We built an AR experience powered by Unity and Microsoft Hololens for deeper mechanical analysis into Team Bath Racing's F1 car interior components.

Team Bath Racing — who are they?

Each year Team Bath Racing builds a single seat race car from scratch to compete with 630 universities in the worldwide event Formula Student. As part of the design process, the team creates a 3D blueprint of the car it wants its engineers to construct. We took this 3D model and developed it into an augmented reality space, where a Microsoft Hololens user could then interact with the car. Using the Hololens, users can select different race car components to analyse aerodynamics, crash impact, manufacturing materials, and structural connections.

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Rocketmakers incorporated our 3D model into a mixed reality platform so that our visualisation capabilities have exceeded anything that we've done before.

Franco Botes

Team Bath Racing Engineer

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Rocketmakets introduced us to the Microsoft Hololens which allows us to bring interactive animations and holograms into a real world environment. It's going to be invaluable to all our designs.

Sam Bunday

Engineer

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