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GeoCV slashes cost of high-quality 3-D home tours

App built for new generation of smartphones
  • GeoCV is focused exclusively on designing 3-D home tour apps for compatible smartphones.
  • The goal is to make cheap, high-quality 3-D tours that will be a no-brainer for agents.

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In the not-to-distant future, many real estate agents and consumers will be able to use their smartphones to capture 3-D home tours. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is the only smartphone on the market that offers this functionality, but a handful of other 3-D camera-equipped mobile devices will roll out later this year. New York City-based GeoCV is focused exclusively on designing 3-D home tour apps for such phones. It's already created one that runs on the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, and plans to make the app available to real estate photographers and agents around the country in the coming months. The company recently closed a $1.8 million seed funding round led by Runa Capital, bringing its total funding to $2.5 million. (Emery Capital and some angel investors also participated in the round.) Saving money (and headaches) GeoCV's app will be compatible with a number of other smartphones with 3-D cameras, since they will likely use the same operating software as the Lenovo P...