Transported is a nice app on Oculus store that lets you take tours of awesome houses from all over the world. This has two purposes:
- If you’re rich, you can take a tour of the house from wherever you are in the world and then decide if buying it.
- If you’re poor, you can see how is it living in a big house and then cry in a corner. I belong to this group, of course.
Obviously the target of this app is the first category of people: buying a house is a very complicated process and you have to visit lots of houses to decide which one is the best one and this makes you lose a lot of time. I’ve friends that have just gone through all this process (not for millions-worth houses, unluckily) and this is just a nuisance. So, why don’t make all this better doing the tours in virtual reality? This is surely the idea that got the guys of Transported… an idea that is surely interesting. I’m sure that no virtual tour can substitute at the moment the action of going inside a house and feel how it is from the inside, but virtually one could go even to 100 houses in few time and then going actually in real life only to the 2-3 ones that seemed the most interesting. Continue reading “Transported review: visit the house of rich people in VR”