AWS Spatial Computing Blog

Save the Date: Join AWS at the Reality Capture Network Conference, Oct 17 – Oct 19, 2023

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is participating at the Reality Capture Network (RCN) conference in Boise, Idaho. Register For RCN to be part of the discussion and see how AWS is building reality capture and spatial computing solutions. As reality capture technology is becoming more mature, the impact on enterprise and industry is proving substantial. Decreasing […]

How to: Create a VR application with user insights using AWS Amplify and WebXR

In this blog you will learn how to create a virtual reality experience with user insights to improve your product using AWS Amplify and Babylon.js’s WebXR implementation. Using this combination of technologies is just one way to help reduce the barrier of getting your first Virtual Reality (VR) application up and running. This how-to will […]

Exploring the Spatial Computing Spectrum: Digitization to Digital Twin

Introduction Reality capture (RC) is the process of digitizing real-world objects or environments. As this process can be complex, this post provides context to the current state of associated technologies. RC has vast implications in many industries, including Automotive, Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Engineering, Construction, and Real Estate. There is a fundamental shift taking place […]

AWS IoT TwinMaker scene with BIM model

Building Efficient Digital Twins in the Construction Industry

Introduction The construction industry extensively utilizes the latest technologies, including robots, drones, and AI. In recent years, there has been a growing need for the use of digital twins to make the construction process more efficient and accurate, and AWS IoT TwinMaker Customers have already begun working on this. The benefits of digital twins in […]

VR Virtual Desktop Prototype on the Meta Quest

There is a lot of attention on virtual reality (VR) these days stemming from advances in hardware, collaboration on emerging standards, and availability of new software libraries, tools, and frameworks. What is most exciting is the invention and innovation that happens under these conditions. Amazon Web Services (AWS) strives to enable the community, customers, and […]

A person in a virtual reality headset is interacting with a digital avatar.

How to Host Cross-Platform XR Experiences on AWS

As a Spatial Computing Prototyping Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS), I need to quickly build prototypes and proofs of concept to validate customer use cases. Whether I am building cross-platform Extended Reality (XR) experiences for meetings, for industrial training, or for multiplayer gaming, I can quickly provision AWS cloud resources on-demand to suit my […]

Partner Spotlight: Building Cloud-First Enterprise XR Applications

This blog post explores how to develop and deploy cloud-first enterprise extended reality (XR) applications that bring together people, data, and AI. The StreamRoom AI example application from Innoactive demonstrates how to combine cutting-edge technology to create a scalable, enterprise-grade, cloud-native solution for developing and deploying enterprise XR applications. These applications will allow users to […]

Exploring the Spatial Computing Spectrum: The Next Frontier of Immersive Technologies

As we move into a new era of technological advancements, it is becoming clear that the next frontier of innovation will be powered by spatial computing. Whether for gaming, film and media, simulation, or even the metaverse, companies across industries are racing to develop their capabilities in spatial computing. In particular, four segments of spatial […]

Orthophotography with OpenDroneMap on AWS

Introduction In this post, I demonstrate how to create and visualize an orthomosaic from aerial images using a technique called orthophotography. This is done through the use of OpenDroneMap (ODM), QGIS, and DroneYard. ODM is a software toolkit for processing aerial imagery and creating 3D models, maps and other geospatial products. QGIS, a Geographic Information […]