RelayCars Inc., located in Rancho Dominguez, announced today its virtual reality automobile viewing app will soon be available on Magic Leap Inc.’s newest VR headset, the Magic Leap One.
RelayCars is a subsidiary of Evox Productions (doing business as Evox Images), which specializes in providing vehicle photography to dealer websites and original equipment manufacturers. RelayCars uses Evox’s library of automotive imagery to create immersive VR experiences for users who want to tour the features of a new car before entering a dealership. The addition of its app, which previously ran on iOS, Android, Microsoft MR, Google Daydream, Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR devices allows to Magic Leap allows RelayCars customers to put virtual cars “in the room with them,” as well customize the car’s appearance and watch the vehicles drive around. Users can view the interior and exterior of vehicles in stereoscopic 360-degree VR.
The Magic Leap app will be available this September, a spokesperson from RelayCars reported.
Chief executive of RelayCars David Falstrup said the company is “excited to be the first automotive experience on the market for the Magic Leap headset,” and added he is “very impressed with the capabilities of the new device and see great potential for automotive applications in augmented reality.”
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