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Buy a Ricoh Theta Z1 by 6 pm EDT This Thursday (24 Sept 2020) | 8 Remaining DanSmigrod 3 13 hoursEricTsai (131): Dan. I know a lot of Asteroom Photograpers that are using thier phones and 3D tour kits want Z1....I would take all of them if I can
Full Service Basic On-Site Gear/Workflow/Scheduling Questions kaplan 7 15 hoursPickChuck (158): @kaplan - I don't know if I would show anything to an agent prior to blending and editing it. That might be more confusing than it's worth. It will also slow you down. I actually use a microphone stand for my Z1 and it was about $38. I find it perfect. I had to get an adapter to get to 1/4 20. I would get good at stills, add Zillow 360's, add Asteroom, add drone and if someone put my arm behind my back I would add video. (and they would...
Buy a Ricoh Theta Z1 Today (Sunday, 13 Sept.): Ships Monday, 14 Sept 2020 DanSmigrod 2 8 daysDanSmigrod (22897): As of noon EDT today, we have 9 Ricoh Theta Z1 cameras remaining. Order today (15 Sept. 2020), ships tomorrow 3-business day UPS. Dan
Cheap alternative for ricoh theta monopod? Rusty 14 9 dayslilnitsch (1737): @GETMYVR I use a bit of plate weights when needed for additional stability outdoors
Matterport vs Ricoh ChuckJ 7 9 dayslilnitsch (1737): @GETMYVR I am using CloudPano for live video or audio conferencing within the the VR tour
Photographer dipping my toes into 3D/360. Am I on the right track? condra 12 9 daysGETMYVR (518): I would suggest use the iPhone for making phone calls, texts, taking selfies, but if you're looking to do matterport, you want to use the best camera possible to get the best results. Theta Z1 at the minimum. I tried an iPhone and an iPad on a sample matterport tour, and at the same time I connected a Z1 and I also did a portion of the house with a pro 2 3D to see how they work together. Worst tour ever produced.
Do you charge less for shooting Matterport with a Ricoh Theta Z1 than Pro2? DanSmigrod 10 12 daysVTLV (2145): I can wrap my head around charging less For another use. If you have a classic plan, you’re putting up to $39 for upload using dual fisheye lens. Your monthly plans still need to help with costs to fund your tour slot plus other slots not currently being used. You use a pro 1 or 2, you’re out a few hours of shooting time. It’s right there with charge more for pro2 vs pro1 price comparison a couple years ago. Fund the plan, compete with...
Theta Z1 Outdoor Scanning & Detached Guest Houses kaplan 21 12 daysJonJ (1729): For me, I do not charge different prices for Matterport tours depending on the equipment used. I believe clients are paying for the final product and the perceived value of that final product regardless of what tools/techniques were used to create that product. Case in point. For the 2 photos below, one was taken with a cell phone and the other with a "professional" camera. Can you tell which is which? That fact of the matter is that...
Matterport Tip of the Week: How to Adjust Ricoh Theta Z1 Camera Settings DanSmigrod 2 13 daysGWatsonImages (28): Glad to help! Thanks Dan.
Real Estate shoot using Asteroom PickChuck 11 15 daysDanSmigrod (22897): Thanks @PickChuck For others that may not have seen this: ✓ WGAN Basic, Standard & Premium Members: 11 Ricoh Theta Z1 Cameras Available Dan
20 Ricoh Theta Z1 Cameras Available for WGAN Standard and Premium Members DanSmigrod 4 15 daysDanSmigrod (22897): 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 15 daysDanSmigrod (22897): WGAN Standard Membership Benefit of the Week --- 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...
Asteroom HDR image question thereal360 8 18 daysEricTsai (131): great idea. that’s something we can definitely do
Matterport photo quality joecostanza 6 22 daysHarlanHambright (1748): They’ve been run through photoshop yes but I wouldn’t say substantial, just normal, but then I used to do all my own color printing.
Best VR Tour Product for Large Spaces??? punjuut 6 25 daysDanSmigrod (22897): @punjuut Okay. Thank you for the additional backstory. Use-case is always very helpful for deciding which solution is right for the problem/opportunity .... I am curious how others will respond. Of the 150+ 3D/360 virtual tour platforms/software and 50+ 3D/360 cameras in our space, I would suggest looking at these solutions first: 1. CupixWorks from Cupix – Compare BIM and construction documentation side-by-side; point-cloud,...
Ricoh Theta Z1/V/SC2 versus Insta360 One X DanSmigrod 2 27 daysPeter360 (23): On a cursory look the surprises are SC2 which is "acceptable" for cheap 1 shot and conversely how poor the onex is.....
Anyone catch the latest Will 360 Video Replace Matterport Style Tours video VTLV 6 28 daysVTLV (2145): @MeshImages - I love that you caught this image. I had to keep playing it for the wife and kids to see what they thought of what they were looking at. They were going with a hover version of Darth Vader while it hovered by the sliding glass. @pixelray - Gotta keep the brain healthy while choking on wildfires all month. @Dataventurer - I appreciate your digging into more details here. The video felt like an unveiling party that wears of...
Asteroom and CAMPERS? thereal360 14 29 daysthereal360 (235): @Ghagendorf Nice work :) @PickChuck Well, I am trying to figure out how they tick.... because i think they just get the 360's from the Manufacturer, for newer Models maybe within the last few years. Most off the older ones or used ones i don't see 360s... So back to my question...Have you found any in your area with NO 360 tours? I was just curious.
FAQ: Which cameras can you use to shoot Asteroom virtual tours? DanSmigrod 1 29 daysDanSmigrod (22897): [asteroom][/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...
matterport with the Ricoh Theta Z1? PaulM 10 1 monthPaulM (69): @JuMP your website isn't working - it just comes up as a password protected page
GigaPixal AI Test PickChuck 2 1 monthHarlanHambright (1748): Gigapixel is amazing. I’ve made 24x36 prints from original files under 1000 pixels wide.
