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A Virtual Reality Theatre in Minneapolis

by Drew Meyers on 12:00 pm December 17, 2017

Real estate offices used to be a necessity. Why? Buyers needed somewhere to look at MLS photo books with active listings. MLS books, of course, have been replaced by the internet, Zillow, and thousands of IDX sites in every market. No one needs to go to a real estate office to look at listings anymore. Where does that leave real estate offices? How do you make them relevant again? Create an EXPERIENCE. That’s what Engel & Völkers in Minneapolis did by building a virtual reality theatre. I had … Read More »

TorontoRentals.com Adds VR

by Drew Meyers on 11:51 am September 25, 2017

In March, I said I think we’re early in VR adoption. I still believe that. Torontorentals has added 3d virtual tours to their website. I certainly do think searching rentals are a better initial use for VR than buying a home. Another plus to that use case is consumers are younger — meaning, less likely to be weirded out by VR headsets.   Some marketing advice: I wouldn’t focus the ad on a visual of a person sitting on the floor feeling invisible walls, counters, … Read More »

VR Eye Candy

by Drew Meyers on 3:25 pm March 2, 2017

Videos like this (from Evara VR) get me more excited about the future of virtual reality… That said, we’re still extremely early days when it comes to VR/AI/bots.

Topics and Startups from Inman Connect

by Drew Meyers on 9:06 pm January 26, 2017

Last week was Inman Connect in New York, which is always a fun trip for me. I simply love New York (and thought about moving there a few years ago). Over the course of the week, I spoke with a wide range of startups, and discussed a variety of topics. Here’s a few that left an impression: mythic-vr.com: I’d previously experienced lighter weight VR devices powered by mobile phones, but never a full scale immersive experience. We’re still very very early, but VR is definitely looming on the horizon. RealScout: … Read More »

Virtual Reality, 360, 3D Video in Real Estate Industry

by Drew Meyers on 1:37 pm March 17, 2016

Those of you interested in Virtual Reality & 3D, should listen to the podcast from Wellcomemat… [via WellcomeMat]

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