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Total 3D Solutions Helps Bring Immersive Video Tours to Real Estate Industry

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The days of driving all over town looking at houses is over with the new Carl Zeiss cinemizer OLED multimedia video glasses, available in the U.S. and Canada from Total 3D Solutions' network of dealers and distributors. Total 3D Solutions and HDhat are showcasing the cinemizer OLED and its potential for the real estate market at this week's Real Estate Connect conference in New York City. Total 3D Solutions is supporting their dealer HDHat.com located in booth 10 at Real Estate Connect.

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With the cinemizer OLED, realtors can provide a new level of service to their customers. Designed to make home buying more enjoyable and less time intensive, the system allows agents to show purchasers immersive home video tours anywhere, anyplace and at any time on a virtual 40" big screen HDTV. With 2D and 3D capabilities, the cinemizer OLED immerses the viewer into the home tour, without the time-intensive process of driving from property to property.

"We're always looking for the latest in technology to help sell homes," said Kevin Higgins, realtor with Real Estate One. "The opportunity to walk through a home in a 3D video tour is incredible; statistics show that home buyers love pictures and existing video tours—they'll eat it up in 3D. This technology will bring radical change to how homes are bought and sold."

With a high-contrast display, lightweight design for easy set-up and positioning, and personalized diopter settings to adjust focus individually for each user, the cinemizer OLED is the most affordable, high-quality set of immersive video glasses of its type on the market. Realtors are able to access home tours from an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The glasses also can be easily connected to a PC, Mac, or handheld touch device via Wi-Fi.

"We took the unique needs of the real estate industry into account when working with partners on an industry solution," said Dave Hodgson, principal of Total 3D Solutions. "The cinemizer OLED provides a whole new opportunity for realtors and brokers. Not only will realtors be able to more easily expand the offerings of real estate shown to potential buyers, but brokers can use the technology to recruit and hire new agents at their companies."

The cinemizer OLED is made available through Total 3D Solutions growing network of partners. Kits can be developed that include an Apple connector kit and an optional fourth-generation iPod Touch device for playing digital video. Packages can also be developed to provide the glasses with a charger, carrying and storage case, in-office promotional materials and staff training.  Total 3D Solutions offers full service and support to dealers and customers in North America. For more information on the cinemizer OLED or becoming a Total 3D Solutions distributor; and to view a brief video describing the real estate applications of the cinemizer OLED, please visit www.total3dsolutions.com/realestate.

About Total 3D Solutions 

Total 3D Solutions is a Carl Zeiss business partner and North American distributor for the cinemizer OLED.  A Michigan-based company, Total 3D Solutions has 15 years of experience in the fields of 3D video production and animation, app development, and immersive training solutions for the U.S. military and several large U.S. corporations. 

In addition to immersive training solutions, Total 3D Solutions develops various applications and uses for the cinemizer OLED, such as controlling model aircraft via first-person view (FPV), a presentation tool for architects, a marketing tool for ad agencies and as a flexible viewfinder for photographers and film-makers. For more information, please visit www.total3dsolutions.com.

About Carl Zeiss Group

The Carl Zeiss Group is an international leader in the fields of optics and opto-electronics. With 24,000 employees, Carl Zeiss has contributed to technological progress all over the world for more than 160 years through innovative technologies and leading-edge solutions in the areas of semiconductor manufacturing technology, industrial metrology, microscopy, medical technology, vision care and consumer optics/optronics. The company was founded in 1846 in Jena, Germany, and is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany.

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