Ben Claremont Video: How To Shoot and Upload to Google Street View DanSmigrod 2 1 monthDanSmigrod (22897): received Thursday, 20 August 2020 --- ...
WGAN No Longer Has a Ricoh Theta Z1 Coupon Code DanSmigrod 4 1 monthhomefinders3d (319): Supply and demand. I bought a BlackMagicDesign ATEM Mini Pro for $82 over retail as well. It's a crazy world. Look at the price of a used Matterport Pro Mc 200 - double what they were a year ago. My guess, these companies will have increased their production and then overnight the demand will decrease and the prices will go the other way.
Theta Z-1 Advanced Kit Is In Stock homefinders3d 1 1 monthhomefinders3d (319): The advanced kit is in stock at the offical Ricoh site. The camera alone is NOT in stock. The WGAN coupon code does not work with the kit. But, hey if you want a kit and don't want to pay an inflated over retail price - there it is.
Ricoh Theta Z1 in stock? fotoguy 14 1 monthDanSmigrod (22897): @homefinders3d Thank you for letting us know! Dan
How to Video: Ricoh Theta Z1, connecting and scanning with Matterport DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (22897): Ricoh, connecting and scanning with Matterport | Video courtesy of Matterport YouTube Channel | 14 August 2020 Hi All, Having trouble getting started with Matterport and Ricoh Theta Z1? Watch this how to video from Matterport. best, Dan
How to Buy a Ricoh Theta Z1 Today (Friday, 7 August 2020) DanSmigrod 9 1 monthLV360Tour (14): For my defense, when I did this the ricoh website was still out of stock, so I tried what here was mentioned: clickable text I ordered from here clickable text just right now and the code worked. I'll try to cancel my other order. Thanks
floorplan and 360 camera fotoguy 9 1 monthDanSmigrod (22897): @Expertise ... Did you have follow-up questions about ordering 2D floor plans from Asteroom virtual tour? WGAN Forum Members ... Take Asteroom for a spin with no monthly subscription with the Asteroom Pay Per Tour Bundle special pricing for WGAN Forum Members: ✓ No monthly subscription ✓ create the virtual tour with up to 30 360 photo spheres (likely sufficient for 90 percent of listings) ✓ create the dollhouse...
Ricoh Theta Z1 Android Matterport scan time Sophoto 2 1 monthron0987 (1445): @Sophoto is the view on the screen similar to that of Ipad view. I do not use the Android app but that seems extremely long time to process and align, but I have not timed my Ipad recently on the total time per scan. What android tablet are you using?
Will Adding Zillow 3D Homes Cannibalize Your Matterport Business? OneFineDay 13 2 monthsChemistrydoc (1364): Yes!
Wich tripod for the Ricoh Z1 ? FXS 4 2 monthsPaulM (69): 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
Ricoh Theta Z1 for Purchase at Adorama DanSmigrod 4 2 monthsGhagendorf (296): It was used but never out of the box - so they say. $1,300
Theta Z1 Bizarre screen message and malfunction - “1 Sec” Charleso 1 2 monthsCharleso (11): 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...
Tripod for cramped space Ghagendorf 2 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): @Ghagendorf While others will likely know the answer to your low tripod meets Matterport Camera question, just wondering if you have any concern about stitching errors with Matterport in tight spaces? Also, have you given some thought to: ✓ buying a Ricoh Theta Z1 on eBay. While you will pay a premium, you do have paid gigs ✓ buying a Ricoh Theta SC2 of Ricoh Theta V Dan P.S. Congrats on your new client!
24 Reasons Matterport Service Providers should Add Asteroom DanSmigrod 1 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): [asteroom][/asteroom] Asteroom Virtual Tour created with a Ricoh Theta Z1. Asteroom Tour courtesy of Asteroom WGAN-TV Intro to Asteroom Virtual Tour Platform with Founder and CEO Eric Tsai #1480-"...what you've done is really...
360 Interior & Exterior Solution for Car Showrooms michaelakinyemi 6 2 monthsmichaelakinyemi (84): Thanks @ToddsFotos . I will check out Instavid360 It appears VirtualCar360 offers something similar, so I’ll have to compare both.
Ricoh Theta Z1 is available now at the Ricoh website denlee 12 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Grab: Ricoh Theta Z1 website Hi All, I just checked the Ricoh Theta Z1 website. Still showing SOLD OUT - MORE STOCK COMING SOON. I also checked Adorama which is showing ON BACK ORDER Dan 4:52 pm EDT Wednesday, 29 July 2020 ...
using other cameras with Matterport PaulM 6 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Hi All, A related WGAN Forum discussion: ✓ Question of the Day: Should Matterport Enable Editing/Replacing 360 Photos? Dan
My first Matterport 3D Tour: Feedback Please (used Z1 and V to compare) FabioLuna 7 2 monthsFabioLuna (7): thanks everyone for the feedback. I had the cameras at about 5 1/2 ft,I will definitely try using different heights depending on how tall the total space is. @castaway I have no idea how that mesh got created, I don't remember deleting any scan points and I didn't touch any of the windows. I was going to use the Z1 first and take advantage of the light, but the battery had drained because I forgot to turn off the camera after charging(...
Google Street View Newbie 8643d 12 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Grab from portal @Wingman That's great news. Thanks for sharing! Hi All, Take advantage of the $19 per tour savings per model to publish to Google Street View. Dan
How to shoot sharp images for Matterport with the Ricoh Theta Z1? Tjawi 3 2 monthsTjawi (13): Anybody ever tried to find out what kind of aperture that Z1 uses when taking pictures under MP Capture's control? Is it always be the smallest aperture? F/5.6? Regards, Tjawi
When you successfully buy a Ricoh Theta Z1, post here to Make Friends Fast! DanSmigrod 7 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): @TimothyThomas Ha! That's AWESOME! Dan
Video: Ricoh Theta Z1 360 Panorama Camera after 6 Months Follow Up Review DanSmigrod 1 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Ricoh Theta Z1 360 Panorama Camera after 6 Months Follow Up Review | Video courtesy of Rich Baum YouTube Channel | 21 July 2020 Hi Alll, From the Rich Baum YouTube Channel: "In this video I go over the pros and cons of the Ricoh Z1 after using this camera for 6 months..360 photography is the biggest think going right now in real estate and if your like me you want to get a piece of the action...
