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New to the WGAN Forum? Please introduce yourself DanSmigrod 799 3 hourskylemacd (1): Hi Everyone, My name is Kyle and I'm originally from Ottawa Canada, but now live in Denver CO. I come at this not from a photography background but as an IT professional. I'm particularly interested in the idea of Google Street View map updates as a service that can be sold. Looking forward to learning with you all. Kyle
50+ Free and/or Special Savings - When You Join the Free WGAN Forum DanSmigrod 10 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22416): Buy the Ricoh Theta Z1 | Note: Double-check availability 1. Adorama 2. B&H 3. Amazon 4. Ricoh Official Website To pay $880 for the Ricoh Theta Z1 - with free shipping - from the official Ricoh website either: 1. Join the WGAN Forum ( free) and automatically receive an email with 50+ free WGAN Forum Membership Benefits including the coupon code too pay $880 for the Ricoh Theta Z1 - with free shipping - from the official Ricoh...
  WGAN List of 3rd Party Service Add Ons You Can Offer Without Leaving Home DanSmigrod 2 3 monthsDanSmigrod (22416): 20% off your scan in April 2020! | | @everly | IFTI PROvision Solutions Website --- EyeSpy360 Special Offer for WGAN Member | @EyeSpy360 | EyeSpy360 Website --- Special 3DVR Offer for WGAN...
Wich tripod for the Ricoh Z1 ? FXS 4 1 hourPaulM (53): I've been using this - clickable text it's 4' and the base is 15" I'm also looking at a mike stand with a weighted circular base
Adventures in high scan count models. briangreul 12 2 hoursbriangreul (418): I believe it was. My deliverable was the completed scans so I don't know what finally happened or how they ultimately used it. The space was a vacant hospital and there were parts of it that were unscannable. Even with Apriltags I couldn't reliably scan in the bathrooms in each patient room. As it was I had to deploy the Apriltags in a fairly high density. I would have needed too many to scan the bathrooms. I personally didn't see the...
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One Choice, you know the rules GETMYVR 3 4 hoursHarlanHambright (1714): M'Port, no question, hands down, without a doubt, unequivocally.
Wish List: Matterport Floor Plans DanSmigrod 2 5 hoursAlexHitchcock (90): Hi @GETMYVR Just to let you know CAPTUR3D provides custom white label floor plans delivered in 12-24 hours - for just $16 USD You can save multiple templates in your account for each client you service. We can provide bespoke design parameters such as custom labels, landscape/portrait, multiple file types etc - pretty much anything you require. As a WGAN member, you can sign up via the following link and your first 6 orders with us within...
WGAN-TV: Intro to 3DVista Virtual Tour Pro with Kevin Dole of DanSmigrod 2 6 hoursdenlee (63): Dan, can you please ask Kevin if there's a way to make dragging a panorama in 3DVista move the way we have come to expect from other 360/3D systems? 3Dvista does the opposite of what you would expect. Also, can you please ask him if he knows of any printable shortcut 'cheat sheets' for 3DVista? Thanks.
Buy Virtual Tour Pro & Receive WGAN-TV Training Academy Free for 12 months DanSmigrod 5 7 hoursDanSmigrod (22416): Hi All, How to succeed faster! Dan
Matterport versus CAPTUR3D Floor Plans: $2.74 More = Site Plans/No MP Logo DanSmigrod 7 8 hoursCharlesHH (276): @GETMYVR from my experience they use Google Earth. As mentioned above you can help them if it is not easy to see the border. Captur3d will also make any changes you ask for. As it is supplied in pdf, you can also edit their pdf yourself and upload to replace.
Zillow Considering Offering a Tool for Creating Digital Floor Plans DanSmigrod 1 9 hoursDanSmigrod (22416): Grab 1: from Zillow Survey received Monday, 3 August 2020 Hi All, Zillow is considering offering a tool for creating digital floor plans. Here's how they describe their potential solution in a survey for Zillow real estate photographers that I received today (3 August 2020). "Imagine that you were...
Asteroom Virtual Tour Platform Automatically Edits 360s for WGAN Members DanSmigrod 1 9 hoursDanSmigrod (22416): Grab: Asteroom Before-After Slider Example | Try It Here [asteroom][/asteroom]Asteroom Virtual Tour[/url] by We Get Around Atlanta Chief Photographer Dan Smigrod |...
