Civil Engineer's Forum-FORUM8 News Release
10 November, 2017
FORUM8 Co., Ltd.
Public voting for The 16th 3D VR Simulation Contest is now open!
- Evaluate and vote for the works on the interactive 3D VR of VR-Cloud® -

Forum8 (2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo. President Yuji Ito. URL: will hold an award ceremony of "The 16th 3D VR Simulation Contest on Cloud" on the first day of the "FORUM8 Design Festival 2017-3Days" to be held from 15 to 17 November.

For this competition, excellent VR data gathered from Japan and overseas every year. At the award ceremony on 15 November, experts will explain the prize-winning data. Viewers can feel new possibilities of the UC-win/Road that are expanded to various fields such as environmental assessment and disaster prevention and reduction in addition to civil engineering, architecture, and traffic and vehicle in recent years.

The screening meeting was held on 17 October, and ten works have been nominated after the careful consideration by juries. The nominated works are open on "VR-Cloud®" where 3D VR can be operated and shared in an interactive way. During the voting period from 4 to 12 November, everyone can vote via a special website on cloud from home and office. The result of the public voting will be considered at the final judgment on 14 November to decide each award.

At the "FORUM8 Design Festival 2017-3Days", the "Autonomous Driving Conference" will be held on Day1, and four ministry officials are invited. A variety of programs are planned on each day such as the "International VR Symposium" by an international VR researcher group on Day2 and a special lecture by professor Koichi Maekawa from the University of Tokyo on Day3.

Public Voting Site of The 16th 3D VR Simulation Contest on Cloud
Nominated Works of The 16th 3D VR Simulation Contest on Cloud

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"The 15th 3D VR Simulation Contest on Cloud" on 2016
Grand Prix "Mizuki Shigeru Road in Sakaiminato City" by Sakaiminato City
Meeting for selecting nomination works
at Seminar Room in FORUM8 Head Office
Judging Committe
(From the left) Mr. Tatsuoki Inagaki,
Mr. Fumio Seki (Chief of the judging committee),
and Mr. Hiroo Kasagi

Nominated Works of The 16th 3D VR Simulation Contest on Cloud
No.1 "A proposal for the initial improvement of the government-designated historic site of the ruin of Aterazawa Tateyama castle in Oe, Yamagata using 3D point cloud data"
Sagae Survey Civil Engineering Co., Ltd.
No.2 "A proposal for the emergency planning using VR of a huge earthquake"
Fushimi Technical High School in Kyoto (Kyoto Kogakuin High School)
No.3 "i-hazard map PROJECT -Proposal of the next generation i-hazard map concept-"
Mitsui Consultants Co., Ltd.
No.4 "A redevelopment proposal based on a model of the maritime area in Kisarazu city"
Kisarazu city
No.5 "Integration of 3D models from sewerage pipe line investigation data"
Kanro Jyoho Katsuyo Yugen Sekinin Jigyo Kumiai (Limited Association of Pipeline Data Utilization)
No.6 "HMI VR cockpit simulation during autonomous driving"
No.7 "VR for research on the effects of digital signage on driving operation and driver performance"
University of Seoul
No.8 "Reproduction of the tramway line and its surroundings in Omuta city"
Keisuke Ijiri office
No.9 "Education training of Haneda Airport by VR simulator"
Meiwa Sky Support Co., Ltd.
No.10 "Mobile type safety education experience 4D VR simulation"
Korea Transportation Safety Authority

[Related Information]
FORUM8 Design Festival 2017-3Days +Eve
Previous prize-winning works of the 3D VR Simulation Contest on Cloud
Virtual Reality Design Studio UC-win/Road
Experience on VR-Cloud®! Special page