No Headset? No Problem - Join VR Meetings Without a VR Device in Prospect 2.1

Posted by Leah Kovach on May 8, 2018 3:33:38 PM

Prospect 2.1 has arrived! The features we’ve included bring several updates to the VR experience that will make your client walkthroughs and review sessions even more productive.

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Topics: Announcements, Immersive Review, Multiuser Meetings, Prospect, Tutorials

How To Pack The Perfect VR Kit For On-Site Client Design Reviews

Posted by Leah Kovach on Apr 25, 2018 6:57:40 PM

Communicating your design vision to clients and stakeholders is one of the most crucial moments for your project. Generating interest and excitement is not only what moves things forward, but it helps build solid relationships that can turn into repeat business for your firm.

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Topics: HTC Vive, Immersive Review, Oculus Rift, Tutorials, Walkthrough

7 Ways to Make Your Multiuser Meeting in VR a Success

Posted by Leah Kovach on Feb 27, 2018 11:07:20 AM


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Topics: Immersive Collaboration, Immersive Review, Multiuser Meetings, Prospect, Tutorials

Accurate Daylighting Studies in Prospect via Geolocation

Posted by Sam Al-Mutawa on Feb 5, 2018 3:22:42 PM


Being able to explore and understand your projects spatially is one of the strengths of virtual reality in the AEC industry. What makes the use case even more compelling is the ability to confidently make informed design decisions based on the tools and visuals available. One such tool is Sun Settings in Prospect, which makes use of location data ingrained in your files to produce accurate direct lighting in VR for daylighting studies.

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Topics: Immers, Revit, Rhino, Sketch, Tutorial, Tutorials

How to Flag Revit Elements in Prospect and Review in Revit, Dynamo, and Navisworks

Posted by Ana Garcia Puyol on Dec 6, 2017 11:01:56 AM

Our latest update to Prospect Pro lets users export a list of flagged elements as a CSV file for later review. This feature can help you and your team have more efficient review sessions using your BIM model. Below, we outline the steps to get started and specific workflows for Revit, Dynamo, and Navisworks to VR .

Update as of August 2018: we now have a plugin for Navisworks - click here to learn more.

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Topics: Dynamo, Immersive Review, Inspect Element, Navisworks, Revit, Tutorials, Workflow

New Presentation Tools for Prospect Pro

Posted by Leah Kovach on Nov 8, 2017 5:06:26 PM

Prospect Pro 1.8 is here! This update brings new features into Prospect that will make your VR meetings and presentations more productive.

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Topics: Announcements, Immersive Review, Prospect, Tutorials

Using Virtual Reality for Building Safety and Code Compliance

Posted by Hari Demirev on Oct 10, 2017 5:38:00 PM

We're strong believers in the idea that virtual reality has practical applications across a variety of industries and use cases, and building safety is no exception. The construction industry spends around $10 trillion annually worldwide, with a little over 10% of that amount being spent in the United States. Of that $1 trillion, a whopping $78 billion is wasted on things like rework, defect claims, and disputes, often due to code compliance and safety issues. This waste can be avoided through clearer and more immersive communication using VR.

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Topics: Construction, Events, Immersive Review, Tutorials

How to Document Your In-VR Meeting in 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Ana Garcia Puyol on Sep 27, 2017 12:37:24 PM

Prospect 1.7 contains a new tool that allows you to read the materials and layers of an element while viewing your project in virtual reality. Additionally, we’ve added the ability to mark the object in red (flag it) so that it becomes clear which parts need to be reviewed and fixed in the original design.

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Topics: Announcements, Immersive Review, IrisVR, Prospect, Tutorials, virtual reality

Optimizing Your 3D Model for VR Success

Posted by Brian Russell on Sep 26, 2017 5:01:25 PM

Imagine this: you have an important client meeting tomorrow and your boss is asking for a perfect VR experience to show off your latest trillion square foot project. The computer can barely rotate the model on screen and you don't know if you can view your 3D model in VR. What do you do?

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Topics: Immersive Review, Prospect, Revit, Rhino, SketchUp, Tutorials

Going Green: How We Did Mixed Reality Capture with Prospect

Posted by Tyler Hopf on Sep 5, 2017 1:46:58 PM

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Topics: Immersive Review, Mixed Reality, Oculus Rift, Prospect, Tutorials, virtual reality