An update to the MagicPlan mobile app makes it easier for users to create accurate floor plans for their listings on the go, developer Sensopia Inc. says. The app, which debuted in 2011, now allows users to create a floor plan for a home in as little as 15 minutes by tapping into their mobile device's accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and camera, said Pierre Gaubil, Sensopia's co-founder and CEO. To build a floor plan, users stand in a central spot in each room and rotate, tagging each corner of the room and noting the location of doorways. The app also allows users to overlay features like electrical outlets, furniture, and home accessories like fans and mirrors on the floor plans. Plans can then be shared via the Web or through files formats like JPEG, PDF or DXF, a file for...
Dec 19, 2013 by Teke Wiggin
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