Understanding Virtual Reality in Real Estate and Development

All sorts of sci-fi images are conjured up in one’s mind at the mention of “Virtual Reality”. It’s a trendy word to drop these days, and is, unfortunately, often dropped out of proper context in the Real Estate and Development industry. If you are trying to wrap your head around the world of VR in […]
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Rowan San Francisco

Rowan San Francisco: A Noble Lineage

Continuing along in our string of San Francisco projects is Rowan, a mid-rise condo that launches today.  We’re thrilled to be involved in this development and wish Trumark Urban all the best on this exciting day! Rowan is the descendant to an application that was first deployed some three years ago. Its great-great grandmother was a real-time […]
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Holo Wow-I-Can’t-Believe-How-Cool-that-Is

About a month ago Designstor had the honour of becoming part of the first wave of developers to get their hands on the new Microsoft Hololens.  It was a while before Franco and Rob stopped hogging the units for initial tests, but eventually, everyone got to try them. And, almost without exception, the first word to […]
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The Penthouse Collection

It’s hard to argue against the benefits of life at the top. The views are spectacular, the city quieter and the spaces often larger. If those benefits aren’t impressive enough, consider the emotional and psychological effects of key-only access or the ability to sunbathe in privacy (and without shade). Beyond the welcome added vitamin D, […]
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Rockwell

We will, we will Rockwell!

We’re in an industry where collaboration and teamwork are mandatory in all projects. From working with interior designers on furniture placement in the virtual world to coordinating with construction teams on installing larger than life interactive displays, we’re no strangers to interdisciplinary cooperation. While team efforts can sometimes present certain challenges, we believe that a successful collaboration breeds top […]
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The Well Toronto

A Well-come Change: The Well Toronto

With more facets than the Ontario Place Cinesphere, our assignment for Allied Properties REIT’s The Well had a bit of everything. On the interactive front, we needed to create a sales application that integrated a scale model (wired up with over 3500 LEDs!), a 12’ x 7’ media wall and a tablet controller into a […]
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Lumina San Francisco

Media Walls: More Than Just A Video Wall

Large format video walls have an undeniable visual impact. But when you can interact with the content being displayed, you’ve got something that will not only attract attention but hold it. We’ve been calling these installations media walls, because rather than being designed for passive viewing, a media wall depends on user interaction. Media walls can be […]
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