VirtualAPT's robot makes 360-degree property videos for real estate agents

  • A rover can shoot 360-degree footage of a home while moving along a pre-plotted route.
  • Made by VirtualAPT, the videos can include on-camera presentations from real estate agents.
  • They're an alternative to 3-D homes tours from companies such as Matterport.

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A four-wheeled tripod outfitted with a computer, 360-degree camera and sensors can roam properties, producing highly choreographed, immersive videos that would be difficult — if not impossible — to replicate with a normal video camera.