Role-based BIM and AR Visualization at Renovation Site

Charles Woodward

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

Dr. Charles Woodward is one of the internationally recognized pioneers in Augmented Reality research. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science at Helsinki University of Technology in 1990. The years 1991-2000 Woodward headed his spin-off company in international software business. After joining VTT in 2001, Woodward was nominated Research Professor of Multimedia Technology in 2004, Research Professor in Augmented and Virtual Reality in 2010, and Principal Scientist since 2014. Over the years, Woodward and his team at VTT have produced world leading solutions for various Augmented Reality application fields, with special focus on AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction).


As of today, digitalisation has reached the office of the construction / renovation site. BIM models are used in the site office on regular basis, but not on site. Site managers might have tablets, and they can use BIM models... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Charles Woodward (Organisation: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Photo: vIRtual_2016_1024x768-026.jpg)
  2. Annabella Haavisto (Organisation: Fira Group Oy, Photo: annabella.png)
  3. Atte Leppänen (Organisation: Sweco Rakennetekniikka Oy, Photo: Lepp_nen_Atte_FMC_Pasila_600x800color.jpg)

Topic Area

Enabling Technologies


B3 » Virtual and Augmented Reality (12:45 - Tuesday, 11th September, Terrace Hall)