Tag Archive for: augmented reality

13 Predictions for 2013

I generally tend to be bullish on the future of virtual technologies, but I just don’t see 2013 being a big year for this industry.  I think we will likely see more of the same across the board.  That doesn’t necessarily mean it will be a bad year for developers, it just won’t be a […]

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2012 Prediction Results

I think I can build a strong case that I got 10 out of 12 accurate this year. Let’s see how it played out:

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Realtime Cities Initiative: Virtual Dubuque

Introducing Virtual Dubuque, a premiere development of our new Virtual Cities initiative. This new community resource will provide free and easy to access windows into interactive, customizable 3D models of cities.

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12 Arch Virtual Predictions for 2012

Thoughts and predictions around our newly emerging app-etite, new shiny things, HMD, AR and.. what’s in a name?

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Results of Arch Virtual’s 2011 New Year’s Predictions: 7 out of 11

I didn’t do too bad on last year’s predictions (read the full post here).

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Photosynth as a free building-scale 3D scanner?

Following yesterday’s post about urban models generated from point clouds, I noticed this post on Digital Urban about the possibility of using Microsoft’s Photosynth as a way of capturing these point clouds (in this camporting those clouds as full 3D models. The above video (be sure to watch it through the ‘import’ scene!) demonstrates that […]

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Interactive-scale and fully up-to-date models of the whole world

My faith in ‘the convergence’ was re-affirmed by Cory Ondrejka’s recent commentary on this video in his excellent collapsing geography blog. It’s easy to forget, and often difficult to visualize, what these newly emerging (and converging) technologies will bring in both the near and distant futures. In the meantime, it’s exciting to see progress, fun […]

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LiDAR Generated Sculpties

Darb Dabney is a veritable whirlwind of energy when it comes to mirroring Berkeley, California in a virtual environment.  If avatars ever walk the streets of virtual Berkeley, there will be a gleeful Darb showing it off and giving tours!  I am increasingly confident that it won’t be long before he achieves this dream.  His […]

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