Investors are spending real money to buy land in a new city that only exists in virtual reality. Buyers can build whatever they want on their plots in Decentraland. Many hope to make a profit trading goods and services in the virtual world’s own crypto currency. But will Decentraland be an online utopia or a… Read more »
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Imagine touring your next potential home without having to leave your couch. Gryd.com developing virtual reality apartment tours out of Winnipeg, and founder Jordan Billinkoff says it won’t be too long before his company expands across Canada. “I think every single piece of real estate that’s on the market is going to have a virtual reality tour with it, and… Read more »
Making pancakes is harder than it looks in the new virtual reality kitchen at Ikea in Etobicoke. Wearing goggles and gripping a controller in each hand, customers are transported from a virtual reality box the size of a tool shed located inside the kitchen department at the store into a small virtual kitchen, where they… Read more »
Using VR to sell homes Source: CNN Date: August 25th, 2016 Link to video: http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2016/08/19/virtual-reality-real-estate.cnnmoney/index.html Discussion 1) VR is not new, but it is clearly getting more mainstream. What other applications would benefit from this VR sales approach? 2) Are there any additional privacy or security issues arising from the use of VR to make sales?