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Arch Virtual in the news! Facebook + Oculus Rift and a big win for non-game VR applications

We had the opportunity to share those views with C|NET, Wired, The Street, The Wire and Yahoo! News, thanks to some quick thinking by Wonacott Communications. Very few of the reporters we spoke with could believe just how many non-game applications we’ve completed since the prototype developer kit was released last year.

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[Paid Positions] Looking for Demo / Sales Partners

Arch Virtual is looking for Oculus Rift demo partners.   The specific focus of these demo partnership will be real-time architectural visualization with the Oculus Rift. We prefer candidates with any of the following qualifications.  Please note: these are not requirements, only preferred qualifications: Experience or interest in Oculus Rift Anyone who already owns a Rift […]

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Arch Virtual is Hiring! Sales, Architectural Modeling and Prop Asset Development

Arch Virtual is looking for help in several areas.  If you’re interested, please contact us at info (at) archvirtual (dot) com. SALES AND MARKETING / ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT We are looking for a dedicated sales and marketing professional to assist with Develop new business opportunities Help develop and implement strategic sales plans Facilitate client requirements meetings […]

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Virtual reality set to transform real estate development marketing

The building site is vacant, and construction hasn’t started yet, but thanks to Panoptic Taris’ new virtual reality experiences you can step inside the new building as if it were already built.

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BIM Goes Virtual: Oculus Rift and virtual reality take architectural visualization to the next level

Almost three decades before Building Information Modeling (BIM) would go mainstream, the term “Virtual Building” was used in the earliest implementation of BIM through Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD debut in 1987. Since then, the concept hasn’t changed, but visualization technology has advanced to the point where designers, engineers, contractors, and building owners can become so immersed in the virtual building model that they feel as if they’re actually there. Technologies like the Unity3D game engine and the new $300 Oculus Rift virtual reality headset are making it possible.

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[Oculus Rift Download] Virtual Pavilion

Here’s another quick VR sketch we did for Oculus Rift, a hypothetical concept for a pavilion, exhibit, gathering or virtual gallery space. Be sure to have your headphones on! Oculus Rift build for PC: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5720342/Arch-Virtual-Partical-Pavilion-PC.zip Rift build for Mac: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5720342/Arch-Virtual-Partical-Pavilion-MAC.zip

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[Oculus Rift Download] Sketch Concept: Animated Particle Architecture

Here’s a quick VR sketch we did for Oculus Rift, tinkering with animated particles.  Be sure to have your headphones on! PC download: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5720342/Arch-Virtual-Sketch-Concept-2.zip Mac download: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5720342/Arch-Virtual-Sketch-Concept-2-MAC.app.zip  

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Revit in Virtual Reality! Visit us at Autodesk University

Here is a short video trailer showing some of the Oculus Rifts projects we’re demoing at Autodesk University. If you’re at AU this year, be sure to stop by the ‘Gallery section in the back left area of the exhibit hall.  We have several Revit models to explore in the Oculus Rift! Oculus is also […]

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25% Off Real-Time Architectural Apps and Free Project Upgrades to Oculus Rift App with Quick Link Dashboard Interface

The next 3 new clients who hire Arch Virtual to create a real-time application of their architectural project will receive the service at a 25% off discounted rate. Additionally, every new project through the end of the year will receive a free upgrade to an additional Oculus Rift compatible application.

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11 Quick Oculus Rift Development Tips for Architectural Visualization

These are just a few areas we’ve discovered to be opportunities we need to continue working on while developing architectural visualization projects for the Oculus Rift.

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