Sense-R, a virtual reality company in Dubai has developed a fully immersive VR experience commissioned by the Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) to educate users and raise awareness about their water and energy saving program, TARSHEED. The goal was to design a fun, memorable yet educational experience highlighting the conecpt of sustainable home, that would stand out when compared to traditional media and video promotion.
The Virtual Reality house tour transports users into a modern-day Emirati villa, featuring a variety of interactions. Information hot-spots guide the users through a series of activities designed to showcase DEWA’s energy and water conservation tips. The real estate Virtual Reality user experience is seamless and intuitive through the sound and visual clues, and the strategically placed information and instruction hotspots.
Smart Home VR experience features:
- Best visuals and sounds, built for a high-quality headsets like HTC VIVE
- Over 12 Interactive experiences guide the user from the garden into the house, while turning off taps, switching off the lights, closing doors, windows, filling the washing machine, and so on.
- Voice commands direct the user on what to do next.
- In-experience branding (TV plays the real-life DEWA advert, paper on the kitchen table)