Matterport Pro Wanted: McAllen, TX IFTI_Lindsey 1 10 hoursIFTI_Lindsey (230): IFTI PROVision has Help Wanted Privileges in the WGAN Forum --- Hi All! IFTI/PROvision Solutions has a need for Matterport Pros in McAllen, TX. Project details: ✓ Matterport Pro ✓ Location: McAllen, TX ✓ Commercial Space: 18,000 SQ FT ✓ Timing: Completed on August 12, 2020 ✓ Requirements: IPAD PRO ---- If you live in or near these locations, and would like more details, please email me at ...
iGuide still image capture kwreece 11 10 hoursSaulius (4): Can iGUIDE be used just as camera, separately from processing service? fFr example with 3D Vista processing.
6 Reasons Asteroom Virtual Tour Virtual Staging ROCKS Residential Listings! DanSmigrod 2 11 hoursDanSmigrod (22416): [asteroom][/asteroom]Asteroom Virtual Tour[/url] by We Get Around Atlanta Chief Photographer Dan Smigrod | Virtual Staging by Asteroom | Shot with Labpano Pilot One 360 Camera | {See Before Virtual Staging] Hi All, Since Asteroom virtual staging is still in public beta (until September...
Ricoh Theta Z1 for Purchase at Adorama DanSmigrod 4 11 hoursGhagendorf (289): It was used but never out of the box - so they say. $1,300
Virtual and 3D Renderings - Real Experience and Excellent Customer Service BlueImmersiveMedia 2 12 hoursArchimedStudio (551): (Thanks @DanSmigrod for bringing this topic to my attention) Hi Michelle, I have been in the 3D rendering business since 2006 (been doing 3D since 1999 - wow!). I can tell you that I do not an email unanswered for more than a few hours. I no longer offer virtual staging services, and I cannot compete with overseas companies charging $30 for that service (I outsource to them, it makes more sense, even if the quality is not 100% of what I used...
interactive 2D floor plans davem 5 13 hourstoddwaddington (140): I'm looking for more info on mapsalive for interactive floor plans. I didn't see anything in the forum but I'm sure there must be a discussion. Their basic technology looks useful but I can't find any reviews on it. Anyone?
WGAN-TV: MSPs' Class Action Lawsuits Against Matterport, Inc. DanSmigrod 2 13 hoursDanSmigrod (22416): Hi All, Reminder that this WGAN-TV Live at 5 show is this Thursday (6 August 2020) at 5 pm EDT. Dan
Editing 360: How to replace your tripod with a custom logo in Photoshop! DanSmigrod 1 13 hoursDanSmigrod (22416): Buurman Fotografie Blog (13 January 2017) Editing 360: How to replace your tripod with a custom logo in Photoshop! Hi All, This blog post (link above) includes the step-by-step instructions for replacing the tripod in a 360 with your nadir logo patch. If you need a nadir logo patch, WGAN Member @TresDePro creates them. You can order on the TresDePro website. Plus ... ✓ Free Nadir Logo Patch to Replace Tripod View Related...
How to set the starting point of a Zillow 3D Home Tour? DanSmigrod 5 14 hoursChemistrydoc (1306): So, on the Zillow listing itself, the first tour that you encounter (right under the main property image) will have a seemingly random start position that cannot be edited and is not related to shoot order, or any other discernible factor. The SECOND instance of the tour, which appears just below the photos, will have the start condition as you select it with the info above. Also, if you use a link to access the tour, it as well will start as...
Video: Instantly DOUBLE your image quality! Topaz Gigapixel AI Tutorial DanSmigrod 2 15 hoursMicFoster (23): Great review! Can any of you pros give me some input on workflow order. Would you use Topaz Gigapixel first and then LR or Photoshop....of would you photoshop for and then Topaz??
Password protected Matterport tours? Integratedman 3 16 hoursIntegratedman (451): DAN... TY appreciate that. Gary Roberts
Question of the Day: How do you calculate SQ FT for Invoicing your client? DanSmigrod 4 16 hoursSkeeter (126): I use the county records to get SqFt. Must realtors only use living SqFt and never add in lanai's and garage in their SqFt. I always tell them if they want to show the property show the entire property. 94% of home buyers find their property online so show it to them online.
