At every level, from conceptual design, new materials and construction to maintenance, innovative digital devices, applications and methodologies are making their mark in the building industry
With the ability to enhance communication across continents, extended reality is a boost for remote working and increased flexibility within organisations
In the not-to-distant future, it will be commonplace to see people wearing augmented reality (AR) glasses or virtual reality (VR) headsets, walking the streets, waiting at bus stops or sat in offices
Coupled with data from the internet of things, extended reality is changing the way people work and driving industrial innovation
Return on investment in reality technologies can be protracted, such are the lengthy development times
What are the main obstacles when adopting extended reality and how can you overcome them?
The significant potential of reality technologies should not be lost in past hype and disappointment
No longer the stuff of science fiction, augmented reality is poised to transform manufacturing and even routine engineering