Rocksolver uses embodied information in rock shapes as input to the packing algorithm.
Existing hardware can be used to access rock shapes and deliver the Rocksolver plan.
Rocksolver software solves the jigsaw puzzle. Rocksolver is augmented ability software.
30,000 Rocksolver 3D digital models being downloaded monthly from 3dwarehouse.
Old technology uses the human brain. New technology uses software to solve the puzzle.
Combined with augmented reality glasses Rocksolver will be augmented ability software.
Future uses of Rocksolver - engineering analysis, games, manufacturing, transport.
Rocksolver will reintroduce the art of building with natural stone for landscapes and housing.
Rock is, by far, the largest resource of any type of material on the planet.
Unprocessed rock (rock rubble) is the lowest of the low for embodied energy or carbon.
Rocksolver designed the world's first computer-optimised stone paving Job.
Real and virtual walls - Rocksolver packs prism-shaped rocks using a 2D algorithm.
A virtual dry-stone wall, partly designed by Rocksolver, being tested in a physics engine.
An example of existing infrastructure built from rock - a waterway in Canberra.
An example of existing rock landscaping - retaining walls near Canberra.