This is a great article and look into the future! I can imagine in our Parkway office in one of the booths with our virtual glasses on, taking a tour of the local area.
This kind of innovation is what will get the property market buzzing and would give the customer an amazing experience where you can look, smell and touch even on a property that has not been built!
Using 3D 360-degree cameras and a virtual reality headset, house hunters can step into a ‘virtual explorium’, which will offer a multi-sensory tour of homes for sale - all without having to set foot inside the door. You will even be able to feel your environment – with haptic gloves, which give you a realistic sense of touch in a virtual world, and olfactory VR which is currently in development to allow a virtual sense of smell. This sort of technology – including augmented reality – also offers the opportunity for virtual refits, so the buyer could see a room as they would decorate it, with their own furniture and choice of paint. And while you're at it, says the report, you can chat to your builder