Question of the Day: Vanity URLs as an Add On/Up-Sell or Added Value? DanSmigrod 2 16 hoursDanSmigrod (22416): Hi All, Any thoughts on this Question of the Day? Dan
Here is an example of a CAPTUR3D 2D Floor Plan/Site Plan (in WP3D Models) DanSmigrod 1 16 hoursDanSmigrod (22416): [wp3d][/wp3d]Matterport Tour by St. Simons Island, GA-based Matterport Service Harlan Hambright Hi All, Here is an example of a CAPTUR3D 2D Floor Plan/Site Plan shown in a single property website created with WP3D Models...
Question of the Day>Can you use a Z1 instead of a Pro2 to Offer Matterport? DanSmigrod 5 1 dayVTLV (2099): @Eladitems - “is perfect“ / “especially for backyards”. It’s not perfect when the thing overheats and dies or fighting battery drain constantly at 30%. It’s not perfect for delivering obj files for construction jobs. Portability and shooting speed are great. Upload cost blows for classic plans. The tool has allowed an enormous influx of brand new 360 professional photographers to jump into the game, shoot fast & study up...
How to fix scans showing up on wrong floor in my Matterport Tour? adc1967 12 1 daycastaway (44): What if you deleted (from a duplicate only) some of that scans that saw it as closed, making sure you can still navigate, and upload that Or before/instead of that? try this please? Make a tighly closed and non-overlapping box of trim (all the "remove" arrows pointing to its inside) on the doorways to the stairs? I've attached an example. Try to zoom in and make the box as tight as possible so it won't mess up anything else...
DIY Hardcase for Matterport Pro2 toddwaddington 5 2 daystoddwaddington (140): @DanSmigrod, thanks! @CTownMedia. Yes, Harbor Freight was on the top of my list. Their newest, 17" wide is what I had my eye on.
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Cupboards (closets) GaryB75 3 2 daysGaryB75 (7): @ZakhZ thank you for the feedback,after spending ages trying to make it work on one space, I gave up. The cupboards we usually deal with are small and full of clothes so seems best to just leave them be.
  Matterport Brain Teaser of the Week: Scans Showing Up in Wrong Place DanSmigrod 1 2 daysDanSmigrod (22416): Hi All, You are an experienced Matterport Pro. This week's Matterport Brain Teaser is how do you solve this problem? ✓ How to fix scans showing up on wrong floor in my Matterport Tour? Please post your answers in the discussion above. Dan
Materport Windows, Mirrors ets kwreece 9 2 daysDanSmigrod (22416): WGAN-TV Training U (in Matterport) @toddwaddington Much thanks! Hi All, The five part series - Matterport Workshop 3.0 with Matterport Content Marketing Manager Amir Frank is included in the WGAN-TV Training U (in Matterport). WGAN paid Members receive an All Access Pass to the 50+ courses in all things Matterport. The ...
Asteroom Pay Per Tour Bundle: 1st Free for WGAN Standard & Premium Members DanSmigrod 1 2 daysDanSmigrod (22416): WGAN Standard Membership Benefit of the Week --- [asteroom][/asteroom] Asteroom Virtual Tour by We Get Around Atlanta Chief Photographer Dan Smigrod | Virtual Staging by Asteroom | Shot with Labpano Pilot One 360 Camera | {See Before Virtual Staging] Hi All, Two great WGAN...
We Get Around Network Forum turns six on Wednesday, 19 August 2020 DanSmigrod 5 2 daysDanSmigrod (22416): @JuMP @Ghagendorf @JanHamorsky Thank you for your kind notes. The WGAN Forum is only possible because of Members like you that give/get help from the Community. Best, Dan
Theta Z1 Bizarre screen message and malfunction - “1 Sec” Charleso 1 2 daysCharleso (10): Hi all Has anyone else had this message on their Z1? - see photo but screen shows Wi-fi, GPS icon with exclamation mark and message 1 sec and a flashing green light. This happens sporadically and effectively locks the camera, fails to record image and looses Wi-fi with Theta app. The camera may do 10 or more images before it happens, then hard reset it can go again faultlessly for 2 or more or repeat straight away. Camera on latest...
Feedback from a client: How to help eliminate these Matterport challenges? Shawn_P 38 2 daysExpertise (373): I'd email the guy: "Matterport and 3D tech in general is new technology. It is not perfect, yet. Someday it will be. Until then we have to live with minor glitches".
