Every year, motorsports enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the Indianapolis 500, dubbed “the greatest spectacle in racing.” As 33 of the world’s greatest drivers prepare for the epic 500-mile race this Memorial Day weekend, let’s go behind the curtain to learn how Unity, Autodesk, and a team of creators developed a unique IndyCar AR experience.
IndyCars are some of the fastest race cars ever built, but powerful engines are just one part of the equation. Aerodynamics play a key role in enabling the extreme lateral grip and cornering speeds needed to round the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at over 240 mph (386 km/h).
We recently teamed up with Autodesk and Texel Logic, a Jackson Dawson company, to create a mixed-reality experience to illustrate and understand the complex nature of airflow passing over and around an IndyCar. Check out the video below to see it in action. Read More manufacturing | Unity Technologies Blog