How to Make a 360º Camera Helmet Cam DanSmigrod 15 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Hi All, Do you have a helmet cam ( yet)? Please post a selfie here! Dan P.S. Shopping list above!
Matterport Tours on Zillow!? 8643d 14 2 monthsadc1967 (79): No 3d option with Chrome on my main PC
iPhone processing SPEED on allignment process Tjawi 4 2 monthsWingman (1425): As I have mentioned in my thread you cannot take a full advantage of faster scanning with an Ipad Pro 2020 for one simple reason. The camera rotation speed does not depend on what device you are using. I believe it will be the same with any device. What you are gaining on is a speed of alignment for each scan when an Ipad Pro 2020 is used. If you are hiding, you just have less time to come back to your camera to move it to a new spot for...
Video: How To Photograph A Virtual House Tour [Bracketing] DanSmigrod 4 2 monthsdenlee (78): Thanks Dan.
Examples of 360 Tours Created with Ricoh Theta Z1/V/SC2 and Insta360 One/X DanSmigrod 2 2 monthslilnitsch (1737): I like redundancy. I have gotten busy enough where I now send a family member a second direction on certain shoots. My policy it to carry an heir & a spare for all equipment on a shoot. So, each shooter carries two DSLR’s, a Z1 & a V or sc2 for Zillow’s 3D home tours (v or sc2 are just in case) and a Pro2 w/a Pro1 back up. I never want to show up to a property unable to perform due to some sort of hardware issues
Ricoh Theta Z1 versus Matterport Pro2 3D Camera for Outdoor scans? Paulo 4 2 monthsWingman (1425): I cannot comment on using a Z1 with Matterport. I have just never seen any reason to do it since I have a Pro2. As for using it to capture a 360 I believe the further you are from objects the more chance you have to make a 360 without any stitching errors. It is better to stay at least 50cm away from any object and that distance applies to a Pro2 as well.
Matterport, Scanning and Aperture of Z1 Tjawi 4 2 monthsTjawi (13): Thank you Lilnitsch and Atriux for the info.
Ricoh Theta Z1 (Still) on Backorder (As of Monday, 13 July 2020) DanSmigrod 8 2 monthsVTLV (2145): I used a code last year when I bought my first one. Couldn’t find it and happy to have access through Dan for another. Hoping the current one doesn’t tank soon. Getting some underexposed dark shots at random times. Hoping I haven’t burnt it out.
Get 2 Months Off a Matterport Starter Plan with this Coupon Code DanSmigrod 1 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Grab: Matterport Pricing webpage Hi All, Thinking about getting started with Matterport with their Starter Plan using a Ricoh Theta V/Z1 or Insta360 One X? Get two months off a Matterport Starter Plan with Matterport Coupon Code: 2MSTARTER2020 Below are screen grabs from Matterport social...
Weekly Construction project - BIM and 360 within Cupix's CupixWorks Joakim360 2 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): @Joakim360 Wow! Congrats on your big, weekly construction documentation project. The side-by-side videos showing the BIM model compared to each weeks' progress is super-impressive. Cupix nailed it with their CupixWorks solution for general contractors. Hi All, In you are interested in weekly construction documentation - and related As-Builts and Facilities Management - here are some WGAN resources: ✓ Transcript: WGAN-TV How Matterport...
Matterport: Garage Scanning Inquiry WALES 12 3 monthsCharlesHH (333): Glad it worked. I like Captur3d floor plans. If they can see boundaries from Google Earth or if you send them a Google screengrab with borders marked, they do a great site plan too.
Independence Day 360-3D Atriux 1 3 monthsAtriux (34): Happy Independence Day y'all ! Model is made with scans 360-3D Cortex conversion only and errors are inevitable due to complexity of the environment.What do you think?
RICOH Tours Rebrands as RICOH360 Tours: Service Provider Tools Added DanSmigrod 4 3 monthsKumar (459): the tour interface is so poor, i wonder why would anyone opt for this?
Ricoh Theta Z1 used for Matterport Capture: Going Outside Help Please Andy17 7 3 monthsCharlesHH (333): I've been using the new 4.02 Capture with Cortex enabled. So I had all my 360 MP scans on the terrace with regular scanning but black holes on the floor plan. Then I positioned the camera where it would cover the black areas. Shot a 360. Selected the image (bottom right)and then at top - Place on Map. This placed it in top left corner of floor plan. Touch the circular 360 marker and you get 4 choices. Bottom one is Convert to 3D. Touch that,...
How Long for a 2,000 SQ FT (ish) home with Ricoh Theta Z1 on Matterport? jimfelder 4 3 monthsJonJ (1729): If the property is staged and ready to go, I would say 10-15 minutes for every 1000 sqft. Allocate additional time for setup (initial walk-through, adjusting items/blinds and turning on lights) and take down if that is something you are responsible for. The above estimate assumes that there are no distractions and does include time for additional 360 views.
Camera Height with Ricoh Theta Z1 for Matterport Tours? marcoastan 1 3 monthsmarcoastan (40): Hi, What is the best camera's Height if I use Theta Z1 on matterport platform? Because when I use Matterport Pro2 Camera we can adjust the camera between 4-5 feet depend on the how height the ceiling, but Pro2 has infrared so it can do measurement. My issue is when I use theta camera I can get the floor plan because there is no infrared. But I can ask 3rd party to make a floor plan. In this case, how they are calibrate the measurement?...
Why my doll house view with theta Z1 is look so bad? marcoastan 6 3 monthsRichardStanton (213): This is because of your outside scanning of 3D data. The capture app and showcase are tuned for indoor environments, so it does not always know what to do with things like tree lines, etc. overlapping. You can use the trim feature to cut away what does not overlap to clean things up a bit. The splotches are just a lack of 3D data, outside small things over a larger distance = no 3d data. What you WILL get is the outside of the house....
