News tagged with virtual model

Virtual models to make cities greener

Making a city or district energy smart is, first and foremost, an exercise in good planning. However, such green planning tools are still in their infancy. The trouble is that every city is different, every district unique. ...

dateJan 30, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Researchers develop 3-D reconstruction software

Researchers have designed a program to generate 3D imagery from the projection and digitization of binary data that allows reconstruction of various objects in order to reproduce parts of classic automobiles, prehispanic ...

dateJan 05, 2015 in Software
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Training in the virtual world

3D visualization software makes it possible for users to immerse themselves in a virtual model of a facility. In-depth training sessions prepare technicians for future challenges.

dateNov 13, 2014 in Engineering
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Health screening for industrial machines

Germany's Industry 4.0 initiative aims to develop industrial machinery with built-in intelligence based on smart self-monitoring functions. Researchers have now come a step closer to the ideal of a self-maintaining machine. ...

dateNov 04, 2014 in Engineering
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Virtual-reality goggles go beyond gaming

The $300 goggles that Irvine, Calif.-based Oculus VR began shipping to software developers in March deliver a glimpse of a futuristic technology that's been long awaited by video gamers. They allow a player to step inside ...

dateOct 30, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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