Virtual Reality vs 360° Photography
veritii •• May 19, 2017
Are we really seeing a virtual world? To the naked eye there is no real difference between VR and 360° imagery, and the question could be asked does the user care what technology is used to power a VR headset? But there is a significant difference… Virtual Reality (VR) Virtual Reality is like jumping into […]Read more
Is the ‘flexible home’ the future?
veritii •• March 24, 2017
Growing populations, space constraints, and changing environmental conditions could impact not only how we build homes of the future, but also how we perceive them, fund them and live in them. Housing in general is a hot topic right now (even if the recent Budget seemed to sidestep it somewhat) as we have less space […]Read more
New home marketing needs to play catch-up
Richard Williams •• February 15, 2017
It’s hard to believe but property marketing has largely remained the same for almost 20 years. Yes 20 years!!! Despite significant leaps forward in visual representation and the advent of virtual and augmented reality, the selling of new homes off-plan has moved forward in extremely small steps. It’s true that we can all now view new-build developments […]Read more
Can Virtual Reality really extend the human experience?
Richard Williams •• January 13, 2017
For some of us, our most vivid memories in life are events such as getting married, becoming parents for the first time or buying our first car or moving into a new home. These memories form the narrative of our lives and they are the stories that we recount to our friends and loved ones […]Read more
Virtual Reality has arrived on our High Street
Chris Jenkins •• April 06, 2016
While furniture retailers have been using Augmented Reality apps for a few years, VR has finally arrived on to our high street… well kind of! This week IKEA announced that it has launched its first VR experience to coincide with the release of the much-anticipated HTC Vivi Vitual Reality headset. Of course IKEA are not […]Read more
Making a Game of Home Buying
veritii •• February 25, 2016
Since Oculus announced the pending launch of the Oculus Rift consumer headset in 2012, Virtual Reality is being used across all sectors from education to music and even alternative therapies. The technology is creating an immersive game-like experience for the users. Gaming has paved the way for VR; it’s only natural that the technology has […]Read more
How will Virtual Reality impact the property sector?
Chris Jenkins •• January 21, 2016
Virtual Reality: an introduction Virtual Reality was the hottest topic in this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, with physical rehabilitation, computer-aided manufacturing and a whole host of computer games benefitting from the thrilling experiences it has to offer. As 2016 rolls in, The HTV Vive and Oculus Rift are competing for their place as ultimate VR […]Read more
Where is Reality Capture technology heading?
Richard Williams •• March 06, 2015
Last week saw Autodesk host the inaugural Real conference in San Francisco, which brought together an incredibly diverse mix of industry experts from construction to medicine to art and fashion and science. Autodesk has defined the technology as the ability to capture and document everything in three dimensions. The conference focused on the 3 core […]Read more