Matterport lands $5M funding round to beef up its 3D real estate imagery



3D visualization company Matterport is intent on bringing its virtual reality technologies into the mainstream real estate industry, after landing a $5 million funding round led by Ericsson Ventures.

Virtual Reality tech is set to become a key part of real estate marketing



The real estate sector is one of a handful of industries leading the charge where it comes to Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies.

Virtual Reality Helping Insurers to Understand Risk More Easily



Not so long ago the usage of virtual reality was regarded as being confined to video games but nowadays it is increasingly being used by other industries and in particular by the insurance industry. Apparently, the insurance industry is finding virtual reality useful for training and research and for product development.

YouTube adds new virtual reality-like video format VR180



YouTube has added a new virtual reality video format that has enormous potential for showcasing futuristic property listings

What Facebook’s support for 360° video means for real estate



Virtual reality and augmented reality are often touted as the technology of tomorrow, but the ‘real’ reality is it’s already here.

roOomy teams up with Climb Real Estate to show off AR/VR staging technology



Virtual staging app specialist roOomy is teaming up with Climb Real Estate to show off a proof of concept involving its augmented reality and virtual reality technology and Tango,

5 Potential Problems with a Long Distance Home Purchase



On the surface purchasing homes long distance has become easier. With camera phones, virtual online tours and social media, you can find out a great deal about potential properties without even physically visiting them

Nearly Two Thirds of People in the US Are Not Aware of Virtual Reality



A recent study from Parks Associates found that 63% of people in the US are not familiar with and know very little or nothing about virtual reality.

6 tech trends that will revolutionize the real estate business



Advancements in technology mean that real estate pros no longer need to check the classifieds for new listings, send out faxes or use direct mail advertising. The innovations that made those every day tasks obsolete helped to revolutionize how the real estate business works – but can you imagine how the industry will look in […]

Will Virtual Reality Help Your Next Home Move?



Floored is a VR company that allows clients to create what are being called immersive simulations for architectural projects that may still be in the early concept stages.

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