Rapid Application Development (RAD)

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Designed for rapid prototyping, Vizard gets you creating fast, and provides the resources to deploy even the most challenging applications.

  • Integrated Development Environment
    • Built in intelligent code completion and visual debugging
    • Embedded and interactive simulation engine
  • EXE publishing
    • Share and demonstrate your applications from any PC
  • Scene editor and inspector tool
    • 3D model viewer lets you quickly view assets, examine graph structures, see stats on polygon and texture usage, and preview animations
    • Transform content from other sources (e.g., Sketchup, Revit, OSGB/T files, etc) and make substantial modifications without retreating to the source application
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Vizconnect

Easily deploy to any type of hardware configuration using the variety of user-friendly tools that Vizard provides.

  • Visual configuration interface allows for easy connections to any virtual reality device:
    • CAVE, Powerwall & 3D Projection systems
    • VR Headsets (Head Mounted Displays)
    • Haptics
    • Full Body Motion Capture
    • Eye Tracking (ex: SMI)
    • Data Acquisition
    • Hand Controllers
  • Clustering Capabilities 
    • Run your simulation across 64 separate computers without changing a single line of code
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Python Programming

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Python is an open source object-oriented scripting language with an enormous user base and robust development community. The quality of available developers and code modules will help accelerate the development of your most demanding VR applications.

  • Large variety of VR libraries
    • Save development time by easily extending pre-built functionality
    • Explore an enormous selection of community contributed libraries and toolkits specifically for VR applications
  • Tutorials and education
    • Extensive manual packed with Python scripting guidelines, instructions and tutorials
    • Vizard introductions and examples teach you how to add models, avatars, animation, user interaction and events into your virtual worlds
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Accelerated Art Pipeline

Immediately leverage existing content or import new models

  • Imports industry standard 3D and 2D formats
  • 3D Studio Max Workflows
    • Exporter is available for 3D Studio Max
    • Full control over 15 different map types that can be combined in 3DS MAX and then rendered in Vizard without any intervention
  • Sophisticated material shading techniques
    • Built-in shader workflows enable users to insert their own GLSL shader code directly into the simulations to create unlimited visual effects
    • Render effects such as bump, specular, parallax, and detail map effects, in addition to real-time ambient occlusion effects
  • Lighting
    • Real-time directional, ambient and spot lights
    • Real-time shadows
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Augmented Reality

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Power Vizard Apps with the ARToolWorks add-on for Vizard

  • Utilize the world’s most widely used tracking library for AR
  • Vizard functionality remains
    • Continue to develop powerful applications easily
    • Take advantage of Vizard features such as scene graphs, 3D filer importers, and avatars
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Advanced Features

  • Physics Engine
    • High performance library for simulating rigid body dynamics
    • Simulate vehicles, objects in virtual reality environments, and robotics simulation applications
  • SDK/ Extendability
    • Vizard SDK gives C++ developers the ability to extend the functionality of the software
    • Create plug-ins that can interface with Vizard virtual reality scripts

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Vizard Editions

Free

  • Evaluation Copy
  • Watermarked
  • Time-limited

Lite

  • Vizard Core Features
  • Watermarked
  • Unlimited Script Execution Time

Development

  • Vizard Core Features
  • Unlimited Script Execution Time
  • Watermark Free
  • Load custom rendering plugins
  • Load custom device drivers
  • Load custom scene graphics processors
  • Publish and Distribute Standalone Executablies

Enterprise

  • Vizard Core Features
  • Unlimited Script Execution Time
  • Watermark Free
  • Load custom rendering plugins
  • Load custom device drivers
  • Load custom scene graphics processors
  • Publish, Distribute and Sell Standalone Executables
  • Stream real-time motion capture data
  • Vizard Script Clustering
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"Vizard 5 by WorldViz is filled with great features and improvements. The engine is quick, the workflows straightforward, and the WorldViz team’s support is second to none. Our experience has been full of immediate responses to questions and timely adjustments to their products."
"As someone with very little prior experience with VR, I was extremely impressed by the fact that WorldViz was able to send me a complete turnkey system that I had out of the box, plugged into my computer, and runnig flawlessly in less than an hour."
"WorldViz virtual reality is an important tool that has supported my research and published works for the last decade."
"We chose the WorldViz product for several reasons. First it was a proven technology, having been in use in other highly respected research groups. Second, it had a lower cost than its competitors."
  • "WorldViz helped us to make the impossible possible. We were presented with a great opportunity to share with the leadership at the Veteran’s Administration what an evidence-based design, patient-centered room might look like but the realities of cost and time meant that it was an opportunity we were likely going to have to pass up."