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Ben Forman from Wrestler on the future of construction with virtual and augmented reality technology

Ben Forman from Wrestler on the future of construction with virtual and augmented reality technology

PrefabNZ Innovation Bites – a PrefabNZ hub for enterprise growth

Innovation Bites webinar launch: Tuesday 13 November, 12:15pm - 13:00pm

Topic Leader: Ben Forman from Wrestler

Topic: The future of construction with virtual and augmented reality technology

PrefabNZ will be introducing Ben Forman from Wrestler to the Innovation Bite floor. Take the initiative and chat with Ben with your questions by registering for this webinar now!

Join Ben Forman from creative agency Wrestler, to hear about the current state of virtual and augmented reality technology and how it can be applied to construction and beyond. Ben will talk through the various levels of technology, how they can be applied and provide some examples of how it's being used. Ben will also explore the future of this technology and talk to his visions of the future after spending 5 years in this space nerding out.

Wrestler is an agency specialising in video, VR and AR. From strategic to creative, production to distribution.

Ben founded Wrestler a little over seven years ago and has grown Wrestler into one of NZ's most successful independently owned creative agencies, creating content for clients both nationally and internationally. Ben also started one of NZ's first commercial drone companies, and helped pave the way for working legislation in the industry. With a strong focus on business growth through creativity, Ben is constantly pushing the boundaries with new technology and storytelling, exploring richer ways for us to communicate.

Format: 15 min presentation followed by 25 min Q&A

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PrefabNZ, the heart of innovative construction, are over-the-moon to offer an engaging series of bite-sized webinars to benefit you and your enterprise -- wherever you are!

These Innovation Bites will nurture you along the innovation curve and enable uptake of disruptive technologies. To help you identify technologies and how to benefit from their implementation e.g. DfMA, CNC, AR, VR, BIM, 3D -- and other catchy acronyms! Providing fun interactive opportunities for collaborative and easy-to-digest 45 minute lunchtime learning sessions, held every two weeks.

Innovation Bites are open and free for PrefabNZ Members and Cluster whanau organisation Members (NZGBC, NZIA, ADNZ, NZIQS, BOINZ, EngineeringNZ). CPD points available. All registrants will receive a replay link to the recording, including absentees. Absentees are still eligible for CPD points on completion of viewing the replay recording.

Informative and relevant, topics will include:

  • Design for manufacture and assembly
  • Investment in your enterprise
  • Gaining CodeMark for prefab design and manufacture processes
  • Future of Technology
  • Leadership
  • Business support
  • Taking a product to Market
  • Financing of prefabs
  • KiwiBuild
  • R&D
  • Collaboration
  • + Topics you suggest

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