Data security, automation, and a rising demand for digital modeling are three technology trends impacting the building industry in 2018, said James Benham, guest lecturer of construction science and CEO of JBKnowledge, Inc.
Texas A&M at SXSW, a March 11-14 showcase of university faculty and research at South by Southwest, the annual Austin mega-event that celebrates the convergence of creative industries, will include a panel of visualization professors discussing technology.
With a National Science Foundation grant, Texas A&M Professor of Visualization Francis Quek has developed technology for talking books that allows people who are blind to access more literature with increased command over their reading experiences.
Teacher, firefighter and professional athlete used to top the list of what students at Neal Elementary in Bryan wanted to be when they grew up. But in the past couple of years, Neal students in a Texas A&M study began to include variations on "engineer" in their list.
Video games are an ideal medium to captivate an audience because they offer full interactivity. That can have big implications for education: Just ask Texas A&M University, which wrapped up its first ever game-based course this fall.
“Anna Dumitriu and Alex May: Recent Works,” a multimedia exhibit exploring the nexus of art, science and technology through the transcendent work of these two artists, is set for March 5 – 8 at the Wright Gallery on Texas A&M University’s campus.
Anna Dumitriu and Alex May, acclaimed artists fusing art, science and technology to produce captivating multimedia art, will share their innovative techniques in a series of public lectures, demonstrations and interactive workshops set for March 6 – 8.
Using tools like terrestrial laser scanners and drones, a team of architecture students, working with the College of Architecture’s Center for Heritage Conservation, developed detailed images and 3-D models of Bryan's historic Temple Freda.
Jerry Tessendorf, an Academy Award-winning professor from Clemson University who revolutionized the use of fluid simulations in computer graphics, is joining the Department of Visualization faculty in 2018 as a Hagler Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellow.
Virtual high-rise buildings, visible only on tablets and phone screens, towered over a physical model of East Downtown Houston in an exhibit staged recently at the Langford Architecture Center by students in a third-year Texas A&M environmental design studio.
Using motion-tracking technology, Texas A&M visualization researchers are developing and testing an enhanced play system aimed at boosting children’s’ imaginations and enriching their story-telling and writing skills.
“ARTé Mecenas,” an instructional video game developed by Texas A&M visualization students to supplement art history courses, was recognized as one of the best “serious games” at a November educational technology conference.
In “Zootopia,” the Oscar-winning animated film where thousands of anthropomorphic animals coexist, Disney artist Brandon Jarratt, a former Texas A&M visualization student, used geographic information system software to craft the movie paradise.
Facility managers should rely on data-driven decision making, resolved a team led by Sarel Lavy, Texas A&M associate professor of construction science, after an extensive review of technology’s relationship to facility management.