ACTIVECURVE & VISIONARY RENDER TO POWER TEACHING AND RESEARCH AT ICoM, HANNOVER

WHEN Civil Engineer, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katharina Klemt-Albert headed up the Institute of Construction Management and Digital Engineering (ICoM) two years ago, she was determined to emphasise the digital engineering element of the Institute’s remit. Having enjoyed a career encompassing different top-management positions at Deutsche Bahn AG and having been additionally a CTO of an international … Continued

AMRC Case Study

The AMRC and Virtalis have informally collaborated on various projects over almost a decade. Much of what the AMRC tries to achieve is to attempt to find simple ways to reduce waste and cost and to speed up processes to give the businesses it works with a competitive advantage.  The AMRC are using Visionary Render … Continued

Virtalis Refresh for Zuse Institute, Berlin

When the Zuse Institute’s decade old Virtual Reality (VR) suite, the Studio da Vinci, was ready for an upgrade, it was to VR specialist company, Virtalis, that the academics turned. Zuse Institute’s 10 metre, curved screen with conical geometry presented a challenge, as it is effectively divided into three separate sections, each requiring two new … Continued

Ron Dearing UTC Invests in Virtalis VR

Less than a term old, the Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC) in Hull has just invested in a range of VR technology from Virtalis. Vice-Principal, Steve Willacy commented: “VR is a key technology for us and these systems have been paid for by Green Port Hull – our regional growth fund.  The fund works … Continued

VR Radiotherapy Teaching at The University of Applied Sciences, Vienna

A combination of a Virtalis ActiveWall and Virtual Environment Radiotherapy Training (VERT) software is enabling radiotherapy treatments to be taught using VR technology, completely eliminating both time pressure and danger to patients. Already in use at leading teaching hospitals across the world, most especially in the UK, the latest institution to take delivery of a … Continued

Virtalis Creates Emergency Medicine ActiveCurve at University of Duisburg-Essen

Virtalis has designed and installed a 270o ActiveCurve, based on six LED single chip projectors to help in the teaching of Emergency Medicine at the University of Duisburg-Essen.  This non-stereo ActiveCurve fosters an enormous sense of immersion as it displays images at a real-life 1:1 scale and wraps round the users. Andreas Fidrich, the tutor … Continued

Virtalis Partners With The University Of Liverpool

Virtalis has partnered with the Virtual Engineering Centre, (VEC) the University of Liverpool’s digital innovation centre in London to create a 4k ActiveWall and adjacent ActiveDesk facility within the University’s Finsbury Square campus. “Our links to the University of Liverpool, both within its Engineering Department and through the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) at Daresbury, stretch … Continued

Edge Hill’s New Tech Hub Will Boast First 4K ActiveCube

Edge Hill University is set to unveil its Virtalis ActiveCube, the first 4k “CAVE” in the UK, on 19th October. The state-of-the-art, multi-walled Virtual Reality (VR) Suite is a key element within the University’s new £13 million Technology Hub. The Tech Hub will be officially opened by entrepreneur and former Chairman, President and CEO of … Continued

Sheffield University’s Diamond Features a Virtalis VR Suite

The University of Sheffield’s state-of-the-art £81 million Diamond building which features 19 specialist engineering labs for teaching, has recently taken delivery of Virtalis Virtual Reality (VR) systems and software. In addition, Virtalis has become a technological partner of the University in the rapidly changing world of VR. “We’ve had queues out of the door at … Continued

Utrecht University Experiences The Haptic Horse

One of the largest veterinary schools in the world, Utrecht University, has recently installed Haptic Horse from Virtalis. Dr Mathijs Theelen, assistant professor in equine internal medicine, commented: “Our combined Haptic Horse and Cow was installed in April and we have already integrated these into our teaching schedule as part of our Pre-Clinical Week.  All … Continued