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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Visualise 1000s Of Product Combinations

Set Visions automation service can visualise endless product combinations quickly and cost-effectively.

Ecommerce is a highly competitive market. Savvy online shoppers are turned off by low res swatch shots and ‘also comes in..’ They demand to see the product before making an informed purchase; our batch rendering service is the perfect solution.

Our client JB Kind wanted to engage with the online customers and show the endless possibilities of their product combinations. They asked us to generate the content for their online configurator to demonstrate the wide variety of their product designs in relatable homely environments.

We created one core room set for consistency and adapted this for a hall, kitchen, and living room. We then generated a huge number of individual CGI renders, doors in every single available finish, with alternative floors and handle choices.

automation-rendering-product-visualiser-CGI

To produce this volume of content cost-effectively, our team automated the process. The bespoke method uses a spreadsheet to drive the renders automatically. Product colours, finishes, handle options, and even the floor and wall choice were all pre-specified by our client. The software uses this information and connects to our render manager, distributing the tasks to our render farm. By removing manual input, we can reduce the unit costs for our customers.

On this occasion, we worked with our client’s existing digital provider. Alternatively, our in-house team can fully manage the configurator content and build, delivering the entire project through our agency.

Check out the finished visualiser here.

For an informal chat to discuss our batch rendering and configurator service can improve your eCommerce offering, contact sales@setvisions.co.uk to arrange a call.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Leverage the power of immersive visualisations

Unreal Engine (UE) has broken out of the gaming world and is firmly taking its place in the commercial space of CG Studios, architects, and designers. Users interact with a virtual environment through real-time realistic and compelling renders.

UE is an ideal solution to remotely demonstrate a showroom, sales presenter, or an architectural flythrough. The rendering software can be an alternative and enhancement to exhibitions or trade shows. All the information a potential customer would want to see will be at their fingertips.

This is also an excellent tool for retailers who are looking to offer their customers an interactive product experience. Pixel streaming (high-quality server-side rendering) allows any user in any location to access this tool with a touchscreen device, desktop, or video.

For a truly immersive experience, users can take advantage of the VR/AR options. Potential customers simply use a VR headset to inspect products and environments in their own time, cutting the need for lengthy sales presentations.

Check out our Visualise website for more information on our interactive offerings, or contact our team at sales@setvisions.co.uk for more information.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Position your brand as an innovator

Position your brand as an innovator with Augmented Reality.

Smartphones have changed the way we shop for furniture with AR allowing consumers to safely visualise your product in their home without having to commit to purchase. This virtual ‘try before you buy’ boosts customer confidence in that big-ticket item and reduces return rates.

With a record boom in eCommerce, now is the time to invest. Research has shown that 75% of customers expect retailers to offer an AR solution when shopping online.

Our creative studio delivers both online AR and downloadable content for our clients.
-Immersive through browser AR
-Mobile apps with a bespoke design
-Online 360 spins

Let us help you to further engage with new and existing customers.

Contact sales@setvisions.co.uk for more information and a demonstration.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

App driven AR

Augmented Reality (AR) is a powerful engagement tool for retailers, especially in the home renovation and décor market. By combining visuals and enhanced interactivity, AR reinvents the way users interact with your product in the safety of their own home.

App based AR offers the flexibility to bring a selection of products into the same space, change colours and compare options. The success of Ikea ‘Place’ and Wayfair’s ‘View In a Room’ are testament to the popularity of this functionality.

Mobile devices are one of the most widely available distribution platforms. Gone are the days of clunky headsets and awkward QR codes – All that is now required is a simple download to a smart device.

This easily accessible technology gives companies an edge over their competition in today’s market.

Contact the team to gain more understanding of Set Visions interactive solutions.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Business As Usual

New year, new lockdown but it's #businessasusual for Set Visions. As a technology-based company, our CGI production team is working remotely allowing us to keep delivering our CG, animation and AR projects.

Some of our supportive staff are also manning the studio, with our doors open for quick photography turn around jobs from packaging to 360 cutouts. This flexible service can sustain the change in the market, with the nation side-stepping the highstreet in favour of online shopping. Home appliances and decorative accessories are ideal content for ecommerce quick wins.

We’d also like to thank our loyal staff that have been so considerate towards their colleagues and our company through these fluctuating times. With their dedication, we can in turn, support and strengthen your business in this time of uncertainty.

