If you’re and architect, engineer, product designer, or some other creative professional, I don’t need to explain the advantages of a meeting which enables stakeholders to collaborate in real time from all parts of the world--without traveling to a specific location. Participants discuss and indicate actual elements of a scale model, zoom in closer, and even go full-size where each can virtually move inside the entire space.  

Intrigued? You should be.

The technology is a VR platform available from our partners at NVIDIA, it’s called Holodeck, and it’s incredible. At SOLIDWORKS World 2019, I met with NVIDIA Senior Product Manager/Professional Visualization Peter Pang who explained Holodeck, the SOLIDWORKS to Holodeck workflow, and then demonstrated the technology using the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) renovation project. This historic restoration, featuring one of the world’s premier observatories, relies on Holodeck, as well as our GoBOXX mobile workstations.

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