Blueprints go interactive

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Avatars introduced to design community

A new application has been launched that enables designers to go on a first-person exploration of their blueprints.

Archi-Me, a tool from Devon-based digital technology specialist MOOFU, allows developers to walk around any 3D CAD models from yachts and cars to buildings and holiday resorts. Users can switch freely between top-down, third-person and first-person views using the avatar technology popularised by the likes of Second Life.

The application also allows users to reshape their surroundings