Question of the Day: Do you shoot a Zillow Video Walkthrough or upload vid? DanSmigrod 3 3 daysDouglasMeyers (1019): I agree with KF. Also the video walkthroughs no longer have an app to use and I never charged for their crappy video app but now I charge for every 360 Zillow between $25.00 to $ 50.00.
New Matterport password protection feature MDITS 7 3 daysbriangreul (418): I see the password feature being used to manage leads..... much the same way showing a property is used for agents to make contact with prospects. I also see it being used for clients who want a 3D scan, but don't want the whole World to be able to see it if they get the link. There are security issues associated with some clients like banks as one example. They can benefit from a 3D scan, but it's a deal killer if anyone else can access...
Offering Campus Tours? Watch This 60 Second 360Pros Promo Video DanSmigrod 4 3 daysDanSmigrod (22416): SkyView360° Demo | Video courtesy of 360Pros YouTube Channel | 31 July 2020
Question of the Day: Which Virtual Tour Platforms Offer a Dollhouse View? DanSmigrod 11 4 daysMeshImages (1002): @Kumar I am sure you can add a floorplan with krpano, but actually I have not seen an example yet. Krpano is powerpul but complicated and often involves coding skills.
Quick Tip to those who use WP3D Models and encountered the same issue ZakhZ 4 4 daysrpetersn (1998): Thanks @ZakhZ - Great suggestion here! There is also the option of adding a bit of custom code to your site (in the form of a 'single-model.php' template replacement) that doesn't require the use of a plugin, but this is a great/quick/straightforward solution. For a plugin-less way of redirecting the "standard" to the "skinned" view, do this: 1. Create a new file named 'single-model.php'. 2. Paste the...
Image retouching Ultimated1228 9 4 daysfotoguy (620): I always pull MP to pull all of my images. Man of them I can fix myself if it minor. Anything else I send to Jon at PhotoSparc who is a member of this forum. If I need color fixes, fire in fireplaces, images on the tv screen, etc, he does the job quickly, efficiently and at a good price.
"Should I buy a 4DKanKan Pro 3D Camera and use the 4DAGE Platform?" DanSmigrod 6 4 daysJuMP (1305): It is must be the newest version of 4D AGE's result. Because we can only get the latest link: from their website. It is totally different to the video they released now. And we can see lots of quality improvement from the video. Before 3D view is wall only, but now you can see the 3D furnitures inside the room. The new result is very similar to the result from Realsee...
Question of the Day: EXACT wording of your disclaimer on floor plans? DanSmigrod 2 4 daysftosolini (113): I have an agent who asks me every time to remove the measurements from the floor plan because time ago he noticed a pretty big discrepancy. So, now I deliver the floor plan with only the name of the rooms and the Matterport logo.
three story office building elevator technique-am I correct? adc1967 4 4 daysGladsmuir (196): Hi @adc1967, I would amend your list as follows: 1 Get the key to lock the elevator/lift doors open (you will see why later). 2 Scan floor 1 including elevator/lift. 3 Lock lift doors open while you are in the vicinity of elevator/lift. 4 Close doors and shoot additional scan further away than open scan you will be using near the doors. 5 Use stairs to scan up floor 2. 6 Scan floor 2 including elevator/lift. 7 Use stairs to scan up to floor 3. 8...
Where to get Floor plans for Matterport Tours shot with Ricoh Theta Z1? ahagert 12 4 daysVTLV (2099): I thought there was another name to use in front of the word floor plan that was commonly used 10+ years ago. This word was used to demonstrate the difference between an architectural versus for esthetic use. Maybe the word is “schematic”. Would anyone in UK notice a word use difference with floor plans being more commonly used there? I think there’s some keywords we need to home into or insert a certain disclaimer sentence.
Which 3D/360 software/platform for real estate and vacation rentals? aldorodriguez2005 3 4 daysaldorodriguez2005 (9): Awesome Dan! Thank you so so much!!
Google Street View connecting floors through elevator (Using Matterport) Michaela 3 4 daysMichaela (15): Hi Wingman, thank you very much for the advice ! :) I need to talk to the client about how we'll end up doing it. we'll see how it goes in the end :) Thanks a lot