Rolls-Royce Campus Modernization
Virtual reality becomes the cost-saving solution for asset management and relocations.
One of Rolls-Royce's largest projects in recent history, the expansive five-year campus reinvestment and modernization project spans 1 million square feet across two plants divided by a highway.
A particular challenge for Rolls-Royce has been managing its equipment assets moves and their interactions with facility utilities and physical constraints in 2-D designs.
Rolls-Royce had been modeling its equipment assets for product and maintenance information, but had struggled to effectively use the models to improve facility layouts and equipment relocations. As a solution, Pepper introduced virtual reality technology through Fuzor. This VR tool places equipment assets into facility models. Pepper trained Rolls-Royce employees to use this tool and helped spec the hardware and software. It’s now the company’s standard for all equipment relocations.
Wearing an Oculus Rift headset, users can immerse themselves in the model and plan optimum layout and equipment locations based on workflow, maintenance and more.
An augmented reality solution helped stakeholders visualize the project’s safety and logistics.
Innovative planning strategies ensure alignment, creativity and success.
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