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Must Read Article by Robert Scoble on Spatial Computing Meets Apple DanSmigrod 2 8 hoursHome3D (1313): Fantastic article. THANK YOU, Dan. Privacy is the key which Apple holds. I started computing before the PC was born in 1981. Can't remember the first machine I used which was gifted to me by a friend who was moving up to something else, but I know it was pre-PC. My first purchased machine was 1983, the first "portable PC" which was made by Compaq. $2,995. Here's a photo. ...
Matterport #20: Forbes List of 50 of America’s Most Promising AI Companies DanSmigrod 1 4 daysDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, Forbes (17 September 2019) AI 50: America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies Matterport made the Forbes AI 50 list at #20 ... "Artificial intelligence is infiltrating every industry, allowing vehicles to navigate without drivers, assisting doctors with medical diagnoses, and mimicking the way humans speak. But for all the authentic and exciting ways it’s transforming the tasks computers can perform,...
Forbes: The Best Drones For Beginners 2019 DanSmigrod 1 6 daysDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, Forbes (14 August 2019) The Best Drones For Beginners 2019 Your thoughts? Best, Dan P.S. Drone Pilot Ground School FAQs
3D Cameras Mean More Than Just Virtual Property Tours Jonathan_GeoCV 2 9 daysHome3D (1313): 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.
Nodalview raises €1.7 million for its virtual tour platform DanSmigrod 2 13 daysHome3D (1313): Congratulations to NodalView. I have created dozens of NodalView Tours and rank it with Matterport and GeoCV as a “must offer” service for my clients. I now create NodalView on ever project I shoot which does not elect for Matterport or GeoCV. Nodal view is gorgeous plus has an easy and elegant system for retouching panos and adding aerial panos. I love NodalView! [nodalview]https://www.nodalview.com/1xAdt23ymFv6hKqxXRXFhE3W[/nodalview]
Popular Photog: Photo editing apps for serious smartphone photographers DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (19128): Popular Photography 19 August 2019) Photo editing apps for serious smartphone photographers Hi All, This article reviews: 1. Snapseed 2. VSCO 3. Adobe Lightroom 4. Adobe Photoshop Mix 5. Lens Distortions 6. Enlight 7. Photo Studio PRO 8. TouchRetouch ( Essential for 360º nadir logo patching) 9. Afterlight 2 Other smartphone apps to recommend? Best, Dan
Article: "The do’s and don’ts of virtual staging" DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (19128): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/77cc7914a0efdff0d28deec6ab426e6c.pngScreen Grab: Atlanta Agent Magazine Hi All, Atlanta Agent Magazine (12 August 2019) The do’s and don’ts of virtual staging What did you find most helpful about this Virtual Staging article? For a list of WGAN Members that offer Virtual Staging, please see the Services Tab above. Best, Dan
“Apple will introduce a radical 3D camera in its 2020 iPhone“ DanSmigrod 8 1 monthmori (708): @Skeeter - I believe in that your drone can also do the indoor capture in the not so far future.
Will falling mortgage rate result in more buying/selling homes? DanSmigrod 2 1 monthDanSmigrod (19128): Inman (9 August 2019) Today's mortgage rate was set yesterday by China ( Subscribe to Inman: Save $20)
"Zillow Is Buying And Selling Lots Of Homes; It's Almost Half Its Business" DanSmigrod 17 1 monthDanSmigrod (19128): @cnitschke1 Thank you for your thoughtful - must read – post above. I look forward to reading more of your insight about content creation in the real estate space. Best, Dan
Galaxy Note 10 Plus: 3 lens and time of flight sensor for physical mapping DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, Forbes (7 August 2019) Disappointing New iPhone Must Not Fear Samsung's Boring Galaxy Note 10 "The new Galaxy Note 10 comes with a triple lens arrangement for the rear camera; a regular lens, a wide angle lens, and a telephoto lens (the Note 10 Plus adds a time of flight sensor as well to assist with AR and physical mapping). The follow up to the iPhone XS Max (the nearest equivalent to the Note 10) is expected to...
