November 24, 2016
DEALER MARKETING // EVOX IMAGES UNVEILS RELAYCARS 5.0 VIRTUAL REALITY APP
AUTOMOTIVE IMAGING LEADER OFFERS FIRST VR PORTAL FOR TRUCK SHOPPERS TO RESEARCH AND COMPARE MODELS.
Rancho Dominguez, CA — November 1, 2016 — EVOX Images®, a world leader in high-quality automotive stock photography, 360-degree automotive imaging, and global build-to-order automotive content solutions, today unveiled RelayCars™ 5.0, a mobile app positioned as the first portal for truck shoppers to research and compare models.
Accessible in the Oculus Samsung Gear VR™ Store, the new app is also available in a cardboard version for Android users.
Equipped with dynamic content uploads and other features to provide the ultimate car viewing experience, RelayCars 5.0 provides a first-hand look inside truck models from the entire EVOX VR library. The result is the most expansive selection of vehicles ever presented to VR users.
Changing the way car-shoppers experience automobiles since its inception in 1995, EVOX utilizes its industry-leading 360-degree imaging—which it supplies to more than 20,000 dealer websites and the top automotive websites—to power its new virtual reality technology.
The launch of RelayCars 5.0 follows the March release of the highly successful RelayCars Version 4. Accessible at the Oculus Samsung Gear VR store, that app generated more than 700,000 downloads, consistently ranking among the top downloaded apps. Designed as a VR portal that provides users with a truly immersive experience, the RelayCars Virtual Showroom lets users explore a variety of different vehicles, watch informational videos in a “virtual cinema.”
“RelayCars 5.0 builds off the tremendous momentum we’ve generated since launching RelayCars earlier this year,” said EVOX Images CEO David Falstrup. “Given that overwhelming reaction, we felt it was imperative to provide VR enthusiasts with a next-generation app that provides a look at a complete vehicle line. For truck shoppers, the access to the newest domestics and imports is unprecedented. For OEMs and dealers, it promises to truly engage, excite, and motivate their target customers.”
EVOX’s virtual reality products and solutions enhance the vehicle-buying experience by transporting shoppers into the driver’s seat of their favorite vehicle. Within the past year, the EVOX VR team has extended technology offerings with the introduction of showrooms, virtual cinema, vehicle configurator capability, VR product clinics, and more.
These new virtual shopping features will benefit dealers by building customer engagement and driving store traffic. Leading research firms are currently in-market with EVOX’s Global OEM Virtual Reality Product clinic content.
EVOX Images is in full production of a comprehensive VR Image Database of U.S. Automobiles—a library of high-quality interior and exterior, 360-degree stereoscopic images for use with Oculus Rift™, Samsung Gear VR™, HTC Vive, Google Cardboard™, and other mobile and desktop VR headsets.
To learn more about EVOX and its virtual reality products and solutions, please visit www.evoxvr.com on your mobile smartphone, and view with Google Cardboard and similar VR mobile headsets.
ABOUT EVOX IMAGES
EVOX Images Driving Innovation in Automotive Imagery™: EVOX provides rapid large-scale global image creation solutions on demand with a focus on automotive VR and 360 images. In addition, our automobile stock image database offers the absolute, most complete package of consistent still and 360 vehicle imagery on an unmatched delivery schedule and highest quality. EVOX captures vehicle photography and CGI globally, and without needing access to the manufacturer CAD files.