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The Barriers to Building 3D Synthetic Environments

Date: 15 March 2017 - 8am to 5pm
The Barriers to Building 3D Synthetic Environments is a one day opportunity to collaboratively identify challenges, showcase solutions, gain insight into virtual/synthetic testing for transport. The day will include presentations from Transport Systems Catapult , Future Cities Catapult , Satellite Applications Catapult as well as key industry SME’s and research bodies.

The presentation sessions will provide an excellent opportunity to learn from each other as well as provide insight to those interested in investing in virtual/synthetic testing. The workshop will provide ample opportunity to network as well as voice concerns, frustrations and limitations in the creation and use of 3D synthetic environments.

Registration & Early Bird Networking (Tea & Coffee Provided) : 8.30am – 9.30am

Days Event : 9.30am – 4pm (Further information will be provided nearer the time)

To request the opportunity to present, please email with your topic of interest and who you represent.

Key Themes:

  • Benefits of testing in virtual / synthetic environments for transport research and design
  • Comparing procedural, hand crafted and survey-generated Synthetic Environment creations
  • Synthetic Environment uses, potentials and limitations (including AR/VR)
  • Barriers to the commercial exploitation of Synthetic Environment testing within the Transport Industry
  • Barriers to real world data capture for Synthetic Environment creation
  • Barriers to data storage and management for Synthetic Environment creation

To register for this event, please click here

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