Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Glasses by Samtung will fulfil all the needs of VR Glasses for an Architect.
This gadget, together with Revit and a free app will help you create realistic 360-degrees panoramas of your building.
- Nose and forehead pads for comfort
- Head strap for hands-free viewing
- Lens-cleaning cloths for crystal-clear viewing
- Suction cap holder that prevents slippage
It fits mobile phones with a screen size up to 5.7 inches, making it compatible with most iOS, Android and other smartphones.
With the Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Glasses, you can bring the clients into an experience they have probably never had before. If you are already using Revit, the time and money impact of this additional service are negligible, but the benefits can be massive.
In addition to the benefits of renderings (or computer generated images), your clients will be able to:
- Have a realistic impression of how the spaces will look
- Understand more clearly how the different spaces will interact
These two benefits can increase the client’s satisfaction and reduce your costs due to extra work.
For example, you can explain better what you want to achieve with that double space in the main entrance. Instead of trying to convey the feeling with sections and plans and maybe a 3D view, the client will be able to put the Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Glasses on and “be” on that space to understand much more clearly your intent.
Also, it can help when discussions about furniture happen. We had cases where clients wanted furniture that was too big for the space. However, it was difficult for them to see it in the plans. With the Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Glasses, the client would be able to “stay” in the middle of the room and see the impact that certain furniture has on the overall space.