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Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)



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Enter the Holodeck: Designing in a Virtual World
The gaming industry has long been big business, but thanks to virtual reality technology, it is now taking us where no one has gone before. Are product design and manufacturing the next frontier?
Mobile AR/VR apps tackle lighter workloads and offer social interaction.

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Special Technology Focus: Designing with Augmented/Virtual Reality
Read about the latest developments in AR/VR-related design techniques and technologies.


3D Model Demand From Manufacturers Showcases CAD To Poly 3D/AR Technology
Signs multiple deals for its CAD-poly solutions
The Future of Design
DE readers provide a glimpse of their technology usage in our annual survey.
Proceed With Optimism
Our readers and the technology providers in the engineering market have continued building on the opportunities that emerged in the past year to explore new ways to collaborate.
Gravity Sketch Makes 3D Remote Collaboration Possible
Gravity Sketch launches LandingPad Collab, enabling designers and their teams to collaborate at scale in 3D from the start of the creative process, from anywhere in the world.
AWE 2021: Haptic Devices and Training Apps Hint at AR’s Future
Augmented World Expo welcomes in-person attendees. Haptic devices and training applications offer clues to Augmented Reality's future in entertainment and enterprise use.
Enter the Holodeck: Designing in a Virtual World
The gaming industry has long been big business, but thanks to virtual reality technology, it is now taking us where no one has gone before. Are product design and manufacturing the next frontier?
Special Technology Focus: Designing with Augmented/Virtual Reality
Read about the latest developments in AR/VR-related design techniques and technologies.
Headset-Optional AR/VR
Mobile AR/VR apps tackle lighter workloads and offer social interaction.
Editor’s Pick: Direct conversion of CAD into AR/VR-ready meshes
Nextech AR Solutions CAD-to-POLY conversion solution is now being offered to CAD vendors and existing Nextech customers.
Our New Reality: The Rise of AR and VR
AR and VR present many opportunities and challenges to help users engage and transform processes and products at the center of today’s engineering climate.
AR Spending to Surpass $48.6 Billion by 2025
IDC report outlines how augmented reality is transforming remote work.
Nextech AR Launches CAD-to-3D Technology
This technology is built to reduce costs and accelerate the CAD conversion process across industries, the company says.
Opportunities in Augmented Reality Expected to Explode in Future
Lux Research foresees advancements that will drive smart glasses adoption in about 2 years and fully immersive AR glasses in about 5 years.
Body Painters and Test Drivers Wanted in Mixed Reality
Training and design review fuel use of AR/VR in automotive.
EON Reality Launches New Research Grant Program
AR-VR Training and Education Company EON Reality Wants to Promote Research in Universities and Schools



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