PetaPixel: New Tariffs that May Affect the Price of Cameras and Lenses DanSmigrod 1 2 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): 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
Amazon Enters Residential Real Estate Market with Realogy Deal DanSmigrod 7 2 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Inman (31 July 2019) Does Amazon's Partnership with Realogy Spell Doomsday for Agents --- Subscribe to Inman | Receive 1st Month Free
TechCrunch: Meero raises $230 million for its on-demand photo platform DanSmigrod 11 2 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Video: WGAN-TV How Matterport Will Scale Exponentially Short Story #731 - Matterport Service Partner Program with Matterport CMO Chris Bell Video: WGAN-TV How Matterport Will Scale Exponentially Short Story #733 - Matterport Service Partner Program with Matterport CMO Chris Bell Hi All, Meero is separate from the MSP Program, says Matterport CMO Chris Bell. It's just a coincidence that the two companies raised money in the same month. Dan
Matterport names former Google executive as Chief Revenue Officer DanSmigrod 5 2 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Inman (22 July 2019) Matterport hires ex-Google exec Jay Remley to serve as CRO
Matterport to acquire AI-driven production platform Arraiy DanSmigrod 4 2 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Video: WGAN-TV How Matterport Will Scale Exponentially Short Story #738 - Matterport CMO Chris Bell on Matterport to Acquire Arraiy | Part 1 of 2 (Thursday, 11 July 2019) Video: WGAN-TV How Matterport Will Scale Exponentially Short Story #739 - Matterport CMO Chris Bell on Matterport to Acquire Arraiy | Part 2 of 2 (Thursday, 11 July 2019)
SPAR3D "Who Owns the Data?" ("Is Photography analogous to laser scanning?") DanSmigrod 2 3 monthsimmersivespaces (958): This is one of the many reasons contracts matter in commercial work. Who owns the "image" is a contractual matter... at least here in the United States. (Some countries have more "casual" requirements.) The statement that "the employer only becomes the owner of the photos if the contract photographer uses your equipment and is on paid company time when capturing the photos" is not entirely accurate. Unless...
SPAR3D News Story: "GeoCV Is an Upstart In 3D Property Technology" DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, SPAR3D (30 April 2019) GeoCV Is an Upstart In 3D Property Technology Highlights from the SPAR3D article: "And when it comes to 3D imaging in the property technology niche, Matterport has long dominated, with few contenders. But that changed recently when GeoCV’s 3D imaging system took on the industry leader." "In the meantime, GeoCV has continued to win fans, as the 5-year-old startup has been doing since...
PlaceTech: "Matterport’s bold plan to scan 100 million buildings" DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, PlaceTech (3 April 2019) Matterport’s bold plan to scan 100 million buildings Highlights [quoting from the article quoting James Morris-Manuel, EMEA director and UK managing director,*] "a market cap of $500m" "To date 1.6m assets have been scanned and photographed with Matterport cameras" "'So, what that does for us as a business is it opens the doors and lowers the barriers to entry for...
"Check Out Royal Caribbean Rooms Through Virtual Tour [Matterport 3D Tour]" DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, We wrote about Matterport + Royal Caribbean in the WGAN Forum before, but I just notice this article: TravelPulse (20 April 2019) Check Out Royal Caribbean Rooms Through Virtual Tour [Matterport 3D Tour] "Currently, it appears like Royal Caribbean is only offering virtual tours through the Matterport feature of the Junior Suites, Grand Suites 1 bedroom, Grand Suites 2 Bedrooms, Owner’s Suites, AquaTheater Suites and...
Forbes: 3D-Model Of Your House (Exterior) With Your Phone with HOVER DanSmigrod 19 5 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/2e0076f12efbcb8435dbc7a05febac34.png 25 Million To Digitize Home Renovation Planning https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2019/04/25/visualization-startup-hover-just-raised-another-25-million-to-digitize-home-renovation-planning/
'Matterport's new CEO makes big changes at 3D real estate imaging startup' DanSmigrod 7 5 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): https://youtu.be/s4PFW3BTyjoVideo: The Matterport Shake-Up (Cortex, Pittman) - The Aspect: VR News E2 | Video courtesy of Rafael A. Renteria YouTube Channel Hi All, While this video is nearly two months old (7 March 2019), it's interesting analysis and insight from college student, Rafael A. Renteria, whom is studying our space (and recently started shooting Google Street View Tours (see this WGAN Forum discussion). Your...
Insight: Virtual Reality Changing the way we look at real estate DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/cf0a698c0be719eb23faf3d1bd4b07d0.pngScreen Grab: Insight Magazine – The Voice of Real Estate in North Carolina – February 2019 - Virtual Reality: Changing the way we look at real estate Hi All, In the Insight Magazine – The Voice of Real Estate in North Carolina – February 2019 edition is the article: Virtual Reality: Changing the way we look at real estate. The article includes: ✓...
UK: What Is The Future Of The Estate Agency Business Model? DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, Forbes (8 April 2019) What Is The Future Of The Estate Agency Business Model? Online versus bricks and mortar: Your thoughts? Best, Dan
HTC’s ‘6DOF Lite’ Mode Adds Volumetric Depth To 360 Video DanSmigrod 8 6 monthsKumar (194): @Jamie, No doubt - with CAD data you can.
