How to Feature Real Estate Properties in Virtual Reality

Oculus-rift-vr-headsetAre you trying to figure out the unusual landscape of virtual reality and how to use it in your real estate business? For most people, they haven’t had the opportunity to experience Virtual Reality, but they will get their chance soon as the technology goes mainstream.

Virtual home tours, as they have existed for many years, have mainly been panoramic images that are static photos and displayed in a web browser only.  The next generation of virtual tours is 360 degree videos which can be viewed on both a web browser and through Virtual Reality headsets.  In March of 2015, Youtube debuted their 360 Degree videos channel. This has opened up a huge opportunity for the real estate industry to feature properties in the best online presentation possible. Now anyone in the world can view a real estate property with a VR headset and view that home in 3D.  

Watch the following 360 Degree video and click on the video and drag the video in any direction to change the view of the video (this works in Chrome and Firefox browsers, it currently doesn’t work in Internet Explorer):

Watch the following video for a review of the best 360 Cameras you can buy:


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