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WGAN-TV How RKO Photography Grew to 7 Matterport Cameras + 1 Leica BLK360 DanSmigrod 5 3 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): Episode 110- WGAN-TV How RKO Photography Grew to 7 Matterport Cameras + 1 Leica BLK360 with greater Birmingham, Alabama-based RKO Photography President Roger Owens (@rko1) and Vice President Kay Owens. | Thursday, 8 July 2021 Hi All, If you are a Matterport Service Provider that wants to succeed faster, this WGAN-TV Live at 5 show (above) is a "must watch" for you: particularly if you want to expand to commercial real...
how many Matterport Pro2 3D Cameras have been sold in the US? dave3d 8 3 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): @rko1 Congrats on your success/growth. And, thank you for your super-kind note. Best, Dan
Matterport ShopTalk Webinar: What's New with Insta360 Cameras and New App DanSmigrod 2 4 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): https://e3effa51eee72fd900e3-2fb779bd12ec72d4612275342f2c9187.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/4f0d08d4b515a1d88c994ac62970404a.pngMatterport eBlast received Thursday, 3 June 2021
PetaPixel: Dual Camera Platform Tries to Fix Issues with 360-Degree Cameras DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): PetaPixel (14 May 2021) Dual Camera Platform Tries to Fix Issues with 360-Degree Cameras
Cameras Supported by Matterport Paired with Android (as of 25 March 2021) DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): https://youtu.be/pxST9ofYshQMatterport Video: Capture for Android | Video courtesy of Matterport YouTube Channel | 25 March 2021 Cameras Supported by Matterport Paired with Android (as of 25 March 2021) Hi All, Matterport supports the following cameras using Android, as of 25 March 2021: 1. Matterport Pro2 3D camera 2. Matterport Pro2 Lite 3D camera 3. Matterport Pro 3D Camera [WGAN Forum refers to this as Pro1] 4. Insta360...
Why do 360 cameras provide a light source for low lighting. Swinc20022002 10 7 monthsPickChuck (413): Here is a shoot using the Z1 and Halo light. https://app.cloudpano.com/tours/j37KWHuP8O Chuck
Gear of the Week: Ulanzi Power Grip for 360 1-Click Cameras (via monopod) DanSmigrod 5 8 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): @denlee Can you let us know your thoughts after you have used it a while? Best, Dan
Video: Cameras and Lenses for Real Estate Photography DanSmigrod 2 9 monthsExpertise (820): I really think most of us do this wrong. You should research the lens you want to work with FIRST then pick the body. And we really should focus more on practical qualities over esoteric specs. For a lens I think you need low distortion on the edges, high resistance to lens flare and great auto-focus. That's it.
Matterport Webinar: Android for the Matterport Pro2 Camera and 360 Cameras DanSmigrod 2 9 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): https://youtu.be/JdGQf7BoWdwVideo: Matterport ShopTalk 14: Matterport Betas for Android and iOS | Video courtesy of Matterport YouTube Channel | 16 December 2020
Video: Longest Selfie Stick For 360 Cameras | 8 Ft. 10" for "Aerial Shots" DanSmigrod 7 9 monthsWingman (2471): :-) This one has a simple explanation: I have a pool and use a similar pole all the time. Otherwise I would not even know about them.
Rogue HD with Insta360 One cameras Home3D 8 10 monthscastaway (77): That's so cool! The editing (and fit for the song)were just perfect.
GeoCV Kit for Sales in WGAN Private Group: Buy-Sell Used Cameras DanSmigrod 3 10 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): @immersivespaces I could imagine that the buyer of a used GeoCV Kit is an existing GeoCV Service Provider that would like to buy more GeoCV Kits. Dan
Video: Quick Release Mount for Ricoh Theta Z1 (and other 360 Camerass) DanSmigrod 2 10 monthslilnitsch (3191): I like the idea in theory however, I rarely have the need to swap 360 cameras on the fly and this blocks the charging port should the shooter need shore power while shooting
WGAN List of 50+ 3D/360º Cameras for Virtual Tours DanSmigrod 6 10 monthsmikemd17 (1): [quote=DanSmigrod]WGAN List of 50 3D/360 Cameras[/quote WGAN List of 50+ 3D/360 Cameras
Matterport Video: Matterport Pro2 versus Leica BLK360 versus 360 Cameras DanSmigrod 6 10 monthsDanSmigrod (26055): Great! Please do start a new WGAN Forum post for your thoughts on this topic. Another option: be my guest on WGAN-TV Live at 5. We could discuss: ✓ Measurement: which Matterport capture solution is right for the job? Best, Dan
What other Virtual Tour platforms are compatible with Matterport cameras? HunsletRiviera 7 10 monthsWingman (2471): You can use Matterport to capture a tour and then build a custom tour from Matterport scans using 3DVista or Pano2VR. You either need to use the service that Dan recommends extracting panos from a Matterport tour or submit Matterport tour to Google Maps and then get it from their in Pano2VR and build any custom tour you want. There is a difference though in resolution. With the service recommended by Dan you will get full resolution panoramas...
