This is a world first: VSL, Bouygues Construction' subsidiary, is launching LEDsPLAY®, turning cable-stayed bridges into giant 3D screens. Combining a LED stay-cable system and artistic services, VSL helps cities entertain people through the creation of an iconic must-to-see.
Thursday January 2nd, 2020
Three questions to… Mehdi Hafsia
Mehdi Hafsia, research engineer for the R&D division, attended the 19th International Conference for Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR19), an international event dedicated to new technologies in our sector. He would like to share his feedback with us.
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