My QuoCam 8K Odyssey: Seeking a 360 Camera for Multiple Tour Platforms homefinders3d 12 3 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): @homefinders3d The Forgotten QooCam 8K Magic : Creatively Use Express DNG8 and In Cam RAW+ at the same time!!! | Video courtesy of Yuqing Guo YouTube Channel | 21 June 2020
Video: The BEST Pro Virtual Tours HDR Workflow: Theta Z1 from Zero to Hero DanSmigrod 2 3 monthsWingman (1425): I actually think it can be applied to any 360 degree camera. Most of them has built in HDR but nobody's stopping us to turn it off and do some kind of bracketing shoots to combine them later. I may try my Pilot Era for that next week just to see a huge difference between Pilot Era HDR mode and manually taken 3-5-7 shots and combining them in Photomatix.
Is there a difference between These Ricoh Theta Z1 cameras? JonPaul 3 3 monthsJonPaul (10): pretty sure they are all gone.
Using 360 media to document a Black Lives Matter protest Tosolini 4 3 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): @Tosolini Thank you for sharing this amazing experience. It looks more like a weekend street festival that the pictures on television. And, yes, thanks for the production notes and platforms used. Best, Dan
Video: Ricoh Theta Z1 2020 Updated Review: Still the best? DanSmigrod 11 3 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Hi All, ✓ WGAN Forum Member pricing on Ricoh Theta Z1 is $880 (instead of $999) with free shipping from the official Ricoh Store, with coupon code. (To automatically, receive this coupon code, join the free WGAN Forum. Or, Private Message me: @DanSmigrod ✓ How to get notified when Ricoh Theta Z1 Camera is back in Stock! Best, Dan P.S. Coupon Code subject to availability. As of 15 June 2020, the coupon code is available.
Video: Theta Stitcher 2.10 Supports HDR-DNG with Dual Fisheye Plugin 2.8 DanSmigrod 6 3 monthsron0987 (1445): Thank you for the input. Do you have a sample to show?
Ricoh Theta Z1 360 Stitched RAW files layers/masking within Photoshop? aabley 2 3 months360ignite (6): I don't think you can stitch the RAW files and keep them as that. You can have the stitched file as a TIFF 360ignite
Comparing Imagine Quality: Matterport Pro2 3D Camera versus Ricoh Theta Z1 DanSmigrod 3 3 monthsWingman (1425): May be this thread. There are also tours from Insta360 OneX and Pro1 clickable text
How to get notified when Ricoh Theta Z1 Camera is back in Stock! DanSmigrod 5 3 monthsChemistrydoc (1364): B&H also does an automated email updated every couple of weeks. I had luck ordering directly from Ricoh USA. They don’t do that automated information, but if you call them, they give an accurate update as to when you can expect your shipment
Ricoh Theta Z1 Assisted Alignment via Matterport April Tags? Atriux 4 4 monthsRichardStanton (213): That's very admirable pre-work @Atriux! :) Sorry what I meant regarding assisted alignments is that I have only attempted to use them a few times while using a 360 camera as the primary scanning device - and those few times did not go well. I have used it many times with the Pro II and have not had any issues. I do not believe I have EVER tried using tags with a 3D conversion. I try to avoid 3d conversions at all costs no matter what I am using...
Can Captur3D create floor plan from Matterport created with Ricoh Theta Z1? RGould 6 4 monthsRGould (4): Thanks all for your replies. I am glad that it is possible to produce floor plans from the Theta Z1. @mp2fp I will take a look at what services you can offer. @AlexHitchcock thanks for replying. I am impressed by the whole 'package' that CAPTUR3D is able to offer and will definitely consider trialing some orders. Many Thanks!
Video>360 RAW HDR>Qoocam 8K vs Theta Z1 vs Insta360 ONE R - Tutorial for VT DanSmigrod 3 4 monthsAhmedAttia (137): @homefinders3d will wait your feedback
Buy Theta Z1 or Matterport Pro 2? wvirtualhomes 19 4 monthsJonJ (1729): I have wrestled with this same question for some time since I have been using the Pro 1 since 2014. Long story short, I decided to go with the Theta Z1 instead of upgrading to the Pro 2. The reasons for this are below. 1) I did not want to further invest into the Matterport ecosystem as there have been many decisions made that I do not agree with. 2) While the quality of the Pro 2 imagery is superior to the Theta Z1, I do not believe that...
Video>Comparing Matterport Camera Options: Pro2 Versus, 360 Cameras, BLK360 DanSmigrod 6 4 monthsHomePlanNZ (207): 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...
Anyone Used the Qoocam 8k for Tours? homefinders3d 10 4 monthshomefinders3d (319): I've watched several videos on the Qoocam 8k with polar opposite findings lol. Mine should be here in the next hour. I will send it back if the images are not sharp. Kind of wish I kept my Insta360 One X.
Video: Ricoh Theta Z1 - Dual Fish Eye Plugin vs. Native Theta DNG Tutorial DanSmigrod 10 4 monthsWingman (1425): ok, I have got it from Dan's transcript. It stands for Dual Fisheye Plugin. ;-)
Battery pack for Ricoh Theta Z1 KevinJospeh 16 4 monthsKevinJospeh (5): @bryanhscott Great advice thanks Bryan!
Is it possible to replace Ricoh Theta Z1 lens? pguerreiro 4 4 monthsWingman (1425): If you do not like a wifi range on Insta360 One X you won't like it on a Z1. I have had both a Z1 and a V brand new staying connected only 3m-4m away from a smartphone in a direct line of sight. Behind a tree or covering it with your body and they were disconnecting. Insta360 One X I have bought as used one does not have the same problem. It is not 50 meters but at least it works from 10m or so. As for the lens, my Insta360 One X has...
