Real estate platform adds virtual reality support in India

Press release: CommonFloor Introduces Virtual Reality for consumers in Real Estate – CommonFloor Retina

“As a new-age online realty player, technology and innovation are part of our core DNA,” said Sumit Jain, Co-founder and CEO, CommonFloor.com.Property buying demands huge time and financial investment by the buyer and it is our constant endeavour to create tools and technology that makes property search easy for the consumer and gives them a wow experience. CommonFloor Retina is a result of one such quest that adapts technology smartly to the consumer’s advantage.”

How does CommonFloor Retina work?

  • Install the CommonFloor Retina application on your Android phone.
  • Launch the App and insert the phone inside CF Retina headgear.
  • Experience the property through virtual reality.
  • Please visit www.commonfloor.com/retina and watch the video below for more information.

“We believe in making strategic investments in building cutting edge technology,” said Lalit Mangal, Co-founder and CTO, CommonFloor.com. “This product is pegged to be a game changer in the real estate industry in India and globally. We will work closely with the builder community to scale-up the number of projects listed, thereby helping property buyers to choose from as many projects that may want to visit.”

“CommonFloor has been instrumental in transforming the way we view properties.” said JC Sharma, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Sobha Limited. “Their  latest introduction, CommonFloor Retina, is indeed commendable. This state-of-the-art technology product will enable our customers to take a virtual tour of the property they wish to see in the comfort of their home. It allows them to experience both the interiors and exteriors of the property in an interesting manner and saves a lot of time, especially if one need to choose between several properties.”

To use CommonFloor Retina, a user simply needs to sport the headgear to experience virtual tour of the property of their choice. This offers buyers an unforgettable experience and insights about the property from the perspective of space and ambience among other features. The simple magnet on the headgear acts as a navigation tool. The app also saves the builders the cost and space to construct a model apartment.

“It is an interesting product that can help a home buyer visualize the building and apartment under consideration in greater depth,” said Vyoma Pandit, Senior DGM, Marketing, Brigade Group.. “It should be useful to customers who cannot be physically present at the property location before buying, and also to people who have already purchased a property and want to share it with their family and friends.”

Tech Specifications

  • The app works on the Android platform with the following phones
  • Nexus 4 and above
  • MotoG 2nd Gen
  • Samsung Galaxy 4 and above
  • MotoX
  • Mi3

CommonFloor.com has the largest number of property listings with more than 1 lakh residential projects listed on their platform from over 200 cities. The platform has already mapped 10M homes and is committed to map every property in India on its platform. The Company has a team of 1000+ employees and their constant endeavour is to get the best talent to work with them.

About CommonFloor.com

Launched in 2007 by Sumit Jain, Lalit Mangal and Vikas Malpani, CommonFloor.com, is India’s leading real estate platform that combines property search, apartment management and vendor management and caters to a person’s complete residential requirements.

From searching for an apartment to facilitating interactions within an apartment community on the ‘CommonFloor’ platform, to connecting one to relevant service providers, the platform is dedicated to meeting all aspects of consumers’ needs around their home. With over 5 lakh active property listings from over 200 cities, it has over 1 lakh residential projects listed with it. CommonFloor.com has been funded by Accel Partners, Tiger Global and Google Capital.

To know more about CommonFloor.com, please visit www.commonfloor.com

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