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How to Backup Your Matterport Spaces on iPad DanSmigrod 31 18 hoursDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, ✓ How to move models between iPad and Mac Dan
FAQs DanSmigrod 1 18 hoursDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, Here are We Get Around Network Forum discussions that are tagged: FAQ Plus, here are TAGGED TOPICS that are frequent questions: ✓ Large [Spaces to be Scanned by Matterport 3D Camera] ✓ Advice ✓ Newbie ✓ Capture Got a topic you feel should be tagged FAQ - or added to the list above - please post below. Best, Dan
New to the Forum? Please introduce yourself DanSmigrod 613 6 daysDanSmigrod (17974): @HJackson50 Welcome. I moved your questions here... Dan
About: We Get Around Network Instant Booking Service powered by KoaWare DanSmigrod 10 2 monthsDanSmigrod (17974): Grab from the front page of the WGAN Forum. @Wingman Thanks for asking ... Option #2 is limited to the United States. Option #1 is available globally. Best, Dan
Tips: How to Optimize Images for a Faster Website DanSmigrod 4 48 minuteswhereareweat (158): Has Wordpress plugin, if that’s your thing, and has PS plugin. Compresses well to hit a good page load score using the above suggested. Would recommend using lighthouse chrome plugin as well to get optimize suggestions. And obviously CDN all the images.
Dream Job at Matterport DanSmigrod 5 5 hoursCharlesHH (80): Mark Twain..."There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."
VR Video software solution with Menu option. alirizacil 5 6 hoursizoneguy (245): At $300-$500 per month and up that solution is not viable for an independent producer with a few VR projects per year.
Stat: 8 percent of all homes sold in the US in '18 had a Matterport 3D Tour DanSmigrod 8 7 hoursDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, In this Matterport job posting, the percentage says 4.5 percent. ✓ Dream Job at Matterport/#1 I would save the stat got revised down, BUT, in this Matterport job posting on the same day - Thursday, 18 April 2019, the stat is 8 percent. ✓ Dream Job at Matterport/#2 Which is it? Dan
50+ Free and/or Special Savings - When You Join the Free WGAN Forum DanSmigrod 1 14 hoursDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, Here are 50+ free and/or Special Savings - when you join the free WGAN Forum. When you join the WGAN Forum, you automatically receive a Private Message from me with all the links and passwords. Free 1. Free: Post to the We Get Around Network Forum (and please do!) 2. Free pass for 30 days: Guide to Matterport Service Provider Pricing 3. Free pass: WGAN Sample Forms Library – Free access when you provide a Sample...
How to Receive 12 Months of Free WGAN Basic Membership DanSmigrod 4 14 hoursDanSmigrod (17974): Hello all, Reminder to take advantage of WGAN BOGO – Buy One Get One Free – with participating WGAN Premium Members. Best, Dan
Free Nadir Logo Patch to Replace Tripod View DanSmigrod 21 15 hoursDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, If you bought a Ricoh Theta V or Insta360 One X to be able to publish to Matterport, you might find the Nadir tripod logo patch helpful - add your client and client website to cover the tripod - when you publish to Google Street View. Best, Dan
Fun with NodalView Home3D 3 16 hoursHome3D (790): NodalView system uses your own smartphone in a custom case with their NodalView fisheye lens and mounted to their Nodalview Rotator. You launch the NodalView app, it connects to the Rotator via bluetooth, and the base rotates, automatically clicking off super-wide shots, capturing bracketed HDR photos which it automatically blends, and these are all uploaded to NodalView's system which stitches them into photospheres. It's all easy and...
Zillow 3D Home (yeah, should be 360° Home) Home3D 1 16 hoursHome3D (790): In case you've been asleep, Zillow is rolling out 3D Home. Here's one that I actually shot months ago, but last week was able to finally connect to the listing as zip code 91302 was activated. clickable text Scroll down and you'll see that one image says "3D Panorama" in the top left corner. Click on this and you launch the 3D Home set of panos. FYI, Zillow told me that use of this process was going to give listings a search...