Insta360 One X & Ricoh Theta Z1: Wifi Range Issue - Easy Solution 😩 pguerreiro 4 4 monthsEladitems (55): Im having these issues when using the matterport camera. But with the Z1 it is just amazing
Video: Best Virtual Tour Camera 2020 (11 360 cameras + DSLR compared) DanSmigrod 2 4 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): 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?
Having issues with the Ricoh Theta Z1? Time to go with an 8k camera? junior 4 5 months8643d (149): @junior Mine does this as well, usually at least once during a shoot. Like @lilnitsch does, I usually just turn it back on and continue scanning.
Looking for a Theta Z1? MCML 3 5 monthsMCML (8): Thanks for the heads up botticelli, now I will have my eyes and ears open should there be anything that looks like an issue.
WGAN-TV Transcript: A MSP Customer Journey: Jeff Nitschke with CaptureNW DanSmigrod 2 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Hi All, Just getting started with Matterport? This show will inspire you. Dan
PLEASE HELP!!! Ricoh Theta Z1, Weird Artifacts in 360 Panos the3rdeye 6 5 monthsSophoto (7): The good news is that it is not your camera. You have captured the strobing of the LED lights of the house. You will need to slow your shutter speed down.
Ricoh Theta Z1 versus Matterport Pro1 versus Pro2 rastas Jump to first page40Jump to last page 5 monthsHome3D (2314): From what I'm told, the answer is "Yes". Not ready yet, but one developer is working on it. Expectation is that it will improve measurement accuracy, though not necessarily to Matterport / GeoCV level of 99% because the Apple lidar has a big mesh. We shall see.
HELP looking for information on GSV software ron0987 5 5 monthsysabelc (165): @ron0987 You can use Metareal Stage to publish to Street View. It has the following features: 1. Multiple floors 2. Use any camera you want (as long as you can take 360 panoramas with it) 3. Precise locations & connections between panoramas (you don't have to guess where to put each pano) 4. Linking to Google Maps & Business 5. Free to publish up to 15 panoramas per Street View tour. If you want unlimited panos per publish, it's...
Best 360 camera for EyeSpy 360 rzphotoman 9 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): @rzphotoman ✓ WGAN List of 50+ 3D/360º Cameras for Virtual Tours If Matterport enabled the same workflow as Ricoh Theta Z1 and Insta360 One X for Labpano Pilot One / Labpano Pilot Era, these would be cameras for a Matterport Pro to consider (that also wanted the flexibility of using the camera for other 3D/360 virtual tour platforms/software. Dan
RICOH Theta Z1 and EyeSpy360 realeshots 10 5 monthsimpact360 (7): For quality images you really need to use the Dual Fisheye plugin and export the DNG which allows great post processing. I can still shoot and edit my DSLR faster because of batch capabilities but Z1 is a little more fun.
Where can I buy Ricoh Theta Z1 and get it Saturday GlennTremain 8 5 monthsChemistrydoc (1364): @GlennTremain I just saw where a reputable seller on eBay had 7 Ricoh Theta Z1s available. Ricoh is shipping a small supply next week (mine is in that order), and then not again until the end of May. Cheers! Keith
battery bank for Ricoh Z1 davem 5 5 monthsdavem (51): Thanks
Choice of 360 camera for less than 1000$ crocis 7 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): ✓ In-Depth Video Course for 360º Newbies: Virtual Tour Pro by Ben Claremont ✓ WGAN-TV Transcript: Virtual Tour Pro Creator Ben Claremont | Top 10 Tips for Starting a Virtual Tour Business (Includes discussion about how to evaluate which 360 camera to buy.) Search the transcript for: So tell me about your process for which 360 cameras our viewers should buy. Dan
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2020 is the year of Google Street View Blue Line Map Updates by Pros DanSmigrod 9 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): P.S. Correction. 2020 is the year of the Coronavirus pandemic.
iFootage Cobra Strike 2 Monopod realeshots 9 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Related WGAN Forum discussion: ✓ 9 Tripods/Monopods to Consider for Your 360º 1-Click Camera Dan
RICOH Theta Z1 connection issues with Android phone. Please help. JPPeron 3 5 monthsDprice2414 (1): I had issues with connectivity too. I ended up uninstalling the app and reinstalling. Working fine now.
How to export panoramas from RICOH Theta Z1 instead of double fisheye? realeshots 2 6 monthsJanHamorsky (147): I am not sure but I suppose you should change the camera settings to JPEG format instead of DNG (RAW). DNGs are exported to LR not stitched while JPEGs are exported as equirectangular (flat) images...
House rehab - Matterport + Cupix Joakim360 18 6 monthsscott_cupix (272): Hello, nice samples Joakim. There is a slider in Cupix to remove the yellow and also a blurring mask: Original: Yellow Removed (Cupix Adjust Color): You'll find these same controls in any image editing program in case you want to make adjustments before uploading to Cupix....
Where can I get a Ricoh Theta Z1? Seems sold out everywhere. Chemistrydoc 6 6 monthsHome3D (2314): I concur that the Z1 is basic must-have. Great camera that's quick and very good automatic HDR. Can be even better with the Dual-Fisheye plug-in that captures bracketed DNG-raw 360 images. But IMHO forget the Zillow app. Lowest form of 360 tours. Much better platforms available. Let's raise the bar. I also think everyone who ever does videos should have an Insta360 One X or One R. The things these cameras can do with video are...
Alignment Problem with Ricoh Theta Z1 misho73 14 6 monthsprofx (4): I have also run into similar issues that you had. One thing I noticed that causes alignment issues with the Ricoh Theta Z1 is when the white balance or color of the light in the room changes. I have also run into similar issues that you had.
Ricoh Theta Z1 for Matterport Tour: Grainy? How to improve picture quality? profx 7 6 monthsprofx (4): @leonherbert I have been using the Ricoh app during shoots to adjust the white balance, and have noticed that this will affect how the capture app captures the images, the white balance will be different. The problem with that is you if you do manual white balance, the capture app will have problems referencing other scans if you change the white balance between scans. I figured if you set the ricoh app to aperture priority then you can choose...