Video: How to shoot Large Spaces with a Matterport Pro2, 360 Cameras, BLK36 DanSmigrod 2 11 monthspixelray (681): Two words....April Tags Those will save you in large empty spaces....without them you will be in allignment hell
What is the best camera/system for producing a 360 tour of a college campus HunsletRiviera 1 1 yearHunsletRiviera (7): Hello WGAN I'm looking for some advice, I am the proud owner and operator of a Matterport Pro 2, and have recently received an enquiry about creating a virtual tour of a college campus here in the UK. The campus is rather large, sparse grounds with many different faculty buildings. I know that Matterport struggles to cope over a certain amount of scans, and I 100% believe that this campus is too large for Matterport to handle in a single...
20 Ricoh Theta Z1 Cameras Available for WGAN Standard and Premium Members DanSmigrod 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): Much thanks! If you need a backup Ricoh Theta Z1, please Private Message me. Dan
WGAN Basic, Standard & Premium Members: 11 Ricoh Theta Z1 Cameras Available DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): WGAN Standard Membership Benefit of the Week --- https://e3effa51eee72fd900e3-2fb779bd12ec72d4612275342f2c9187.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/4bb1fcdc6393e1b3f664c48c024e204c.png We Get Around Network purchased $20,000 in Ricoh Theta Z1 cameras from Adorama for WGAN Standard and Premium Members. --- 11 Ricoh Theta Z1 Cameras Available for WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members, We Get...
FAQ: Which cameras can you use to shoot Asteroom virtual tours? DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): [asteroom]https://www.asteroom.com/pviewer?token=3TjYCGH5_E2GvZ2cxz3tcQ&hideleadgen=0&autorotation=1&defaultviewdollhouse=1&showdollhousehotspot=0[/asteroom] Asteroom virtual tour created from this Matterport Digital Twin shot with a Matterport Pro1 3D Camera by We Get Around Atlanta. Images were lightly retouched by Asteroom (automatically included in workflow for WGAN Members). | 20 360 photo spheres were used to create this...
using other cameras with Matterport PaulM 6 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): Hi All, A related WGAN Forum discussion: ✓ Question of the Day: Should Matterport Enable Editing/Replacing 360 Photos? Dan
Video: How to Shoot PilotTour with Labpano Pilot One and Pilot Era Cameras DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): https://youtu.be/d5IfbjG-iVoVideo: How to Shoot PilotTour with Labpano Pilot One and Pilot Era Cameras | Video courtesy of Lapano YouTube Channel | 2 July 2020 Video: How to Shoot PilotTour with Labpano Pilot One and Pilot Era Cameras Hi All, If you have shot PilotTour with either a Lapano Pilot One or Pilot Era camera, please share your experience in this WGAN Forum discussion. (I have not been able to get past the calibration...
Is there a difference between These Ricoh Theta Z1 cameras? JonPaul 3 1 yearJonPaul (13): pretty sure they are all gone.
Video: iPhone 12 Leak Shows LiDAR Scanning Cameras Lenses DanSmigrod 6 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): What is a LiDAR scanner, the iPhone 12 Pro's rumored camera upgrade, anyway? https://flip.it/vocU_I
10 Backpacks to pair with 360º Cameras to create Google Street View DanSmigrod 14 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): WGAN Forum Related Discussions ✓ Labpano Pilot One + GPS Module + Backpack = Google Street View Blue-Line ✓ 10 Backpacks to pair with 360º Cameras to create Google Street View ✓ 2020 is the year of Google Street View Blue Line Map Updates by Pros ✓ Transcript: Pilot One is a Contender for Real Estate Photographers
Video>Comparing Matterport Camera Options: Pro2 Versus, 360 Cameras, BLK360 DanSmigrod 6 1 yearHomePlanNZ (251): Just a follow up observation - I was actually relieved to see Matterport issuing this a few weeks back. They have been so 'iPhone' recently, coupled with their Support/resourcing issues and the fading of the MSP programme, that those who operate with the higher end equipment and provide 3D services to others have been getting very, very nervous about where Matterport is heading. I recall seeing a note a while back (can't remember where - email...
