1. SIM/VR

SIM/VR

Viz/Sim, visual simulation, or simply virtual reality is a group of technologies to bring virtual, 3D models to life. This technology has enabled virtual prototyping & virtual design reviews. It supports research in man-machine interfaces, training for personnel, and remote guidance & piloting of systems in hazardous industrial environments.

General introduction to VR

Discover what VR is today, who might need it, and who are the solution providers. The experiences recounted will should help lead to successful VR implementations.

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Simulation Products

Simulation is critical to design. Everything which is designed, built, and manufactured in this world can be improved through simulation. Simulation can be a competitiv…

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Diota delivers industrial performance for Augmented Reality

Sure, augmented reality (A/R) is great for field service and support. It s also an amazingly productive tool for engineering, prototyping, manufacturing, sales, and mar…

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JPR press conference and panel discussion at LAVAL VIRTUAL

Laval Virtual is one of the longest running, and most successful virtual reality conferences in the world. JPR is excited to announce our participation at Laval, and we…

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KeyShot update streamlines material creation

The popular tool for commercial visualization features new tools for editing interiors and creating complex materials.

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How Architecture Graduates are Animating the Film Industry

After spending five-figure sums on their education, you might think that architectural students would, at the very least, continue in the architectural profession. Howe…

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Ray Tracing with Embree Kernels using Intel Xeon Phi

Ray tracing is a well understood algorithm and many applications exist to implement it. A synthetic scene can be generated using known properties of light and materials…

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Dassault integrates RTT DNA : 3DXCITE is firmly entrenched in the 3D Experience Platform

One and a half years after the announced intention to acquire RTT, Dassault Systèmes has fully integrated the RTT DNA into the company... Which company has been transfo…

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AMD unveils FireRender for 3ds Max

AMD has unveiled the 3ds Max version of FireRender, its OpenCL-based GPU renderer, at Siggraph 2015.

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NVIDIA focuses on physically-based rendering solutions at Siggraph 2015, unveils NVIDIA DESIGNWORKS

If designers and engineers are always able to produce physically accurate realistic images from their designs, the process of design changes. NVIDIA wants to enable Phy…

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SIGGRAPH 2015 is coming soon to Los Angeles, and we'd like you to join us for lunch

Please join us for our 15th annual JPR Siggraph Luncheon on August 12th at the LA Live Marriott, a short walk from the Convention Center.

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Hoops Exchange adds Parasolid integration

Native support allows software using Exchange to import models without translation.

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V-Ray for 3ds Max update supports Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear

The update also enhances GPU ray tracing and volume rendering.

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Can Virtual Reality help Optimize Product Engineering, Manufacturing and Operations?

Adding Virtual Reality (VR) to your CAE solution set may be a logical next step in your product realization process. Unlike FEA and CFD results visualisation capabiliti…

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Autodesk acquires Lagoa for cloud visualization platform

For the second time Autodesk has turned to Brazilian Thiago Costa to jumpstart its visualization.

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Architecture emerges as early market segment for virtual reality

Several small companies are seeking a niche; many look to Oculus Rift as the game-changer.

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Xsens redesigns motion capture line, drops price

Tougher wearable products and updated software, yet price drops 75%. Fairchild Semiconductor’s Xsens division today releases a new version of its motion capture line fo…

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Luxion Releases New Version 3D Rendering and Animation Software

Luxion an advanced 3D Rendering, lighting and animation software vendor, has released KeyShot 5.1, latest version of its flagship product, KeyShot.

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Virtence GmbH takes virtual prototyping beyond visualization

Today, virtual prototyping is fundamental to the design and engineering process. Virtual prototyping entails looking at a design, virtually built, in every aspect. That…

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Design Review using virtual prototyping and real-time 3D stereo visualization

Digital prototyping of complex engineering and architecture projects is becoming more common. Throughout the design phase, teams come together to review their work. 3D …