Ricoh Theta Z1 🤜 versus 🤛 Nikon Z6 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera sherpa_media 5 6 monthsbryanhscott (800): @sherpa_media Well, that was an easy contest to judge. I'm with @pixelray. Ever tried Nodalview (for stills)? Right out of the camera, using their processing w/ occasional very minor correction, they might even beat your Z6 (and, save a bunch of time behind Photoshop or avoid the trip to Vietnam). Now, before I get jumped on, I am talking about most real estate agent clients, or property managers. For the the luxury properties, I'm...
Using a Ricoh Theta Z1: Which 3D/360 Virtual Tour Hosting Platform is best? realeshots 9 6 monthsMeshImages (1048): Yes, drone video clips. 3Dvista allows Pano automation comparable to Matterport walkthrough, but additionally with hotspots (the text Infos) in it.
Matterport Outdoor (Sunlight) Capture with Ricoh Theta Z1? angusnorriss 6 6 monthsHomePlanNZ (207): REALLY good write up @Home3D. We're also keen to see MP release some form of vertical trimming (skylights are the bane of a good walkthrough), and manual re-alignment of scans in the capture app. We've done some testing between BLK, Pro2 and Z1 that I haven't gotten around to writing up yet. But the punchline is indoors you can't beat the quality and speed of the Pro2. Yes the Z1 is faster per scan, but you loose that time in solving...
My First Matterport With Ricoh Theta Z1 Has Issues. Can you help? KeithMitchell 10 6 monthsHome3D (2314): @KeithMitchell - that was the standard Pro camera. In open spaces you can sometimes go even 10 feet, but the space has to be wide in both X and Y axes. If one axis is long and the the other is short, like a long hallway, you need nodes to be closer together.
Ricoh Z1 or Insta360 One X - extending WiFi range? Home3D 4 6 monthsbryanhscott (800): @Home3D Perfect and sorry I didn't have an immediate, pre-tested, solution to share. Even if Ricoh doesn't have any solutions that are immediately deployable, I will be big money that we can identify a suitable solution and, hopefully, one that is powered by USB vs. 115VAC. I look forward to hearing what Ricoh has to say on the subject. Good luck!
Ricoh Theta Z1 360 Video Workflow - Youtube and Facebook? RobRealEstate 1 6 monthsRobRealEstate (15): Is it possible to use Ricoh Theta Z1 + iMac + edit in iMovie and export 360º spherical video to YouTube and Facebook? I tried it but must have done something wrong. Your workflow to make this happen would be much appreciated.
How to connect a Ricoh Theta Z1 to Livestream to Facebook Live? DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Hi All, I noticed this question in this WGAN Forum discussion: [/b] Dan
USB Data transfer Ricoh Theta Z1 leonherbert 11 6 monthsRobRealEstate (15): Thank you @linitsch @leonherbert. A couple of other things you might be able to help with... 1. Video- When in the Theta app and connected with my android, when the video file finally transfers to phone app from Z1, I can't share it. When I hit the share icon it says, "Not enough free space to write for sharing". 2. Is there any way to connect this to Facebook Live for my "virtual open house" this weekend?
Questions about Asteroom... DanSmigrod 6 7 monthsEricTsai (131): @jthorstad - sure! You will shoot using our App (We have direct integration with Z1,v, and One X) and then simply upload the panos. Our back-office and AI will put together the dollhouse for you. For users that use other 360 cameras- they can upload the panos using our web editor. Here is a youtube video of how a photographer is able to put together an Asteroom tour in 15 minutes
Poll: Which 360 camera to buy to create Google Street View? fotoguy 19 7 monthsWingman (1425): I do not think V-SLAM has anything to do with a camera hardware. It is a post processing feature and technically should work with any camera. We cannot confirm yet with Labpano if they are going to give an access to Pilot tours to a Pilot Era but I am confident they will. If they do not that is going to be just bad to all Pilot Era owners. However if we are talking about blue lines here I do not think there is any use for V-SLAM as it is done...
EyeSpy360: Matterport Pro2 vs. Ricoh Theta Z1 bryanhscott 18 7 monthsEricTsai (131): @bryanhscott - thanks for the info. Our dollhouse processing starts at $10, goes up in tiers and caps at $35 (40 Panos). Each membership tier also comes with certain number of free processing depending on the tier. Similarly - once the user uploads them - our team will take it from there with no manual intervention required. More info on pricing:
Matterport and Ricoh Theta Z1 GPS? Astroprojector 6 7 monthsWingman (1425): It is possible as HDR seems to be internal feature on a camera sot it is triggered when a signal sent to make a shoot. Plugins are also can be turn on and off through a camera and work with a camera hard button. However since some of them(if not all) required a web interface to use them that may explain why they do not work with any 3rd party apps. @leonherbert, I have not had a chance to do it. I was focused on making it work with my RTK...
Non level panoramas on 360 cameras Peter360 1 7 monthsPeter360 (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...
What (Custom) Monopod I use for shooting 360° tours Home3D 13 7 monthsHome3D (2314): @8643d - Nothing sophisticated here. I use whatever is handy. Most of the time I find the Z1 has enough charge onboard to shoot a 360 tour for a home unless it's really large. I carry Gorilla tape with me at all times, but velcro straps would be good.
Copyright question. Astroprojector 13 7 monthsjohnwheatley (118): Clearly there is no legal issue for you. I am not a lawyer, but I have opinions ... Regarding ths painter and gym owner, I would say that an artist can paint their interpretation of anything in the world. They didnt steal the image. What if a painter paints landscape of a strip mall, and there is an Apple store in the mall, so the painter replicates that logo. That painter can sell that painting legally, I'm sure. Painting other artwork seems...
