First time VR challenges A room-scale VR hardware setup introduces a lot of new parts that many people have never used before, including hand-held controllers. Minimizing the shock of using these new devices is key to having a positive experience.
4 days ago
You probably already know how important a model suite is in the process of selling a new development. We humans are easily confused by things like plans and dimensions, and we greatly prefer a physical experience over looking at pictures when it comes to understanding spaces. By doing this, we create spatial memory and help build an emotional […]
3 weeks ago
It’s that time of year again here at Designstor, when the need for some technical fine-tuning takes reign, and we graciously step aside to let our IT team do their thing. From Monday, July 2nd to Friday, July 6th, Designstor will be closed for our annual Summer Shutdown. During this time, maintenance, upgrades, and restoration (of both […]
2 months ago
If you’ve ever been to a condominium sales gallery (and if you’re reading this, there’s a huge chance that you have), you’ll know that a key component of the sales experience for the past decade has been the Touchscreen. Yes, the venerable Touchscreen has been with us for a long time, and has become so […]
6 months ago
If you’re headed to the ULI Fall conference, we’d love to meet you! Who are we, you ask? We’re Designstor, a creative technology and visualization company, and we help sell new developments. We create truly persuasive tools and content for all development types: Interactive Applications We create beautifully useful applications for all types of interactive displays; from […]
10 months ago
If you’ve ever been involved in the design and implementation of a new institutional development, you’ll be familiar with the challenges of receiving approvals from stakeholders. An institutional building needs to last for decades, and the decisions made at the design stage are critical in defining the usability and, ultimately, longevity of the project. Designstor […]
11 months ago
We recently launched Suite out of a desire to provide what new residential developments need most: more visualization content. Suite breaks away from the typical “per rendering” model and provides everything in one package: renderings, animation, social media assets, and optional VR experiences. Suite leverages Designstor’s unique rendering workflow and experience, allowing us to provide […]
We’re really excited about the launch of Suite and to share the excitement we’re doing a promo for the month of May. All contracts signed in May for a Suite package with VR will come with a free HTC Vive. Yes. We’re giving away HTC Vives. Sounds like a #suitedeal to us.
How do tomorrow’s cutting edge Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies affect built structures? More importantly, how do they fit with your vision? Join us at the ULI Toronto Symposium as we showcase our Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions with Boszko & Verity to uncover these answers for yourself. Drop by room 104D on Monday, April […]
While gearing up to relocate Designstor in May we had an “aha” moment when we realized this was the perfect opportunity to test our applications with the Hololens and HTC Vive on ourselves. We could experience firsthand what it would be like to design and plan a space pre-construction using our own services. In today’s […]