Indiegogo May 2019: Pilot Era 8K 360° VR Camera Optimized For GSV Creators! DanSmigrod 1 19 hoursDanSmigrod (17974): Grab of email: Pisoftech Pilot Era Website Hi All, Amazing specs on the Pisofttech Pilot Era 360º 1-click Camera: ✓ built-in ultra-precise GPS ✓ One-click batch upload to Google Maps (no computer...
Tips of the Week: Charge (More) for Floor Plans (from Matterport 3D Tours) DanSmigrod 1 20 hoursDanSmigrod (17974): Screen Grab Screen Grab Hi All, 1. Offer 2D schematic floor plans 2. Charge more (than you think) for 2D schematic floor plans (client branding will get you more $$$) If you look at the rate cards of Matterport Service Providers, two things are obvious to me: 1. Many Matterport...
Question of the Day: Do you charge extra "per additional floor" for MP? DanSmigrod 2 20 hoursrzphotoman (1117): Interesting concept :eek: Not sure it would work with my client base.
Great WordPress Themes for Matterport Service Providers DanSmigrod 1 1 dayDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, A WGAN Member reached out to me for a list of great WordPress themes for Matterport Service Providers. If you :heart: your WordPress theme, can you share it here? Or, Private Message me? Best, Dan
How to add Matterport 3D Tours & videos to the Matterport Highlights Reel DanSmigrod 2 2 daysJune (274): Yay Chris! You rock!
10 Reasons Matterport will acquire GeoCV DanSmigrod 8 2 daysjellofan (2): Unfortunately as pointed out in the separate lawsuit page "A 5 day Jury Trial is set to start 6/14/2021" so we still have a lot of time before that deadline will force someone's hand. In the interim the Sword of Damocles is hanging over GeoCV.
Which Key Industry Stakeholders Do You Focus On When Opening A New Market? Sara_iGuide 1 2 daysSara_iGuide (4): Understanding how to conduct a useful Market Analysis is one of the key skills we teach our Operator Network. This week’s video talks about the different stakeholders you need to focus on when conducting a Market Analysis. Do you know who should be on your top four list? 1. High producing real estate agents and teams/ local real estate brokerages 2. Your local real estate boards 3. Associations and MLS’s 4. Your local...
Google Street View - Help BlueImmersiveMedia 9 2 daysBlueImmersiveMedia (188): @DanSmigrod Grazie!
How to set up WP3D Models Client Message Template [Lead Generation] mykals21 2 2 daysrpetersn (1879): Hi @mykals21...glad to hear that everything is working well for you with WP3D Models. Here's more info on the "Client Message Template": Do you find yourself doing a lot of copying/pasting/emailing to get the various WP3D link/embeds into your client’s hands? We’ve implemented a new feature that will create a single place to grab all of that content. This is especially useful as a starting point for the “deliverable” email...
Cupix for AEC: Compare BIM to Construction Progress Saves Clients Money DanSmigrod 2 2 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, If you are friends with an architect, engineer or a general contractor, you might share this this video with them and ask if the ability to compare the BIM model with 3D tour of construction documentation would be helpful to them. This is a great use-case for you you to add Cupix to your visual storytelling services. Cupix works with any 360º 1-click camera such as the Ricoh Theta V or Insta360 One X. Best, Dan
ThreeSixty Tours + Ricoh Theta V or Insta360 One X DanSmigrod 1 2 daysDanSmigrod (17974): [threesixty][/threesixty]ThreeSixxty Tour courtesy of ThreeSixty Tours WGAN-TV Live at 5: ThreeSixty.Tours for Newbies: Demo and Discuss with WP3D Models Developer Ross Peterson ThreeSixty Tours + Ricoh Theta V or Insta360 One X Hi All, Reminder that if you bought a Ricoh Theta V or Insta360 One X to use with Matterport, you can also use your 360º 1-click camera with ThreeSixty...
"8% of US Broadband Households own a VR Headset: 25% are Familiar With VR DanSmigrod 2 2 daysizoneguy (245): The Matterport VR "experience" needs to be enhanced if it is to be of any real value. Walking around rooms without any interaction is not that exciting. I am looking at some other solutions to offer some enhanced VR experiences to my clients.
