Realizing the Imaginable: A Conversation With vCAD Founder Dr. Lee Martin

Posted by Barbera Bushong • Jun 25, 2017 3:02:31 PM

The resume of Dr. Lee Martin is an impressive one: successful entrepreneur, recipient of many prestigious awards, holder of 20 patents, published author, accomplished academic with several engineering degrees, director of the engineering entrepreneurship program at University of Tennessee, board member, and now founder of vCAD. 

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5 Ways vCAD Helps Win The Client

Posted by Barbera Bushong • Jun 22, 2017 7:29:20 PM

vCAD lets you and your clients experience designs before they are built – we call this pre-reality! The experience this tool provides elevates the designer-client relationship by improving understanding, communication, clarity, trust, and transparency (just to name a few). As a result, you reach desired goals and project outcomes more easily and efficiently, and everyone is happier. 

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The Ultimate VR Collaboration Tool

Posted by Barbera Bushong • Jun 18, 2017 6:27:56 PM

Virtual reality is a very engaging and immersive experience - often limited to the person wearing the headset. Not the case with vCAD ScreenShare (formerly spectator mode).

This functionality allows users to share what they are viewing with a wider audience. vCAD users can turn their phone into a powerful presentation remote control by broadcasting their mobile view. How is this beneficial? 

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Real Estate Developers: Make the Sale Before the Build

Posted by Barbera Bushong • Jun 18, 2017 11:37:20 AM

Those in real estate development know that there are great risks and great rewards in the industry. You have identified an ideal property investment before others, which has its challenges. How do you sell a development that has not yet been built? How do you convince prospective customers to buy from looking at a design only?  

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Jon Huber: Bringing Ideas Out Of The Garage to Market

Posted by Barbera Bushong • Jun 11, 2017 6:11:07 PM

A personal perspective of the vCAD team: everyone is incredibly smart, has kind southern charm, and cares greatly about the product and users. That’s why we believe it’s important for you to know this team and have insight into the people behind the app. 

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VR and 3D: Important Tools to Help Architects

Posted by Barbera Bushong • Jun 6, 2017 1:44:27 PM

“It helps our clients to understand – spatially, exactly what we are trying to accomplish. vCAD really helps them to see right off; it puts them IN the space and it lets them know what feels right and what does not. It gives everyone a better understanding of scale – a feeling for ceiling height and for the general size of the space.”

     - Benji Armstrong, Johnson Architecture

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Explore 3D Designs with Continuous Walkthrough

Posted by Barbera Bushong • Jun 5, 2017 4:25:43 PM

The tools are in place for professionals to turn their ideas into a tangible, immersive experience. Virtual walkthrough software and 3D interactive walkthrough software allows users to step into designs and move about however they wish. This allows the creators and clients to interact with the many elements of a model to truly see and understand the project.

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A New Solution for VR Motion Sickness

Posted by Barbera Bushong • May 25, 2017 6:07:48 PM

Virtual Reality can be an amazing, immersive, and interactive 3D experience -- with one unfortunate side effect: motion sickness. 80% of VR users experience these upsetting symptoms (think headaches, nausea, vomiting, instability, and disorientation) and may understandably be deterred from putting that VR headset back on.

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VR Options for Professionals

Posted by Barbera Bushong • May 25, 2017 6:06:54 PM

As more companies that utilize virtual reality hit the scene, it can be a challenge to understand which one is best for your needs. Rest assured, we are here to help. We have rounded up several services that aid VR users for professional purposes, and broke it down for you below.

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VR 101: What is Virtual Reality

Posted by Barbera Bushong • May 25, 2017 6:05:59 PM

VR places a person inside a 3D computer simulated environment, and allows them to explore and interact with that world. Users can experience activities, places and scenarios that don’t exist or are too far away to visit firsthand. The best part? As one explores this new setting, it feels like you are really there! VR technology has advanced considerably to make it feel very convincing for the person immersed in that space.

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