Video: Best Virtual Tour Camera 2020 (11 360 cameras + DSLR compared) DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): Hi All, As you do your research, keep in mind that if you want to take Matterport for a spin, you will need either: ✓ Matterport Pro 3D Camera (Pro1, Pro2, Lite) ✓ Ricoh Theta V or Ricoh Theta Z1 ✓ Insta360 One X ✓ Leica BLK360 Best, Dan P.S. Question of the Day: Is there a shortage of 3D/360 Cameras?
Question of the Day: Is there a shortage of 3D/360 Cameras? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearSpencerLasky (286): ah ... yes!!! You can't get a Z1 and that goes for insta360 as well. Here in NY I have Adorama and B&H around the corner but nada.
  New! Buy-Sell Used Matterport Cameras (and Related Gear) DanSmigrod 75 1 yearDanSmigrod (26055): Hi All, The WGAN Member (above) sold his Matterport Pro2 3D Camera. Another WGAN Member in the United States just joined to sell his Matterport Pro1 3D Camera. --- Join this WGAN Private Group: Buy-Sell Used Matterport Cameras (and Related Gear) (No charge for WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members whom can Private Message me to be added.) Dan
Matterport contacting your clients to sell them cameras ChuckJ 14 1 yearleonherbert (901): Wait if there is all this demand why did they fire 1/3 of their staff ????
Matterport and Insta360 Cameras - Same Tour davedion 13 1 yearJonJ (1745): @Davedion, Yes, the floor plan was created from the Z1 images exclusively. I did not use any additional tools or technology. As for floor plans, I let my client choose the style they prefer. I personally think the 3D version is a more premium product and has a higher perceived value. JonJ
Non level panoramas on 360 cameras Peter360 1 2 yearsPeter360 (23): Hi I've experienced the badly "slanted" panoramas twice now. With the theta Z1 I can check against the standard HDR images it creates at the same time, which are level it therefore looks like it is the Matterport cortex algorithm that is causing straight panos to appear crooked. This may be far fetched but is the AI levelling panos based upon what it thinks visually is horizon rather than using camera gyro information? The...
9 Rooftop Car Mounts for 360º Cameras for Google Street View DanSmigrod 16 2 yearsDanSmigrod (26055): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/d1e1f24bfa06030c8406cba7481c5aea.pngScreen Grab from @Wingman Google Street View Tour (nadir/bottom) Yes. I :heart: his nadir logo patch too :cool: Dan
Four 360º Virtual Tour Cameras & One Tour Platform Announced Around CES2020 DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsDanSmigrod (26055): @Wingman Great find! Thanks! Hi All, Correction: Fiver 360º Cameras Announced Around CES2020 ...! Here is the 5th: ✓ 4DAGE 3D VR 360 Camera CES2020 Camera is: 4DKanKan Pro 3D Camera from 4Dage Technology. Best, Dan
WGAN List of 200+ Forums and Groups for 3D/360 Cameras/Platforms/Software DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (26055): WGAN List of 200+ Forums and Groups for 3D/360 Cameras, Platforms and Software Hi All, While I would like to think that the We Get Around Network Forum ( WGANForum.com) is the only Community that you will ever need or join - it turns out that there are 200+ other Forums and Groups in the 3D/360 Camera/Platforms/Software space. How do we know? WGAN compiled a comprehensive list within a Google Sheet. The list includes lists sorted...
Video Review: Why this Bushman Monopod is the best for 360º 1-Click Cameras DanSmigrod 15 2 yearsDanSmigrod (26055): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/fedff2459677b2e70c29217d6ca72f43.pngScreen Grab: CreatorUp --- https://youtu.be/k4_73E0EO-cVideo: BEST 360 VR Travel Monopod for Professionals - Review, Build Guide & Shooting Tips | Video courtesy of CreatorUp YouTube Channel (17 October 2019) Video: Best 360 Travel Monopod for Pros-Review, Build Guide/Shooting Tips Hi All, From the CreatorUp YouTube Channel: ---- Gear List for this build...
Three 360º Cameras Matterport Should Integrate with Matterport Capture App DanSmigrod 3 2 yearsleonherbert (901): Is it not up to the vendor to integrate with Matterport? I thought they provide the sdk that the vendor then connects with. But I don't know.
Matterport + All 360º Cameras = Exponential Growth (for all of us) DanSmigrod 15 2 yearsGarySnyder (1880): @DanSmigrod This has always been MP's game plan. Those of you who started with MP will recall 5 years ago MP was showing a video of a chap shooting a room with an iPad that produced a MP model. We discussed this here https://forum.we-get-around.com/topic/43/what-is-matterports-business-model/ 5 year ago and MP even has an early example of teaming up with Google in project Tango...
