The HomeLane.com consumers are now able to practically use the virtual reality headsets for furnishing their houses as the online furnishing firm has unveiled its virtual reality-based device, Kaleido.
Kaleido is a Google Cardboard based Virtual Reality headset that provides an immersive VR experience to the user. While using the device, the user will be able to see how their bedroom, kitchen or living room looks with the products.
Commenting on the launch, Srikanth Iyer, CEO of HomeLane.com said that the idea was to use technology, in-a-way such that the users can furnish their dream home in a completely revolutionise manner.
“It’s a unique tool for users in home decor with assisted guidance using virtual reality options that they can look at for their interior including kitchen, wardrobe, living rooms, bedrooms. So, you haven’t spend the money but can visualise what the room will look like at an immersive level. It is an extremely immersive experience better than going to a showroom because in a showroom you will never see what you really want at the end of the day,” Iyer explained.
Moreover, the HomeLane.com further reported that the Kaledio is a part of the company’s ‘showroom in a box’ philosophy and it is trying to bring the flea market to the consumer’s doorstep by combining the opposite poles, imagination and reality.
“We expect Kaleido to be a game changer in the home furnishing industry and make it dramatically convenient for a new home owner to decide on the perfect design, color and look for their dream home,” he further added.
As per the records, the HomeLane.com is the first home furnishing firm in India that offers installation in six weeks from the order date, with a guarantee. In addition, the company also provides a 5-year of warranty period on its durable products.
Currently, Homelane.com has its physical presence in metropolitan cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune and Kochi, and to planning to expand in Mumbai and NCR soon. “We have seen some startling initial results (for VR and Kaleido) and plan to use it across the country,” Iyer adds.
Reports suggest that the fixed furniture and home solutions market size is estimated to be $10 billion in the top 10 Indian cities. This market is growing at 20% CAGR.