CGI artist Set Visions

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

AR - How we work

Have you considered AR in your marketing strategy?

Due to ever increasing Covid restrictions, we are seeing more requests for a solution that enables our clients to engage with customers, to cross-sell products and highlight calls to action whilst working remotely.

The varied application for the online AR tool is making a real impact on ecommerce sites. Our products can be easily integrated within an existing website or can be a standalone solutions to replace or support trade shows.

Check out our ‘How we work’ demo video showcasing Augmented Reality solutions designed to help you reach your business goals.

If you would like to see more examples of our AR tools feel free to contact our team and set up an online call.



Sunday, October 18, 2020

Virtual tours made simple

Set Visions 360 AR tours are a simple way for your customers to view your product in a virtual showroom without the concerns of social distancing.

Our Augmented Reality solutions have seen an increase in interest due to the current restrictions. There has been an unprecedented boom in online shopping and retailers must now focus on their customer’s online journey to remain competitive.

The simple interface allows consumers to engage with your product in a safe environment. Within the 360 tour, there are ‘hotspot links’ which provides product information and web links to the product shopping page, allowing shoppers to easily switch between the tour or purchasing the featured product.

Set Visions 360 AR tours can be simply integrated into your existing website, saving you time and resources when compared to other solutions. This can be applied to any market, from electronic retailers to kitchen and DIY and one stop department stores.

Now is the time to take advantage of this mobile friendly offering from Set Visions.

Take a few minutes out of your day to check out a recently completed project and contact the team to see how we can put you ahead of the competition.

360 kitchen showroom virtual tour

Friday, July 17, 2020

Interactive Promotional Solutions

Due to the restrictions enforced during this pandemic, many manufacturers and brands are having to abandon their usual routes to market. Trade shows, showrooms and even the regular visits by the rep are being superseded by online marketing and ecommerce.

Over the past few months, we have seen a dramatic increase in enquiries for interactive solutions as brands look for new and meaningful ways to engage with retail buying teams to showcase new product lines and promotions.

Set Visions can provide you and your brand with quality digital content through the use of Virtual Showrooms, Augmented Reality and Interactive videos as this becomes ‘Business As Usual’.

Give us a call to see how we can put you ahead of the competition.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Tactile eCommerce with AR

Set Vision’s Visualise team enables online shoppers to search and learn about products from the comfort of their own home.

We are all feeling the impact of Covid-19 and as we adapt to the ever-changing situation, bricks and mortar can be swapped for interactive solutions to bring products to life. This asset is a great way for a consumer to gain key information, engage with the product putting the shopping experience back into their hands.

The AR tool helps boost conversions and can reduce returns as the consumer is far more confident in their purchase. The innovative solution is no longer exclusive to the luxury product market, as the cost-effective tool can be easily integrated to existing websites.

This AR solution is designed to sit alongside product imagery and video, building online content to help boost your brand’s Google rankings.

Contact the team to see how Set Visions can help strengthen your customer journey and online sales.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Customise your AR pitch

AR should be a serious consideration for your sales and B2B strategy. AR is still a new technology to most consumers. This engaging product has been updated to provide an effective interactive customer experience moving the software status from novel to engaging.

Set Vision’s virtual 360 tours are a bespoke offering, allowing consumers to be bold with their design choices without committing to a price tag. Below we have created an open plan kitchen and boot room fitted out with the end customer’s choice of kitchen doors, fixtures and fittings. This demo is perfect for kitchen or DIY retailers looking to showcase their products.

The indirect sales tactic gains consumers’ trust and increases the status of your brand.

This process can also be easily integrated into B2B strategy, pitching for renovation work or interior design concepts, even packaging visualisations. The tool can be customised for each pitch, it can shorten the approvals process and put you ahead of your competitors.

The cost effective technology is easy to integrate into existing websites, with the end user just needing a smart tablet or phone to access the immersive tool.

Contact the studio to set up a demo or to discuss all of our AR solutions.

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10th May 2022

Visualise 1000s Of Product Combinations

Set Visions automation service can visualise endless product combinations quickly and...

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26th Jan 2022

Leverage the power of immersive visualisations

Unreal Engine (UE) has broken out of the gaming world and is firmly taking its place in the...

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