Question of the Day: Do you charge more for one business day delivery? DanSmigrod 4 2 daysfotoguy (223): The MP processing is incredibly slow these days. I ordered a floor plan last week that took over 48 hours to process. The realtor had to add it to the MLS listing later. I hate making more work for them.
Horrific Fire That Engulfed Norte Dame Cathedral: Why what we do Matters DanSmigrod 10 2 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Step inside Notre-Dame cathedral [VR/360] (28 February 2019) Ironically, this article first appeared 11 March 2019 ... checkout the 360º video above. VR Scout (11 March 2019) Targo Releases VR Documentary On Notre Dame Cathedral Your thoughts? Best, Dan
Article: "Want to make six figures? Try being a drone pilot" DanSmigrod 1 2 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, MarketWatch (15 August 2019) Want to make six figures? Try being a drone pilot Your thoughts on this article? Best, Dan P.S. FAQs about becoming a drone pilot
Video: How to attract new clients for real estate photography DanSmigrod 1 2 daysDanSmigrod (17974): How to attract new clients for real estate photography | Video courtesy of JRDNPWRS YouTube Channel Hi All, This video touches on: 1. Know-Like-Trust 2. Depends on your personal skills. First impressions are important. 3. Word of Mouth 4. Coaching 5. Invest in yourself 6. Be self aware of strengths and weaknesses 7. Call Call 8. Cold Email 9. Flyers 10. Advertise on Facebook 11. Brokerage...
[R&D] Take a tour of the secret MP dollhouse factory Tosolini 2 2 daysDanSmigrod (17974):
If GEOcv charged $1788 a year for unlimited processing who'd jump ship? hometakes 21 2 daysWingman (221): Each of two major listings websites in Australia are owned by big Australian Mass Media corporations. Two of them together probably share well above 90-95% of market for property listing in Australia. Both websites can and actually charge over $1000 just to have your property listed on them. And that's not even forever, if a property has not been sold within specific amount of days (I believe 45 days) you have to pay a few $100s just to keep...
How can you use this LED Backpack - swap-out photos/text - to make money? DanSmigrod 1 2 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Futuristic LED Backpack for $100!! | Video courtesy of Kevin Kunze YouTube Channel Hi All, Got some ideas on how to make money with this new LED backpack that lets you swap-out photos/text on the fly from your smartphone? ✓ Client gift with "their" photos? ✓ Your messaging walking into meetings (super-geeky) ✓ Conversation starter? ✓ Prize? ✓ Other? Best, Dan
Lawsuit: Matterport, Inc. versus GeoCV, Inc. - All Legal Documents DanSmigrod 29 2 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, No significant court filings in the Matterport versus GeoCV lawsuit, as of today (Tuesday, 16 April 2019). See related WGAN Forum post here: ✓ 10 Reasons Matterport will acquire GeoCV Best, Dan
How to receive free WP3D Models Installation, Configuration and Training DanSmigrod 16 2 daysJune (274): Thanks Dan! Website is coming together nicely. Just need to figure out a few more things. Might need to enlist the help of @GlennTremain
Tip: License aerial video to real estate agents (for the listing) DanSmigrod 1 3 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, In the UAV Coach Forum – same company that runs Drone Pilot Group School for the FAA Aeronautical Knowledge Test ( FAQs) – is this excellent post: ✓ Licensing Media for Real Estate – Are you doing it? Here's a short excerpt: "If you work in an area where properties are bought and sold repeatedly, you'll want the opportunity to license that media to the next realtor who's picking up the listing. It happens...
Smoking Gun: Proof That Matterport Markets to Collaborators (Your Clients!) DanSmigrod 16 3 daysmori (676): A first attempt I can think of to make them aware: try to collaborate by merging your accounts via cooperations. E.g. if 100 MSP´s ask MP for a special offer to bundle all their single accounts and spaces and then cancel all their single subscriptions they may start to listen? [redacted]
GEOCV prices cheaper than Matterport now Lukmoorkens 12 3 daysmori (676): Matterport is maybe only ahead of time as always and as I started my activities in the netherlands two years ago they may follow soon and already applied the correct pricing? I just can recommend the Netherlands, especially in comparison to germany ;-) O.k. - it´s not the right time for jokes - unfortunately - also the new CEO now proves he´s just a investor puppet if I see their latest behaviours, pricing updates and that large spaces can´t...
