforming Architecture?

What is VR and how is it transforming Architecture?
Virtual Reality (VR) is the remarkable technology which is transforming a wide range of industries, including architecture. For the uninitiated, VR recreates an environment in the form of computer technology, creating in the process an immersive sensory experience for the user. There is no doubt as to the potential of VR within the field of architecture. Olivier Demangel, of IVR NATION, showed Dez...
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