Insta360 eBlast: Announcing: Matterport + Insta360 ONE X Integration DanSmigrod 4 6 monthsahojman (109): We used the Insta inside the cars in this tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=H8dVwPYRTrk&brand=0 Without HDR (at this moment we don't have the option to use it) quality was very poor, unacceptable by our client. Not a good experience for us. Now we have to travel to repeat interior photos with Matterport camera.
TechCrunch: Matterport raises $48M to ramp up its 3D imaging platform DanSmigrod 13 6 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): @Expertise Here are some use cases for the data that Matterport collects and that can used without further compensation to Matterport Service Providers: 1. Mortgage Loan (in lieu of Property Appraiser – interior SQ FT 2. 2D Schematic Floor Plan – web portals license floor plan to serve up with listings 3. Semantic Understanding of the Space – appliances, floor coverings (manufacturers will be interested) 4. Insurance underwriting 5....
'Matterport Cortex gets quick 3D from 360° photos using AI/Computer Vision' DanSmigrod 4 7 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): @htimsabbub23 Matterport is not presently offering floor plans, according to a rep in the Matterport booth at #ICNY19. That said, it would be great to try to place an order and see what happens. You could always use a laser measure for a couple of keyeansurementa and let WGAN Premium Members Blue-Sketch or MP2FP know the key measurements to scale the floor plans correctly. Thoughts? Dan
Video: Matterport CEO RJ Pittman on opening the platform DanSmigrod 8 8 monthsMetroplex360 (9206): Plans for supporting other cameras exist and will be revealed as progress is made. The main thing is whether they are OSC and have an SDK for incorporating into remote capture. The Theta V and instaONE X are excellent choices as they are the most accessible, recognizable devices. I would imagine that the next devices would include the insta360 Pros seeing as there is an existing partnership. I would also imagine that Ricoh must be working on...
Matterport Media Coverage: Inman Connect NYC 2019 Related DanSmigrod 1 8 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, Here is media coverage about Matterport about: ✓ Matterport image capture with Insta360 One X and Ricoh Theta V ✓ Matterport Cloud 3.0 ✓ Matterport's AI-powered image-processing technology, known as Cortex ✓ Matterport Workshop 3.0 ✓ Matterport Showcase 3.0 & SDK ✓ Matterport Capture App 3 ✓ Matterport Camera discounts ✓ Inman (28 January 2019) Matterport slashes prices for 3D tours ✓ PR...
Matterport Opens Platform to 3rd Party Cameras: Reduces Monthly Hosting DanSmigrod 2 8 monthshtimsabbub23 (759): One small step for us, but one giant leap for matterport.this shows they are seeing the future and finally looking ahead 👏👏👏 Hopefully they start to open APK as well for developers so we can catapult matterport back to the top where they belong.
Apple Working On Long Range '3D Camera' For 2019 iPhone DanSmigrod 6 8 monthsrzphotoman (1215): Well, I guess it's time to sell the Matterport.
Following Industry News - What do you do? BlueImmersiveMedia 3 9 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): @BlueImmersiveMedia WGAN uses MailChimp Dan
New Matterport CEO TrustedPhotoDC 12 10 monthsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, I write a lot about this topic here: ✓ Question of the Day: What does it mean that Matterport now has a new CEO? Best, Dan
Matterport to Google Street View Publishing Launches 1 October 2018 DanSmigrod 11 1 yearDanSmigrod (19128): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/ca19969588191be017ad30effe544697.png https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/e12827448ac7fdf488364cf6e6788066.png Hi All, Matterport newsletter today (Friday, 28 Sept. 2018) includes this reminder (above). Best, Dan
Public Beta: Place 360º Views in New Matterport Workshop Week of 4 Sept 18 DanSmigrod 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (19128): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/277a1ed6b647ae98b796e86076d24436.png https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/fe15b4ff99e4e3e0422b84a565d06d35.png https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/55edbb28017254c56df7369c5480477e.png https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/5b3d1da83b78ab270214d5a75a7d16d2.png Links: ✓ Place your 360º Views in the Capture App ✓ Place your 360º Views in Workshop ✓ Matterport Blog: (4 Sept. 2018) 360...
WIRED: Quick Cash for Your House? Yes, There Are Apps for That DanSmigrod 2 1 yearrzphotoman (1215): Just point me to a house, with a roof and, say scan it...I'm too old to keep up with all this!