Dear Matterport, this is frightening ... DanSmigrod 2 3 daysmori (676): Why should a company focus on getting mini bucks from their clients by listening to their needs, when it can get millions by investors?
Video: How To Mount The Insta360 One X On A Car DanSmigrod 3 3 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Grab: Shopping List @GFHoge Thanks for your kind note and for asking. Here is the shopping list for the gear mentioned in the video ... I :heart: your use case: Best, Dan
Video: How to Instantly get Higher Quality 360 videos! DanSmigrod 2 3 daysVTLV (1500): Looks like I need to watch the original video and see what bit rate he was shooting in to begin with vs what the editing program is automatically suggests in his prior video "How To SHOOT & EDIT 3D (VR180)" Interesting things to consider when breaking into video a bit more starting with 360 video stills like you see with Saturday Night Live each week. ...
Matterport Newbie: “I need help and guidance. Where do I begin?” DanSmigrod 5 3 daysVTLV (1500): I was going to go with this one
WGAN Standard Members Get the Free Use of up to 15 of 39 Matterport Spaces DanSmigrod 4 3 daysDanSmigrod (17974): @rzphotoman Yes! More than three dozen examples to choose from! Best, Dan
Video: Matterport 3D Camera - How It Helps Sellers Stand Apart! DanSmigrod 1 3 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Matterport 3D Camera - How It Helps Sellers Stand Apart! | Video courtesy of Caitlin Davis Nashville Real Estate YouTube Channel Hi All, This video (above) is an example of a real estate agent "all in" to differentiate her business with Matterport to get more listings. "Instagram verse real life, we all gravitate towards those beautifully posed photos, and the same thing goes for...
Is there a way to place cut marks in Workhop? Thea_VR 4 3 daysWingman (221): I once tried to put cut lines all around a house and it removed most of reflections. Basically it was just an outline of the house created with Matterport cut lines.
A reminder that you can GlennTremain 5 3 daysShakoure (243):
How to move models between iPad and Mac Kentabor 5 4 daysDanSmigrod (17974): @Kentabor Thank you so much for documenting how to do this. The number one viewer of this video should be the new CEO of Matterport whom should be making Cloud backup and restore a priority - and managing the expectations of the Community. For the rest of us that are not as technical, I remind the Community about this solution: ✓ How to Backup Your Matterport Spaces on iPad Dan
Question of the Day: Do you do Matterport scan/charge for Garages/Carports? DanSmigrod 4 4 daysTHRHHI (167): I scan as much as the camera will allow both interior and exterior. Typically i am 10-12 scans into the project before I get inside. Once inside I do everything, closets, garage, balconies, screened porches etc. For me it is about providing the best model for my client as it is also a reflection on their professionalism as an agent. I charge by the heated sqft of the house which, cost per sqft, may seen high but when you take in the whole model,...
Aleta S2C camera review & comparison to Matterport izoneguy 13 4 daysDanSmigrod (17974): Hi All, Want to take an Aleta S2C for a spin? ✓ Borrow an Aleta S2C 12K 360º camera from the WGAN 360 Camera Loaner Program As of today (Monday, 15 April 2019), we have three Aleta's available via the WGAN 360º Camera Loaner Program: ✓ one (1) in Europe ✓ two (2) in the United States Best, Dan
Similar to Pano2VR Wingman 6 4 daysWingman (221): Thank you all guys, I will check your suggestions.
Video: 5 Tips For How To Shoot Cinematic Drone Real Estate & Buildings DanSmigrod 2 5 daysrzphotoman (1117): I've seen a number of this guys videos and also purchased one of his products. He has a lot of good info and examples that are well worth investing some time and money into, especially for beginners. Just wish I knew someone with a castle that I could video.