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Wrap 1200VR

Heads up screen - some with VR attachment for display and head tracking.
Wrap 1200VR

BiDi Screen from MIT Media Lab (Bidirectional Screen) - YouTube#at=272#!

Catching up on 3d interfaces - this from 2009- bidirectional concept for LCD screens.
BiDi Screen from MIT Media Lab (Bidirectional Screen) - YouTube#at=272#!

Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2011 - Weather Files - YouTube

Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2011 - Weather Files - YouTube

Importing Department of energy files in Autodesk Ecotect

BIM says bam to blueprints - Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

BIM says bam to blueprints - Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

BIM says bam to blueprints

Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal by David Goll, Reporter Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011, 10:52pm PDT - Last Modified: Friday, November 4, 2011, 10:59am PDT

BIM, building information modeling, is nudging aside blueprints in the industry.



David Goll
Reporter - Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal
BIM is brimming with potential. Computer software that allows architectural firms and construction companies to engage in virtual design and construction activities yields big reductions in costs and building schedules.

After spending $450,000 to jump into the BIM revolution several years ago, officials of Blach Construction Co. in Santa Clara realized there was a distinct shortage of prospective employees being trained in this specialty. Purdue University in Indiana and California State University, Chico were among a small handful of schools with BIM courses. So they approached former …

TODAYonline | Business | S$6m BIM fund benefits more than 100 local firms

TODAYonline Business S$6m BIM fund benefits more than 100 local firms

S$6m BIM fund benefits more than 100 local firms
04:45 AM Nov 10, 2011

SINGAPORE - More than 100 local firms, including about 30 engineering consultants, have received support through a S$6 million fund set up to promote building information modelling (BIM) in the construction industry. Speaking at the Professionals Engineers Board Day of Dedication yesterday, Minister of State for Trade and Industry and National Development Lee Yi Shyan revealed that S$4.2 million, or about 70 per cent, of the fund has been committed.The BIM fund is part of a larger S$250 million Construction Productivity and Capability Fund and was set up by the Government to ease the transition from two-dimensional computer-aided design to three-dimensional modelling technology. The BIM fund covers costs on training, consultancy, software and hardware.Referring to the Addendum to the President's Address last month in Parliament, Mr Lee reiterate…