Vicon Teams Up With Autodesk to Showcase Automotive Visualization and Virtual Prototyping


Automotive Immersive Event Gives Design and Engineering Professionals a 3D Virtual Reality Experience

Last Updated: February 26, 2014 4:18 pm GMT
(Detroit, Michigan--February 26, 2014) Vicon, the motion capture technology specialists for the entertainment, defence, life sciences and engineering industries, has teamed up with Autodesk to present the Automotive Immersive Event. Taking place on February 26 at the RAVE CAVE at DC3S in Sterling Heights, Michigan, the event will give automotive design and engineering professionals the opportunity to experience the latest 3D visualization and virtual prototyping technologies in an immersive 3D virtual reality environment.

Industry professionals are invited to drop in to the open house event to experience exterior and interior visualization in a CAVE Automated Virtual Environment. They will learn how the latest technology can help them to visualize ideas, evaluate designs, and move from physical to virtual prototypes in real time.

The event will feature Vicon motion capture systems, Autodesk’s VRED Professional software for high-end 3D visualization and virtual prototyping and NVIS virtual reality head-mounted displays.

What: Automotive Immersive Event

When: 9am-4pm on Wednesday February 26

Where: RAVE CAVE at DC3S Complex, 7205 Sterling Ponds, Sterling Heights, MI 48312

About Vicon
Academy Award®-winning Vicon is the world’s largest supplier of precision motion tracking systems and match-moving software. It serves customers in CG animation, film, visual effects, computer games, broadcast television, as well as engineering and life sciences industries.

Vicon is a subsidiary of OMG (Oxford Metrics Group - LSE: OMG), plc., a group of technology companies that produces image understanding solutions for the entertainment, defence, life sciences and engineering markets. Other holdings include: 2d3, a manufacturer of specialised image understanding software for defence applications; Yotta, a provider of software and services for infrastructure asset management; and OMG Life, a new consumer subsidiary.

Among many others, Vicon and OMG global clients include:
Entertainment: Audiomotion, The Imaginarium, Quantic Dream, SEGA, Konami, Activision, Sony, Dreamworks, ILM and USC
Life sciences: Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre - Oxford, Headley Court, University of Western Australia, Adidas, Digital Human Research Centre - Japan, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Shriners, Marquette, UMich and Red Bull
Engineering: European Space Agency, BMW, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – South Africa, ETH Zurich, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, NRL, UPENN GRASP, MIT, Ford and General Motors

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