AT blog Airbnb news about that the rental service is testing a new feature - virtual tour of apartment in front of her rent. To and under the sink look and width of the room to measure.
How it works
Judging by to what is written in blog, this will be the most usual virtual tour. Not just by Louvre or the beach on Bali, and by apartment. The user will be able to walk on room, turn your head in searching for an interesting and move from one room in room in another with using a virtual card. The main thing to look at the apartment was convenient both with screen smartphone, and using the helmet of virtual reality.
True, not it is quite clear how Airbnb will encourage homeowners to shoot such videos. 360-camera - it's because neither never mass product, and do this with smartphone terribly uncomfortable.
Why this is necessary
By According to the representatives of the service, today's travelers do not care only the quality of living a rented apartment, but and view from windows, local infrastructure and Availability of places of cultural rest like coffee houses, entertainment centers and pubs. Therefore, it is better to lay out the cards immediately table, so that later wait for surprises.
Read in Russian: В Airbnb появятся виртуальные туры по съемным квартирам