News Corp project was to conceptualize and produce testable prototypes that reconsider UI/UX for online real-estate discovery. Concepts were focus on Mobile/Web, AR and VR in that order of priority.
It was a 5-weeks project from March to April 2017, in a small team (5 students). Each team members presented their own ideas and delivered high-fidelity prototypes to News Corp at the end of the month.
- Interest and experience designing UI/UX.
- Experience with rapid prototyping.
- Experience building functional prototypes.
- Experience with AR and VR.
To create testable prototypes that reconsider UI/UX for online real-estate discovery. The creation of diverse prototypes that push our understanding of how users find real-estate that is relevant to their needs. Prototypes could be a mix of static comps or functional walk-throughs with an emphasis on core functionality as opposed to look-and-feel. Final prototypes were presented such that they can be focus-tested by an independent party.
To position Newscorp/Realtor.com to be first-to-market with alternate approaches to the sale of real-estate.
- Make it less painful
- Great shopping experience
- Rapid scanning of inventory
OUR TEAM'S CONCEPT
Redefining home buying experience with Augmented Reality
realtor.com® is the trusted resource for home buyers, sellers and dreamers, offering the most comprehensive source of for-sale properties, among competing national sites, and the information, tools and professional expertise to help people move confidently through every step of their home journey. It pioneered the world of digital real estate 20 years ago, and today helps make all things home simple, efficient and enjoyable. realtor.com®is operated by News Corp subsidiary Move, Inc. under a perpetual license to operate realtor.com® from the National Association of REALTORS.®
NYC Media Lab connects digital media and technology companies with New York City's universities to drive innovation, entrepreneurship and talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, NYC Media Lab funds prototyping projects that foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media and runs The Combine, an early stage accelerator for emerging media and technology startups.