Creating a virtual reality Milton Keynes

A virtual reality suite could help engineers improve the UK’s transport infrastructure by creating a digital version of Milton Keynes. A government-backed innovation centre in the city, the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), has built the ‘visualisation laboratory’, which includes an omnidirectional treadmill built by Swedish manufacturers Omnifinity. Used in conjunction with VR headsets, this allows users to walk around a virtual version of Milton Keynes constructed by Virtual Viewing, a local design firm. Read more in the full report, published by IT Pro here: http://www.itpro.co.uk/public-sector/25006/transport-catapult-to-launch-...

Date: 
28 Jul 2015

A virtual reality suite could help engineers improve the UK’s transport infrastructure by creating a digital version of Milton Keynes. A government-backed innovation centre in the city, the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), has built the ‘visualisation laboratory’, which includes an omnidirectional treadmill built by Swedish manufacturers Omnifinity. Used in conjunction with VR headsets, this allows users to walk around a virtual version of Milton Keynes constructed by Virtual Viewing, a local design firm. Read more in the full report, published by IT Pro here: http://www.itpro.co.uk/public-sector/25006/transport-catapult-to-launch-...

 
 

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