The global civil engineering and infrastructure giant AECOM recently announced that it has signed an MOU with Mushroom VR, a subsidiary of Super 78, the theme park entertainment design and multimedia studio. The companies will jointly develop a collaborative virtual reality platform that intends to transform the theme park visualization and design processes. They hope their partnership will catalyze innovation in their creative processes and enhance the quality and effectiveness of theme park project planning, which can be quite complex.Read More
Category: Virtual Reality
The construction software startup Grit Virtual is using virtual reality models that are crowdsourced from labor in the project trenches to better plan construction schedules and prioritize labor workflows in the field.Read More
The companies have signed a long-term MOU that will use HTC’s Vive Focus virtual reality platform to provide designers and builders with an immersive visualization tool they can use during project planning, design, and construction.Read More
Edmonton-based virtual reality construction equipment trainer Serious Labs has closed a $6.4M round of Series A funding from, among others, the Bechtel-backed firm Brick & Mortar Ventures; among other VR solutions, Serious Labs offers 13 hours of training for construction cranes.Read More
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