ActiveMove CVR from Virtalis integrates a Head-Mounted Display (HMD) with VR-ready laptop and peripherals within a rugged case to deliver a turnkey VR solution in a box.
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
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
Virtalis’ ActiveWall at the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC), Sci-Tech- Daresbury, proved to be such a draw to University of Liverpool students and academics that they were keen to have their own Virtual Reality (VR) suite. Virtalis has recently installed an ActiveMove and Visionary Render software in the new VEC@Liverpool facility, which sits within the Harrison … Continued
Virtalis’ new ActiveWorks Virtual Reality (VR) shutter glasses offer several advances over their predecessors. Virtalis technical director, Andrew Connell, used his years of experience to create a feature list for the new glasses, which are for non-tracked spectators of the virtual 3D scene. He explained: “These glasses are not fully enclosed, so you can switch … Continued
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Virtalis has worked in partnership with the AMRC and NAMRC for some years now, Virtalis has been a sponsor of AMRC since 2006 and is also involved in all AMRC projects involving a simulation element. AMRC is a collaboration between world-leaders in the aerospace supply chain, key government offices and international academic institutions. The AMRC … Continued
Virtual Reality is now a valuable tool throughout the product lifecycle. Operations teams can review virtual prototypes to highlight engineering issues earlier, to better understand the human factors implications and to be able to train production line staff to get it right first time. This improves product build quality and reduces errors and levels of … Continued
Tim Williams-Wood (Manufacturing Technology Programme Manager, Virtual Manufacturing at Rolls Royce) talks about how Rolls Royce has incorporated VR and advanced visualisation into key business practices such as engineering design, factory design, product development and maintenance.
The AMRC and Virtalis have 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. Virtalis ActiveWorks systems and VR have … Continued
BAE Systems is using virtual reality so engineers can ‘walk’ through ships before they even get off the drawing board.