CNET: iPad 2018 vs iPad Pro: Which to Buy? DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, If you plan to buy an iPad, you are likely comparing various options. This CNET article may be helpful to you: CNET (16 May 2018) iPad 2018 vs. iPad Pro: Which should you buy? My thoughts: 1. Get the largest capacity that you can afford - After 4 years, Matterport still does not offer a cloud backup and restore solution. (Deleting models to make room is NOT a good idea.) 2. Weight and Size Matters - keep in mind that...
5G live 3D video call; Phones Ready in 2019 DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, I can't wait for the future to arrive. VentureBeat (11 May 2018) Oppo demos first 5G live 3D video call, promises phones by early 2019 "...something we haven’t seen before: live 3D video calling that leverages a depth-sensing camera and a fast 5G modem. More impressively, Oppo says it will be available in “approximately six months,” report VentureBeat. "Picture a FaceTime or Skype call where you and your...
Flipboard: Dan Flips Mixed Reality DanSmigrod 2 1 yearMaxdemartino (27): With this flipboard you lower my productivity by 95% ;)
BREAKING: Matterport’s Commitment to Improve Metroplex360 9 1 yearadvancedhdr (217): Thats amazing stats.. somehow I heard it was 7% market scanned.. wow.. Now can say that, Trend has DOUBLED in popularity in the past year!
BREAKING: Matterport Expands its Ecosystem Metroplex360 15 1 yearMetroplex360 (9206): If you have a government mandate that allows you to use methods of piracy against other pirates, Matterport will provide access to any nautical spaces that are relevant, related, or thinly connected with the task that you have been hired for. Matterport does sell directly to privateers as well as providing cameras to pirates (The New Pro-2 Lite is a great option). Just different use-cases. There are a lot of opportunities here and I hope...
Business advice after news release VRimpact 4 2 yearsVRimpact (121): Sorry guys I'll repost link in a few minutes.
When you think it couldn’t get any worse grmngrl Jump to first page41Jump to last page 2 yearsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, Anyone can join the WGAN-TV Mattreport Ecosystem Town Hall on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm EST | GMT -5) today, Tuesday, 27 February using this link while the show is live. (In addition to the live broadcast, we are recording the show, so please do not join the show, if you do not want to be recorded.) WGAN-TV Ecosystem Town Hall Format 1. A brief intro by me. Then ... 2. Question #1: What was your reaction when you heard the news...
Introducing: the Matterport Ecosystem Metroplex360 Jump to first page36Jump to last page 2 yearsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, Anyone can join the WGAN-TV Mattreport Ecosystem Town Hall on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm EST | GMT -5) today, Tuesday, 27 February using this link while the show is live. (In addition to the live broadcast, we are recording the show, so please do not join the show, if you do not want to be recorded.) WGAN-TV Ecosystem Town Hall Format 1. A brief intro by me. Then ... 2. Question #1: What was your reaction when you heard the news...
BREAKING NEWS: Inman reacts to TOS change. Metroplex360 23 2 yearsDanSmigrod (19128): Hi All, Anyone can join the WGAN-TV Mattreport Ecosystem Town Hall on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm EST | GMT -5) today, Tuesday, 27 February using this link while the show is live. (In addition to the live broadcast, we are recording the show, so please do not join the show, if you do not want to be recorded.) WGAN-TV Ecosystem Town Hall Format 1. A brief intro by me. Then ... 2. Question #1: What was your reaction when you heard the news...
Get Ready for a New Feature Roll-Out! Metroplex360 Jump to first page34Jump to last page 2 yearsMetroplex360 (9206): So that new feature I'm sitting back and waiting for seems to further away than I expected despite being ready to roll out with assets already being generated. I suppose it will be beta'd first.
What Bill Brown Said. (With responses) Metroplex360 2 2 yearsBlairBryngelson (25): 👌🏼
National Land Realty Land Tour 360™ PointCloudVR 6 2 yearsPointCloudVR (103): I didn't have anything to do with this, I just stumbled across this while browsing listings looking at property. Just thought it was cool that the Realty company was launching their own 360 enabled tours.
News - Matterport to Charge for Overage Metroplex360 11 2 yearsQueen_City_3D (2445): @Helen that’s the only way that remotely makes sense to me.
roOomy Announces Matterport Collaboration Riaan 10 2 yearsPointCloudVR (103): Enabling roOomy to build a virtual staging app ) using our platform will transform how real spaces are experienced, allowing users to easily personalize a space and visualize any changes made to it,” said Bill Brown, Matterport CEO. “We anticipate the utility and lifespan of a Matterport 3D Space to grow with valuable applications such as this.”
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