Forbes: The Best 360-Degree Cameras And Video Cameras For 2019 DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsChris_iGuide (293): I can confirm that the Insta360 One X is a delight for video. Last week I recorded a whole iGUIDE shoot. Just for fun.:) https://youtu.be/33KyKKZvf-4
  Article - 3D Cameras Mean More Than Just Virtual Property Tours Ghagendorf 3 2 yearsDanSmigrod (26055): Hi All, Please continue the discussion here: ✓ 3D Cameras Mean More Than Just Virtual Property Tours Thanks, Dan
3D Cameras Mean More Than Just Virtual Property Tours Jonathan_GeoCV 2 2 yearsHome3D (3169): Beautifully put, Jonathan. And on that note, I need to talk with you and the team concerning a client outreach to me this morning regarding scanning to CAD files. As you aptly put, right now we’re merely taxiing down the runway.
3D/360º Cameras Meet Motion Impossible M-Pro Robotic Dolly System DanSmigrod 7 2 yearsWingman (2471): The funny thing that you can build a smaller version of this RC dolly for less than $70 using the following RC car https://www.ebay.com.au/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=173719202098&_sacat=0 And I am sure if you need something the same size as in the video you should be able to build it from parts for RC models for less than $1000 It won't hold Matterport but it should be ok for one click cameras. And if you are...
PetaPixel: New Tariffs that May Affect the Price of Cameras and Lenses DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (26055): Hi All, If you were holding off buying a camera or lenses hoping that the price might drop ... PetaPixel (2 August 2019) Trump Announces New Tariffs that May Affect the Price of Cameras and Lenses Dan
Video: The Best Monopod/Tripod for 360 Cameras DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (26055): https://youtu.be/omocBT41Rf4Video: The Best Monopod/Tripod for 360 Cameras | Video courtesy of The 360 Guy YouTube Channel Hi All, From The 360 Guy YouTube Channel: After much trial and error I think I've found the best monopod/tripod kit for 360 cameras. The Bushman Monopod Kit is especially designed to be used with consumer 360 cameras and I've been using their full kit for the past few months The full kit comes with an...
Matterport cameras compared: Ricoh Theta V & Z1, Insta360 ONE X, Pro2, Pro1 Jwbuckl 4 2 yearsChangesin3d (124): The interesting part of this is the Closed System "business opportunity" to an open system with other peoples hardware. Matterport sells a amera and sells a business opportunity with an expensive camera and then allows others to have almost the same presentation at a fraction of the cost. At least to my eyes the Z1 is equal to the Pro Cameras. Put this on a mobile devise and the comparisons get even closer. Most consumers for...
Chicago (18 June 2019): Hands-on with Matterport 3D Virtual Tour cameras DanSmigrod 16 2 yearsJwbuckl (337): @ron0987 I understand your point. I was responsible for the planning of and then ultimately the canceling of the Chicago event (due to poor sign-ups). We are still committed to the hands-on format of these Meetups and will try the same in other cities where we think demand warrants. We are looking to the San Francisco Bay area for the next one. Unfortunately, Matterport does not yet have a true users' conference in the works at this time, but I...
Matterport Presentation at SPAR3D; Around 20,000 Matterport Cameras Sold DanSmigrod 4 2 yearsHarrycayman (293): https://https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=w9mhk8zTtM8 Ok new to posting videos on WGAN so hope the link works. This is the question and answers from Matterport at SPAR3D conference The internet there was slow so will send my experience in next day
360 cameras with Matterport? CFster 4 2 yearsCGPhoto (16): I used my Insta 360 One X camera for a month and did about 10 home scans with it before getting my Pro 2 Camera. Below is a tour with the Insta 360 camera. It's not as clear as the Matterport cameras. Much more grain in the image and much less detail when you zoom in. I found that I needed to have my scan positions closer together. When passing through doorways, I could only move the camera about 12" - 18" between scans. I also had to...
Ben Claremont Video: "Ricoh Theta Z1: The DSLR of 360 Cameras?" DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (26055): https://youtu.be/0uN7k9VSu_8Video: Ricoh Theta Z1: The DSLR of 360 Cameras? | Video courtesy of Ben Claremont YouTube Channel Hi All, 360º Camera Expert Ben Claremont compares the Ricoh Theta Z1 to its four nearest competitors in this video. Ben writes on his YouTube channel: "Ricoh have been teasing their new 360 camera, the Theta Z1, for the past few months. It’s the first all-in-one 360 camera to feature 2 x 1 inch...