VRWorldTech Magazine: Issue 4

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Automotive / flyingshapes°

Introducing spatial vision

Automotive design no longer begins with sketches on a page. Now, it’s an experience


onas Kunze and Dr Johannes

area where they could apply their

To achieve these aims, they turned

Mattmann, the Germany-

experience and knowhow.

to VR. Kunze says: “We realised

based co-founders of

that VR offers huge potential for

VR design application

Kunze, who spent the years

designers because it maintains one

flyingshapes°, did what all

between CERN and meeting up

of their greatest assets for good

good software developers do when

with Mattmann as a freelance

design: the human sense for space.”

they came up with their concept:

software developer, comments:

they simplified an existing process.

“We began talking about how we

“And it comes with a—literally—

both felt that CAD software is way

more hands-on-approach to

Some years after meeting at CERN

too complex and intimidating to

controlling digital objects that

(the European Organization for

average users.”

feels more natural than pushing a

Nuclear Research), Kunze and


Mattmann identified the computer-

“We wanted to develop a 3D

aided design (CAD) software used

modelling software that is easy to

By introducing spatial vision to the

by automotive designers as an

get started with and intuitive to use.”

initial stages of the automotive >>

Designers can callaborate inside of the application. Credit: flyingshapes°

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