Oakwood Engineering News

4D to VR, it is reality!

Oakwood Engineering were first and still the only true 4D in VR. The need for optimisation of the models is due to the fact the file formats and model geometry from modelling software packages such...

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06 December

Bloomberg HQ Atrium Ramp Video

A full, detailed look at the 4D animation sequence for the stunning Atrium Ramp in the new  £1Billion Bloomberg HQ in London. Here's a full look at the 4D sequencing we did on the Atrium...

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29 November

Curragh Racecourse 4D in VR

We are delighted to have delivered the first 4D virtual reality sequence on a live project in Ireland for John Sisk & Son on the Curragh Racecourse redevelopment in Dublin.  We took our 4D skills...

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24 November

Construction News Specialist Awards 2018 Finalists!

Oakwood Engineering IS SHORTLISTED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION NEWS SPECIALISTS AWARDS 2018 Oakwood Engineering has been selected by the judges as a finalist in the Digital Construction Excellence category of...

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14 November

Oakwood and Canary Wharf.

We have been working on projects in and around Canary Wharf Since the 80s. From early 2D steelwork detailing to present day detailed 4D, BIM and VR projects. There is no substitute for experience, and...

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01 November

Oakwood Engineering Give Away - Free Tri-Planar Shader for Unity

We have developed a tri-planar shader for Unity and we're just going to give it away for free! It allows you to texture a mesh without having to have the UV Map and there is zero stretching of textures....

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16 October

Faro Scene - Placing PointClouds in Real World Coordinates: a tutorial for beginners

Creating amazingly accurate pointclouds from 3d laser scanned information is one thing, but how useful is the pointcloud information if it's floating miles away from the project base point and can't be...

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26 September

4D to VR, it's almost a reality.

We are currently working on optimizing the workflow we use to bring the 4D BIM models into virtual reality, so the model can be viewed via the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. The need for optimisation of the...

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25 September

Viva la Vive!

We are excited about a number of things VR related at the moment. VR BIM is becoming increasingly valuable as new and innovative ways to utilise the immersive qualities of Virtual Reality are developed....

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05 December