Schneck Medical Center Expansion
An augmented reality solution helped stakeholders visualize the project’s safety and logistics.
Given the close proximity of construction to the hospital’s existing facilities, Schneck wanted to clearly understand the project’s logistical and public safety impacts. Sitework takes place directly adjacent to the main entrance of an existing medical office building, requiring a temporary, covered walkway for safety.
Our virtual construction group modeled the walkway and loaded the model into the HoloLens augmented reality headset. Then the team walked around the site with key Schneck personnel. Through the HoloLens' augmented reality view they could see the digital model of the walkway on top of their real, live view.
This augmented reality solution helped the hospital staff better understand where and how temporary protection would be used. It also enabled them to collaborate with us in envisioning how our plan would affect the experience for patients, visitors and hospital staff.
Pepper used augmented reality to help the hospital visualize the impact of the temporary walkway on both patients and staff. This video shows how the team was able to see the planned fencing and pedestrian protection as holograms projected over existing conditions.
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