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CHANGE ORDER SAVIOR

You know, now that I’m standing here, I think we need to move this wall.” For some of us, it’s a phrase similar to this one that we hear all too often. Now what, who’s paying for this, how will this impact schedule and even after it’s moved, will the client change their mind again? Part of the issue with Change Orders, are not really change orders at all. Really, it is everything that leads up to this. It is the experience that the client does not have, it is the tool set that the Architect or Builder uses, it is the misalignment in communication and it is the expectation not clearly portrayed. And, even after all of this, who’s fault is it? Really, nobody’s.

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BIRD - BLIND

Well, as the New Year has broken upon us, the typical once-a-month social buzz about another Netflix film infiltrated our social media and office chats. ‘Birdbox’, with a name like that we were all a bit skeptical. While personal feelings on the movie were less than stellar, this concept of essentially, The Blind Leading the Blind, took on a bit of different meeting as we started to relate to Virtual Reality and the future.

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WE THE CLIENTS

So, here you are, spending hundreds of thousands, or potentially more, on a brand new, one-of-a-kind custom home... super exciting, yet super scary at the same time. How will it all turn out, will the Architect and Builder know exactly what you want? Have you all communicated clearly enough with one another during the design phases? There are so many unknowns when going through the process and it can be overwhelming, to say the least. We can help mitigate that feeling with Virtual Reality.

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THE SELL THROUGH

The financing has cleared and construction is underway, the toughest parts are complete right? Wrong. Now it’s time to sell all of what has been planned for the past few months or even years. As is the case with most new developments, until people see a physical model home built or fancy renderings and videos, it’s almost impossible for them to truly experience what the additional home designs will look like. See how Virtual Reality can help get the word out and close the deal.

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ALL IN THE DETAILS

18 hours of straight sleep and missing Thanksgiving Dinner. Most of you familiar with this industry have probably been there, whether back in your college days or perhaps last month, when struggling to hit that deadline. See why our background makes us different in this new market.

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BACK TO BASICS, AGAIN

The future is Time Travel.

Well...maybe not in most of our lifetimes, but as a civilization we truly are progressing forward at a pace exponentially greater than in the past few decades. Technology is moving at such a rapid pace nowadays, that even by the time this article is complete it’s already becoming obsolete as far as being an informational resource. You will recall a reference to the Back to the Future amusement ride at Universal Studios in Florida in our last article. See what makes this the first real immersive experience in our recollection.

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BACK TO BASICS

Back to the Future, Universal Studios Florida, the most terrifying ride of my life. Most people like the excitement of roller coasters and thrill rides...but for me...well I just did not get that gene, to put it quite simply. When I was a child, I vividly remember the Back to the Future Simulator at Universal Studios. So, what the heck does a Back to the Future ride have to do with anything AR, VR, or MR related? Well first, let’s actually define what each of those acronyms really stand for.

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