Throughout our daily lives, we encounter a plethora of digital technologies – we’re constantly
glued to our smartphones, and even our homes have become smart, delivering entertainment and security at the convenient touch of a button.
Technology is one of the fastest growing sectors out there, and within the glazing industry,
several solutions have come to the fore in recent years.
It’s why this year at PST, we decided to develop vsHome AR, an innovative app that allows
installers to share product designs directly to their customer’s phone or tablet using
augmented reality. The customer can choose from three different viewing modes – Real
Scale, Tabletop and VR – giving them the opportunity to look around, step inside and explore
their potential purchase before making a commitment.
vsHome AR works as a companion app to vsHome, our sales platform that has been designed specifically for installers.
vsHome is an advanced yet simple to use sales and surveying software solution where you
can design, visualise, and price a wide range of products such as windows, doors,
conservatories, garden rooms and more. With an integrated 3D editor and simple to use drag and drop tools, installers can bring their customers’ ideas to life.
With the development of vsHome, we needed to take this a step further in order to allow
installers to complete the sales process using modern augmented reality technology.
Through vsHome AR, then, installers can share their designs with customers, and with
multiple viewing modes, homeowners can either scale the model to a life size representation
on the side of their home, or place it on a tabletop.
With vsHome AR, installers can add a real wow factor to their sales visits, giving potential
customers more control over their investments, increase conversion rates, and grow their