WGAN Forum Membership Benefit of the Week: $130 Off Ricoh Theta Z1 DanSmigrod 1 7 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): WGAN Forum Membership Benefit of the Week --- Grab: Ricoh Theta Z1 360º camera Hi All, $130 off a Ricoh Theta Z1 360º camera is the WGAN Forum Membership Benefit of the Week. For the coupon code, join the We Get Around Network Forum ( free). You will automatically receive a message from me welcoming our newest WGAN Forum Member; plus a list of...
Hollywood & Highland - Walk of Fame - Panos at Night Home3D 3 8 monthsSkeeter (141): Great job!
RICOH Theta Z1: "Top 10 Tech Products Fueling Innovation... in Real Estate" DanSmigrod 8 8 monthslilnitsch (1737): @June Not a problem
Four RICOH Tours Special Offers for WGAN Forum Members DanSmigrod 1 8 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): WGAN Forum Membership Benefit of the Week --- Grab courtesy of RICOH Tours --- Hi All, Four RICOH Tours Special Offers for WGAN Forum Members ✓ $130 off Ricoh Theta Z1 ✓ $45 off Ricoh Theta V 360 Kit ✓ $1 for 1st month RICOH Tours subscription ✓ 50% off RICOH Tours annual subscription To receive the RICOH Tours coupon codes for...
Help Please! Matterport Pro1 3D Camera versus Matterport Pro2 3D Camera? kearnj62 14 8 monthslilnitsch (1737): @Home3D I do not have a simple variation handy on my phone but this is a 3D variant Contact info in a pm
EyeSpy360 Tour Photographer Wanted: Atlanta, Georgia DanSmigrod 4 8 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): This opportunity has been handled. Thanks, Dan
Are you a 3D/360º Camera Manufacturer? The Must Have Killer Feature is ... DanSmigrod 1 8 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Are you a 3D/360º Camera Manufacturer? The Must Have Killer Feature is ... Hi All, Which one 360º camera feature do I recommend for real estate photographers that is a must have when deciding which of 50 3D/360º cameras is right for you? Answer: Platform(s) compatibility For example, if you are considering using one of these platforms … 1. Cupix 2. EyeSpy360 3. Google Street View 4. Matterport 5. Panoskin 6. ...
How to fix slant instead of vertical 360º photos shot with Ricoh Theta Z1? DanSmigrod 25 8 monthslilnitsch (1737): @leonherbert when your arm falls off. If the icon isn't going away you might try a larger or smaller figure 8. For good measure you may also try the middle of the room away from electronics or metal items
Considering Ricoh Theta Z1, but, worried about battery! photosintheround 12 9 monthsWingman (1425): The image quality and their time shift plugin is worth it everything else does not. As for a monopod, I use a cheap one for less than $15. It is ok for inside and leveled surface but outside and on a slope it can be a problem. Since I am going to use a Pilot Era instead of a Z1 soon I have decided to get a better one and bought Neewer brand monopod for $42 from...
Ricoh Tours leonherbert 10 9 monthsWingman (1425): $45/month for unlimited seems to be worth paying. However I am not sure you can create a tour with their Z1s and Vs due to Ricoh cutting off accuracy in location data. When you have 5m or even 5cm accuracy it is one thing but when it turns into 50-100m accuracy by bugs(or by bad code) in their app what kind of quality of a tour your can expect with that? The only way to avoid it is to use these two cameras with Street View app but I do not...
New WGAN Member Asks>Should I Switch to Matterport Pro2 from Ricoh Theta V? DanSmigrod 8 9 monthsSalim (33): I see. Nice. For Richo theta V I would take more than 20 hours to cover such area. That is very much faster with pro2
Tip: Use a 360 1-click Camera and Matterport Pro2 to shoot a Car Dealership DanSmigrod 1 10 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): WGAN-TV Matterport Capture App and Matterport 3D Showcase App-Short Story #940- Capture App Using Different Cameras In a Single Model with Matterport Content Marketing Manager Amir Frank Hi All, In this WGAN-TV Short Story, Matterport Content Marketing Manager Amir Frank explains why use a 360º 1-click camera and Matterport Pro2 3D Camera to shoot a Matterport 3D Tour of a car dealership. (And, how to know which scans whee shot with a...
Cannot share a tour on free account? Astroprojector 5 10 monthsleonherbert (898): @Astroprojector To be fair this is a technique used by a very large percentage of software manufacturers to test out their product. The idea is that you can see what it looks like.
ErrorStitching HDR with Lightroom and Ricoh Theta Stitcher - Ricoh Theta Z1 Henri 3 10 monthsHenri (1): Thanks, it works!
Help with the Ricoh Theta Stitcher & Lightroom plugin. Pau 4 10 monthsPau (45): Hi @Enri DO NOT select "Auto Align"
Outdoor 3D Tour with Tetha Z1 on Matterport Cloud DanielJ 8 10 monthsDanielJ (14): Thank you very much for the precision. They are so many. The one I send you seems a bit more stable in case of wind but maybe it is just an impression.
SpotWalk Robot>Autonomous 360 Reality Capture to Construction Documentation DanSmigrod 4 10 monthshomefrontphoto (36): I'm already pretty round and don't need any more pounds that's for sure :) Stupid American comment? A techie at heart and also in the software biz so I'm always trying to investigate "what's next?"
[R&D] Sharing the outcome of a multi-devices experiment Tosolini 5 10 monthsTosolini (3330): One last learning. Comparing the image quality of a tour done with the Z1 today with the same tour done three years ago with MP Pro1, the resolution of the Z1 seems superior than MP Pro1 (the dollhouse is not as clean though). Which makes me think that for regular spaces like a home, you can replace the Pro1 with the Z1 and travel much lighter.
Video: How to pair Ricoh Theta V/Z1 with Matterport DanSmigrod 6 10 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Hi All, Still stuck? See this WGAN Forum discussion: ✓ Video: How to enable a 360º Camera to work with Matterport Capture App Best, Dan
Video: How to enable a 360º Camera to work with Matterport Capture App DanSmigrod 1 10 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Video WGAN-TV Matterport Capture App and Matterport 3D Showcase App-Short Story #928- Capture App 3D Conversion And Firmware Version with Matterport Content Marketing Manager Amir Frank Hi All, If Santa Claus brings you a Ricoh Theta Z1 or Insta360 One X camera to use with the Matterport Capture App, here is a quick start tip for how to enable a 360º compatible Camera to work with Matterport Capture App. As shown in the WGAN-TV Short...
