Higher Quality Project Delivery with Pre-Occupancy Evaluations in VR

Posted by Sam Al-Mutawa on Nov 19, 2020

This is the first in a series about tech-enabled pre-occupancy evaluations, opening up a new world of possibilities for AEC.

Using BIM to Bridge the 2D Communication Gap

As long as there’s been built environments, there has been a communication gap between designers and builders, and those who use and maintain them after. This gap often happens because things get lost in translation when looking at 2D plans and renderings representing 3D models, something that requires a great deal of spatial thinking.

There are always looming possibilities of change orders and rework during the building and construction administration phases, which can quickly cut into ever-narrowing profit margins. This is before you consider that, even with meticulous planning, research, interviews, and change orders completed on site, it’s often not until after a space is built and occupied for some time that more major issues and inefficiencies become apparent.

You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledgehammer on the construction site

- Frank Lloyd Wright

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AR/VR Technology Heats Up in 2020 with $2 Billion+ in Funding and M&A

Posted by IrisVR on Nov 17, 2020

2020 has been a year. Despite shutdowns and other pandemic-induced changes, the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) space has seen tremendous growth. How industries work has shifted dramatically in 2020, with newly remote workforces demanding better tools and technology to stay productive and new pressures placed on old industries to rise to the needs and challenges of a COVID response efforts around the world. Few industries have experienced this as much as the built world. While the digital transformation of the AEC industries was already on the horizon, it has been dramatically accelerated in 2020. AR/VR - both hardware and software - is the answer to many companies’ sudden need for cutting edge technology to stay competitive in a fast-changing world.

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Unlock the BIM Advantage with Revit + Prospect by IrisVR

Posted by Sam Al-Mutawa on Nov 12, 2020

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How Gilbane Built Pandemic-Proof, Tech-Enabled VDC Processes with IrisVR

Posted by IrisVR on Nov 10, 2020

As an architect, IrisVR Founder & CEO Shane Scranton saw the potential that early virtual reality technology had for the built world. Fast forward to today, the IrisVR team partners with leading AEC companies around the world, like Gilbane, making game-changing immersive technology simple for enterprise AEC.

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IrisVR & Gilbane Discuss How to Manage Transformational Tech for VDC Builders

Posted by IrisVR on Nov 3, 2020

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IrisVR Unveils the Only Enterprise VR Collaboration Solution to Enable Headset-free AEC Teams

Posted by IrisVR on Oct 29, 2020

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Tech+ Virtual 2020: Digital Transformation & Rising Complexity in AEC

Posted by Maurice van Swaaij on Oct 27, 2020
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Virtual Reality & the Future of the Built World: IrisVR CEO Shane Scranton on the TRXL Podcast

Posted by IrisVR on Oct 22, 2020

Virtual reality has been talked about for ages now, mostly in the context of gaming. It’s become synonymous with “the future” by taking on a life of its own in futuristic sci-fi movies and art, making it feel like a bit of a stretch in this reality. It’s not. It’s happening right now. Yes, VR gaming is a thing, but also, and more significantly, virtual reality is transforming the industries that build our physical reality.

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How to Control the Chaos: Must-Have ‘Work from Home’ Tech for AEC

Posted by IrisVR on Oct 20, 2020

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Microsoft ‘Work from Home’ Announcement Signals Enterprise Remote Work Trend

Posted by IrisVR on Oct 15, 2020

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