Furniture shoppers “will be able to experience the closest thing online to
the showroom,” Hertz said.
Financial arrangements between the companies were
The site will feature full-angle rotational viewing of furniture styles and
colors. In addition, the proprietary rollover feature will allow customers to
zoom in on surfaces,
textures and other details.
“The 3Dshopping System allows customers to virtually touch our products
and view details right down to the grain of the wood,” said Mark Wagner,
president of Hertz Furniture.
“Apart from actually visiting our showrooms, we
have not found any other Web technology that comes close to offering these
The 3Dshopping System content is created through proprietary digital
photography and programming techniques that, together, produce a fluid
full-range rotational view
of selected products.
It does not require special software or plug-ins.
3Dshopping.com, formerly Pi Graphix Inc., was launched in 1996 and markets
its e-commerce solutions to provide fashion retailers and companies with