Australian Highway Project Aided by Forum8AZ Iterative Design Approach

Roads and Maritime Services of New South Wales worked with Forum8AZ to develop iterations of a highway alignment near the town of Berry. Changes to the alignment location as well as features like a noise barrier and highway landscaping were based on an ongoing dialogue with nearby residents. At key points in the highway design […] Read more »

ITS World Congress 2011

Forum8AZ will be attending this year’s Intelligent Transportation Society’s world congress, a gathering of innovative transportation engineering firms from around the world. Forum8′s exhibit will feature our latest driving simulation technology and virtual reality software. The ITS World Congress will take place October 16-20 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. For more […] Read more »

Valley of the Sunflowers

A large parcel of vacant land in Phoenix’s urban core will soon be transformed into a vibrant garden and a source of local bio fuel. Valley of the Sunflowers is a collaborative effort between downtown Phoenix’s Adaptive Reuse of Temporary Space project (ARTS), Intel, the Phoenix Bio Science High School, and dozens of volunteers. The […] Read more »

Forum8AZ to Showcase at ITS AZ 2011 Conference

Forum8AZ will be exhibiting real-time transportation and design technologies at this year’s Intelligent Transportation Society of Arizona’s 18th Annual Conference. The event will take place on September 29, 2011 at the Mesa Convention Center in Mesa, Arizona. Please swing by our exhibit! More information about ITS AZ and the 2011 conference is available HERE Read more »

World16 2011 Summer Workshop in Italy

Forum8′s World16 project is a global research group working to develop innovative virtual reality technologies in architecture, civil engineering, driving simulation, urban design, construction, and a variety of other fields. Researchers are based at universities around the world and use Forum8′s virtual reality software UC-win/Road as a common platform to share and present their research. […] Read more »

Virtual Design World Cup 2011

Forum8 Japan is hosting the world’s first ever international student competition utilizing Building Information Models (BIM) and Virtual Reality (VR) technology to complete a design challenge. The theme of the first annual competition is “Shibuya Bridge”, an innovative look at how Tokyo’s famous intersection could be re-imagined using these CAD technologies. Participate for your chance […] Read more »

International VR Projects Using UC-win/Road

Forum8 AZ provides design consultation services and is a licensed distributor of  the virtual reality (VR) environment UC-win/Road. This software is used globally for visualizing urban environments, managing construction projects, simulating traffic and mass transit systems, and a variety of other civil engineering, architectural, and urban design projects. Here is a glimpse of how some […] Read more »

Forum8 AZ at North America Auto Testing Expo 2010

Forum8 AZ will be exhibiting the linkage of its visualization software UC-win/Road with SensoDrive force-feedback steering wheel hardware and CarSim’s comprehensive vehicle dynamics software. The combination of these technologies allows for a visually rich virtual driving experience using industry-leading hardware and software packages. See More at the conference website. Read more »

Forum8 AZ Showcase at Transportation Events

Forum8 AZ is spreading knowledge of its innovative transportation/civil engineering visualization software and production pipeline at Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and other related events around the country. The following are the two most recent events featuring Forum8 AZ and Forum 8 products and services: Fall Transportation Conference (FTC) 2010 – […] Read more »

World16 VR Research Blog

Forum8 AZ manages a worldwide working group of VR researchers called World16. Researchers represent Universities from around the world, including Osaka University, University of Pisa, Harvard, Georgia Tech, University of California Santa Barbara, Arizona State University, University of Bahrain, and Zayed University. The Blog features a 3D Virtual Reality (VR) tutorial series using Forum8 software […] Read more »