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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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Reaction Video: Oculus Rift at Autodesk University – Manufacturing, Medical, Military, Architecture and Real Estate Development

We’re back from Autodesk University in Vegas, where we had the opportunity to show some of our latest Oculus Rift projects to the AEC crowd there.   Wow, was that ever fun!  Exhibiting can be a boring, exhausting experience, but not with the Rift!  From beginning to end, it never gets old watching people experience […]

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Villa Tugenhdat, by Mies van der Rohe: Realtime 3D virtual tour published to Flash with Unity3D

Check out this realtime virtual tour of Villa Tugenhdat, by famed architect Mies van der Rohe, build published to Flash with Unity3D.

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$85 million Rutgers School of Business recreated virtually with Unity3D game engine

Check out this virtual preview of the new $85 million Rutgers School of Businesses, designed by Ten Arquitectos and replicated with the Unity3D game engine.

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3D mesh imports now (finally!) possible in Second Life! No, seriously… I have screenshots to prove it.

This long awaited ‘holy grail’ feature in Second Life has now finally arrived! The subject of numerous false starts, April fool’s jokes, and much controversy – it is now possible to import 3D models directly into Second Life.

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Video Tutorial: How to Import Revit into Unity3D

This tutorial provides an overview of the process involved with importing architectural models into Unity3d.  In this case, we’re using Revit Architecture 2009, but the process is relatively universal, and can be applied to just about any architectural CAD or BIM software.  After importing your model, try out our Architectural Beginner’s Kit, which enables you […]

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Construction of aLoft’s flagship hotels, first prototyped in Second Life, now complete

The headline-grabbing aLoft Hotel project, first prototyped in Second Life before construction started, can now be visited in the real world (and has been open for quite some time now).  Starwood Hotels was the first to take their hotel’s architectural concept into the virtual world via Electric Sheep, and even used the virtual prototype to […]

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Video demo of 3D Mesh import, diffusion lighting, and the newly improved Second Life viewer

Here is a video, uploaded by HVXSilverstar, showing Tom Hale’s demo at SLCC 09 of mesh import and diffusion (reflective) lighting. And here is a sneak peek at the new viewer: More to come!  Many thanks to HVXSilverstar for making these videos available.

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The Grand Opening of the Frank Lloyd Wright Museum in Second Life

Just got this invite, and thought I’d pass it along! The Grand Opening of the Frank Lloyd Wright Museum in Second Life will be held on Saturday, July 25 from 1:00 SLT into the evening and Sunday, July 26 from 1:00 to 4:00 SLT.  There will also be a Museum Members Only party on Friday, […]

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Drumroll please… realXtend + OpenSim = Importing of Proper 3D Models

I’m not a techie guy, but I know what ‘import proper 3D models’ means, and I know what a tremendous impact it will have on our industry and beyond. We’ve heard about emulator plug-ins that enable SL-like models (built within the same limitations) to be imported.. We’ve seen sculpties… But it still isn’t the fluid […]

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