Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)
We round-up articles looking at Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).
Building on the pioneering development of virtual and augmented reality applications which were put to use on Crossrail’s construction sites, a consortium led by visualisation expert Soluis Group has now secured £1m in funding from the Government’s Innovate UK programme to help it roll out its wearable AR technology to the wider industry.
Breakthroughs in virtual and augmented reality technology are expected to change the worksites of the future. Research scientist George Quezada muses on the construction jobs of tomorrow...
Research by AXA reveals that a new generation of tradesmen and women is arising. Far from being short on skills, these younger people are bringing a greater diversity of backgrounds and talents to the building trade.