F8VPS

FORUM8 Virtual Platform System

F8VPS can Build a Digital Twin for Any Project!

3DVR space created with the highly versatile webGL technology
plus with the added communication tools utilizing avatars to promote easy remote work,
create virtual showroom or virtual factory for a guided tour,
or run trainings and manage your everyday tasks.

What is F8VPS?

Using the most advanced technology in the industry,
FORUM8 Virtual Platform System constructs any space such as your company office
as a digital twin and enables real-time communication.
From development of products on the cloud, to remote work, to product PR and public relations,
we have the ability to build Virtual Platform Systems essential for the DX era at minimal cost.

FORUM8 VIRTUAL PLATFORM SYSTEM

Basic Functions

Standard license

From USD5,000

Data creation

Consultation Required Contact Us

  • Space Sharing

    Share VR spaces with other users. Great for large-scale events.

    This basic function allows users to share 2D and 3DVR virtual spaces with other users. The immersive VR using Head Mounted Display as well as the 3D display without glasses is possible.
    Not only you can use this function as a communication tool for remote work, which is in increasing demand, but also you can enjoy large-scale online events such as exhibitions, conferences, and parties where many users gather, without worrying about physical distance to others even under pandemic situation.

  • Layout Function

    Cooperate with Shade3D to create more beautiful virtual space

    This basic function allows the cooperation with the FORUM8's comprehensive 3DCG software "Shade3D" which is used for various purposes of modeling such as architectural perspective, interior design, product design, etc. Using Shade3D modeling data created with the flexibility of 3DCG software and the accurate modeling function like CAD software, you can express people and objects in the virtual space with more realistic textures.

  • Web Conference

    Fulfilling functions for smooth Web conference

    This basic function provides you tools to facilitate remote communication. It helps interactive communication depending on scenes such as one on one text chat and group chat, direct call and group video call functions, screen sharing, and bulletin board.

  • VR Mode

    Amazing Reality. Supreme Satisfaction

    With this basic function, you can switch 2D view to glass-less 3DVR view or to immersive 3D display using Head Mounted Display.
    It can reproduce a variety of actual places and facilities such as university campuses and sightseeing spots in 3D model and give users realistic experience in the 360 degree environment. The possibilities are infinite. You can create everything regardless of size, such as exhibitions, factory tours, and roller coasters in amusement park.

  • Log Function

    Collects behavioral history as big data

    This is a basic function to analyze users' behaviors in virtual space. For example, at a virtual exhibition, you can see users' demands such as which user got interests in which exhibits from log analysis data. By combining the log function with the other basic functions, you can track detailed user behaviors including the line of sight which cannot be tracked in the real world easily and collect users' interests as big data.

  • Login Function

    Manage visitors and acquire user information

    The user authentication that requires ID and password registration in advance enables to acquire personal information and to automatically check attendance and room entry for secure offices, campuses and seminars. One-time passwords can be used for the entry check by issuing serial codes for paid tickets of events and concerts. The authentication system and the log function can visualize flows of users in the virtual space. It definitely helps you to expand your business opportunities.

Options

  • Health Management

    Visualize "invisible things" from mental health to heart rate

    ●Mental health function
    "Visualize invisible mental health on avatars"
    ●Monitoring of body temperature and heart rate, heat stroke prevention linked to temperature
    "Monitor health conditions such as body temperature and heart rate in combination with wearable devices"
    *Data linkage may not be possible depending on the wearable device.

  • Groupware Function

    Cooperate with Groupware functions supporting efficient work

    This function provides the linkage with various services including the FORUM8's groupware service and helps the smooth remote communication. Available services are the schedule function, task management, bulletin board, document management, skill sheet, as well as the salary and personnel data management linked with the cloud type ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, and the BCP emergency contact application for safety confirmation in an emergency.

  • EC Payment Function

    Add the convenience of real store to virtual store

    ●Merchandise store at events
    ●Try and purchase glasses, hats, and clothes right away
    ●Get tickets of attractions such as horror house on the spot
    ●Buy books introduced in seminars
    etc.

  • Questionnaire / Voting

    Multi-functional questionnaire / voting function

    ●Register questionnaire freely
    ●Select or rate a question on a 5-point scale
    ●Real-time voting and result display
    etc.

Technology

Since this is an application that runs on a web browser, it can constantly provide new contents and flexibly correspond to limited-time events. The app can be used on any devices supporting web browsers.
In addition, the newest physical base rendering technology is used for the CG rendering to support the high-precision modeling. VR can be cooperated with AR/MR as part of XR.

Application Examples

Virtual Showroom

By setting different types of attributes to each room such as office, conference room, break room, and lobby, the app switches to each specified mode when the avatar moves between the rooms. For example, if you enter the conference room, the video conference between people in the room starts automatically.
Also, the break time starts when you move to the break room, and it is recognized as the working time when you are back in the office.

Sample
Virtual Office
Features
Experiences Sharing in 3D/VR, More Visual Control

Menu function for intuitive operations

Simple action
Press and hold the avatar's shoulder to display the action menu
Tap the shoulder twice to start the direct call

Action menu
Call/Video call, chat, user information

When avatars move toward each other, calling starts automatically between them.

Shared board, screen sharing, white board

The menu slides from the right side of the screen

Customizable menu configuration

Linkage with other systems (by using URL link)

Switches between the conference mode, break mode, and out-of-office mode by moving the rooms

Healthcare Using Smart Watch

Mental health function: Visualizes your health condition on avatar

Monitors body temperature, blood pressure, and heart rate

Heat stroke countermeasure function linked to temperature
* The data cooperation function may not be available on some wearable devices.

Main Features
Map Data (2D/3D)

Each floor has one department, and you can move between departments by moving floors. Map data can be edited freely including object setting. By adding attributes to each room such as office, conference room, break room, and lobby, the app switches to each specified mode when the avatar moves between the rooms.
For example, if you enter the conference room, the video conference between people in the room starts automatically. When you are leaving your desk, the camera automatically identify it and your avatar moves to the break room, and when you come back to office, your avatar also moves to the desk.

My Page

Avatar selection

Name input

Department, authority

Visualization of health and mental condition with icons

Attendance management using login/logout time

Communication Function

Chat: Direct/Group/Department chat

Call/Video call: Direct/Group/Department

Screen sharing: White board

Remote control (only from PC)

Virtual Campus

Tokyo Institute of Technology has introduced the FORUM8 Virtual Platform System (F8VPS) as the "Virtual Campus" with the purpose of information disclosure and public relations. The campus, buildings, laboratories, conference rooms, and event halls are reproduced in the 3D space, and viewers can watch the school introduction videos, check the introductions and related materials of each lab, and use the conference system as well as walk through the virtual space. It is used for the research showcase for overseas people, joint workshop, and other events.

 Details (Up&Coming Vol.133 User Introduction)
Automobile Showroom

Virtual Exhibition

Virtual Factory

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