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ARC4 Military Augmented Reality Moving from Battlefield to City Sidewalk

Virtual reality has been the hot topic as of late and is the focus for February’s SmartReality Tech of the Month. Technology that used to be a product of fictional movies is making its way into the real world. Scientists at Applied Research Associates (ARA) have been collaborating with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency […]

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SmartReality Update – Version 1

Happy New Year! We’re proud to announce that we’ve officially launched Version 1 of SmartReality. Users will no longer see “Beta” under the logo, but we hope users continue to send us feedback and comments – as we plan to continue monthly updates to the application. Version 1 includes a redesigned Projects menu and a settings […]

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SmartRealityOculus Version 1.3.2 Released

The following updates are now live for all users of the SmartReality virtual reality app for Oculus Rift® headset with Leap Motion controller. If you have these devices, and haven’t tried them with SmartReality yet, you can download the SmartRealityOculus app here. The SmartRealityOculus app has been updated to run: -Unity framework 4.5.5 -Oculus SDK 0.4.3.1 -LEAP Motion […]

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SmartReality Now Available on Oculus VR Share (Beta)

SmartReality, an augmented reality mobile app for construction managers and real estate developers (a product of JBKnowledge, Inc.), is now available on Oculus VR Share (Beta) for all users. SmartReality allows the user to experience virtual reality in construction with a combination of Oculus Rift headset and a Leap Motion Controller, that allows hand motions and depth to be […]

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SmartReality App Updates for Wearable Devices for Construction

Dear Augmented Reality (New or Seasoned) Fanatics, As you may have heard, we recently released Version 0.31 of SmartReality with pinch-to-zoom, the ability to submit your own projects and much more. In addition to upgrades to the mobile app and web portal, we told you about the work our Research & Development team has been […]

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Version 0.31 Released

We have several exciting announcements this month, so let’s get into them! 1) We are proud to announce that all users can now submit and pay for customized projects within the SmartReality web portal. Remember, you must create a free account at secure.smartreality.co to log in to the web portal.  From your dashboard, select “Create New […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Virtual Reality Simulations from PocketCake

Everyday virtual reality is allowing once dormant objects come to life, changing the way businesses and consumers view the world. Development firm, PocketCake, is creating virtual reality simulations using the Oculus Rift for the same price of a typical architectural illustration. This is the next step for BIM technology. Architects and prospective clients can have […]

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Five Ways The Construction Industry Will Benefit From Augmented Reality

Published in Construction Data Company February 13, 2014 By Kendall Jones Augmented reality (AR) is an emerging technology that could have a significant impact on the AEC industry in the coming years. Augmented reality is the enhancement of real-world environments by overlaying virtual data, images, etc. onto a physical space. If you’ve ever watched a football […]

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Augmented Reality Shows Promise, But Has a Long Way to Go

Published on Construction Executive February 5, 2014 By Judy Schriener Augmented reality is cool, but what about the practicality of it for the construction industry? What are the benefits, and which ones could be realized first? What are the problems and challenges it is trying to solve? These are some of the questions that need […]

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