With the dawn of the age of alternative reality experiences - whether virtual, augmented or a mix of the two - technological advances are ushering in a new, hyperreality. What tools will we use to create these experiences? What format will we experience them in? And what are the trends that will shape how they develop?
A hyperreal history: the evolution of hyperreality
We’ve discussed ‘hyperreality’ in previous articles but, while the technology enabling it is new, the word itself isn’t.
Augmenting reality in the AEC industries
Looking at how design visualization and virtual reality (VR) is beginning to transform the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC).
From dystopia to utopia: the new hyperreality
Hyperreality – where human consciousness can’t distinguish ‘real’ reality from a manufactured version – is already disrupting video gaming and the film industry. But technological developments could impact scores of other industries, too.
How design visualisation and VR will transform the AEC industries
For AEC industries bringing your ideas to life through 2D or 3D computer-generated renders can be a powerful tool.
Hyperreality: the new trend you need to be ready for
Jon Wadelton explores how VR will evolve to a point where physical and virtual realities appear to merge, giving rise to a new, hyperreality.
Human anatomy and limited technology: the barriers to truly immersive VR
Virtual reality is on the verge of mainstream adoption, but we're a long way off experiences realistic enough to be indistinguishable from real life. So how can we create genuinely convincing, immersive VR?