TITLE

Carcerano uses virtual reality to design cars

AUTHOR(S)
Ciferri, Luca
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;11/20/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5904, p22H
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the Carcerano, a company that assist automobile designers by offering 3-D simulations and movies to evaluate visibility, ergonomics and interior accessibility. Engineering services offered by the company; First project in the car business; Clients; Providing virtual-reality support to design houses.
ACCESSION #
3926074

 

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