A.T. Chadwick is a mechanical contracting firm serving the Delaware Valley area. The firm has played a role in the construction of many of the Philadelphia skyline’s most iconic buildings. Today, the company continues in that tradition while foregrounding new, modern construction practices.
The new Meta Quest for Business (beta) is now available for U.S.-based businesses and employees. According to Meta, the subscription service (currently free during beta) makes it easy to deploy, manage, and scale Meta Quest headsets within your company. This is great news for architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms seeking to add or grow VR usage within their teams.
In past iterations of this program, our AEC customers have shared concerns about enterprise-level support, data privacy and security, and the options to have custom applications to support business needs. With this new program, Meta aims to address these issues and more.
The architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry is faced with a new reality of work, with the trend of remote and hybrid work showing no end in sight. Still, facilitating genuine and meaningful interaction among peers and clients is paramount for establishing culture in today’s work environment.
Did you know that virtual reality (VR) can take Revit workflows to the next level by enabling true-to-scale design review and collaboration in unbuilt environments?
Based in Northern Ireland, Kane, is a leading mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) contractor that specializes in public health, prefabrication and fit-out projects. Kane delivers projects within the residential, hospitality, education, commercial and healthcare sectors.UsingProspect by IrisVR,Kane coordinated and visualized one of their most unique projects—Claridge’s Hotel, London. The team completed a full MEP installation including design and prefabrication of a £12 million energy center 5 floors below ground level.
Topics: VR Case Studies
Schnabel Engineering, Glen Allen, VA, is a specialty civil engineering consultant that specializes in geotechnical, dams and levees, and tunnel engineering services. This $90M+/year firm focuses on using technology in innovative ways to increase efficiency, reduce risk, and enhance the client experience.
Topics: VR Case Studies
We are thrilled to announce that IrisVR is joining forces with Autodesk. It wasn’t that long ago that IrisVR joined The Wild, united by a shared vision of providing immersive collaboration tools to the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry to drive efficiency and deliver value to our users.
This is the fourth and final post in a series about tech-enabled pre-occupancy evaluations, which are opening up a new world of possibilities for AEC. To read more from this series, see our previous 3 posts on how pre-occupancy evaluations can drive higher quality project delivery, reduce waste and rework, and take internal design processes to the next level.
Costly Coordination Errors Demand a Digital Transformation
On average, construction job site errors waste $1 trillion each year. Trying to interpret final 2D construction documents on site of increasingly complex Revit or Navisworks models leads to an abundance of errors, costly rework, and delays.