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Monday, February 15, 2016

Augmented Reality (AR) For Construction

Using Augmented Reality for Construction

Erin Green | February 10, 2016

Virtual reality (VR) has been all the buzz lately, but today’s architects and designers shouldn’t underestimate the power of augmented reality (AR) in construction.
While virtual reality can help designers visualize a structure to see how everything will look, augmented reality plays a role in helping construction teams in the field understand how various systems and components fit together during production.
The current process for a structure is that it is designed in 3D, transferred to 2D documents and then built in 3D. The transition from 3D to 2D and back again can be quite difficult and prone to error—so what if we could cut this middle step out altogether?


<more at; related links: (Smart Reality website) and (What Is Augmented Reality, and How Can It Help Architects and Contractors? March 21, 2014)>

1 comment:

  1. Augmented reality in education seems to be catching up fast. The augmented reality platform enables students and teachers to visualise three-dimensional models in the real environment, in real time, and at scale.

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