Tag: <span>Virtual Reality</span>

One billion points streamed in augmented reality
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One billion points streamed in augmented reality

ShipReality and Holo-Light have showcased the first holographic visualisation of ultra large ship 3D laser scans merged with complex CAD design data, using the most advanced XR streaming technology available. Ships regularly undergo large-scale retrofits, but shipowners rarely have design data in digital form at hand. To design ship modifications, an engineering accuracy of the...

Hivecell edge computing to be offered with METIS AI-based solutions
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Hivecell edge computing to be offered with METIS AI-based solutions

Maritime data analytics specialist METIS Cyberspace Technology has completed proof of concept trials to confirm that edge computing from Hivecell is wholly compatible with its cloud-based shipboard data acquisition solution. This completion opens the way for fully scalable Hivecell stack processing power to be used at locations onboard ship, resulting in significant bandwidth savings and...

Bringing the value of expert knowledge closer to customers
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Bringing the value of expert knowledge closer to customers

The environment is virtual, but the expertise is real; MacGregor’s Jan Finckenhagen, training manager, offshore solutions division and Floor Meijs senior manager digital solutions, explain how virtual reality crew training can make complex operations safe and efficient. Effective crew training is essential within the offshore industry, with some elements being a mandatory requirement and other...

The human impact on autonomous ships
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The human impact on autonomous ships

Autonomous technologies could create a competitive advantage for shipping companies, but adoption will vary significantly between market segments. This was the conclusion from a major piece of research carried out by the IMarEST Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group (MASS-SIG). The research looked at the potential impact of self-governing ships and how this might...