BIMForum Webinar Reviewed by SmartBrief
By: Jennifer Hicks
“Star Trek-like construction technology”
Imagine yet another meeting to discuss the new building you’ve been hired to design or construct. But, instead of just sitting around looking at 2D plans and trying to “see” what it will look like, you all take out your tablet or smartphone. You fire up an application, point the camera at the plan and immediately are able to visualize a3D building information model of what the building – or building component — looks like from your perspective.
Augmented reality construction technology
Move the camera around a bit to look at the roof or through the windows. Strip off the cladding and see the structural steel, the heating and ventilation conduits and then decide the best locations to run the networking cables to avoid clashes. And do it all from the comfort of a climate controlled room instead of the dusty plot of land where the building will be.
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