World War 2 Tunnels mapped with Theta Z1 (Matterport 3D Tour) Joakim360 14 10 monthsbryanhscott (800): @Joakim360 Great! Thx for the info.
Well that's not a good start (with my Ricoh Theta Z1) leonherbert 5 10 monthsleonherbert (898): @DanSmigrod @bryanhscott The camera has some sort of error that cannot be fixed through a firmware update or anything else. I was able to see that it had the correct firmware but the camera just showed an error in the camera display. The camera was fully charged and just switched off after showing the error. Ricoh recons that it is just one of those rare duds. B&H has already overnighted me a replacement. There customer care is very...
How to Remove Yourself from a 360º Photo (During the Shoot) DanSmigrod 8 11 monthsWingman (1425): I have never tried it on IOS and always used it with Android without anything similar. It may be just IOS thing. [quote] The other issue is the app will not connect with my phone while using the plugin and sometimes it freeze up requiring me to start it again. [/quote] I have this sometimes but I know why. The problem is not Theta cameras has no good wi-fi signal strength in both V and Z1. Technically even if you are next to a camera but...
Ricoh THETA Z1 matterport integration F stop values leonherbert 26 11 monthslilnitsch (1737): @3DVirtuallyThere Large homes are fine through they may need shore power. Easily enough done via a power bank and a long usb c cable
Video: How to use Matterport with a Insta360 One X or Ricoh Theta Z1 DanSmigrod 1 11 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): How to use Matterport with a Insta360 One X or Ricoh Theta Z1 | Video courtesy of Ben Claremont YouTube Channel (11 November 2019) Hi All, Related to the above video from 360º Subject Matterport Expert Ben Claremont, these WGAN Forum discussions: ✓ Video: How to pair Insta360 One X to Matterport ✓ Video: How to pair Ricoh Theta V/Z1 with Matterport ✓ WGAN-TV: 360º Expert Ben Claremont on...
Matterport Comparison: Pro1, Pro2, Ricoh Theta V/Z1, Insta360 One X lilnitsch 5 11 monthslilnitsch (1737): @Ghagendorf with any of the 360 cameras you will have to use a 3rd party for floor plans. I use Siva he does good work with just a Matterport link he is reasonably priced and turns around in short order
Matterport floor plans if theta is included with other scans. leonherbert 8 11 monthsVTLV (2145): @lilnitsch - go this route. Siva is Bad Ass!
Can we remove the Matterport Camera in the Mirror-lined exercise room? Sandiemcr 11 11 monthsSandiemcr (56): Thank you everyone for your responses... levity appreciates too
Video: How to Get Better 360 Interior Shots! DanSmigrod 1 11 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): How to Get Better 360 Interior Shots! | Video courtesy of Ben Claremont YouTube Channel (3 November 2019) Hi All, From 360º Pro Ben Claremont YouTube Channel: --- Become a Virtual Tour Pro! In this video you’ll learn how to shoot, expose & edit PERFECT 360 photos of tricky mixed lighting interiors for virtual tours. Gear I used in this video: ► Ricoh Theta Z1 ► Bushman...
Video: Ricoh Theta Z1 for Real Estate Virtual Tours-Review by Rich Baum DanSmigrod 1 11 monthsDanSmigrod (22897): Theta Z1 for Real Estate Virtual Tours-Review by Rich Baum | Video courtesy of Rich Baum YouTube Channel (31 October 2019) Hi All, From Rich Baum YouTube Channel ... I recently added 360 Virtual Tours into my Real Estate photography business & I purchased a new Ricoh Theta Z1 360 Camera. In this video I go over the basics of this camera and what it can produce. As mentioned, it's a fast...
Similar Motorhomes - One with Z1 the other with Matterport izoneguy 4 11 monthsbryanhscott (800): @izoneguy Understood and thanks much for the added info. The breakdown is very helpful.
My 360º spheres created with Ricoh Theta Z1 are crooked. What should I do? Stevede 10 11 monthsWingman (1425): If you level a shoot lines will be straight(the same for Matterport cameras) but stitching errors are happening from time to time. Just make sure you are at least 60cm away from any object pictured. The closer the object the most likely you will have some stitching errors. Also if you picture some specific object in a space place your camera with the front lens looking at that object. Since a Z1 is two lens camera stitching will be done on...
Brain Teaser: Converting Matterport Outdoor 3D Views to 3D Scans? DanSmigrod 10 1 yearWingman (1425): Tried it now in full sunlight and I could not scan at all. It seems it can work somehow with clouds covering the Sun but once it is out and shining it won't work. With clouds though just keep looking at a minimap in Capture and make sure your next scan data is going to overlap data from any of the previous scans. If there is no Sun you should have about 2-3m of data placed around each scan(can be more if it is really cloudy) so you next...
GSV19: Ricoh Theta V/Z1 Pair with Matterport and/or Publishing to GSV DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): WGAN-TV Short Story | Ricoh Head of Global Marketing Thijs Ekelschot at the Street View Summit on the Ricoh Theta V/Z1 paired with Matterport | Wednesday, 25 September 2019 -- Hi All, "[Ricoh makes] 360 content creation, very simple. We integrate now with Matterport or we're working closely with Matterport content creators, but with Matterport itself as well. Obviously to simplify the workflow for creativity, virtual tours for...
GSV19: 84% of Matterport Pro Camera Users Publish to Google Street View DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): WGAN-TV Short Story: UK-based Matterport VP James Morris-Manuel at the 2019 Google Street View Summit on Capture and Publishing to Google Street View | Wednesday, 25 September 2019 Hi All, "We found, in a survey that we ran in 2018, that 84% of photographers that have a Matterport camera upload to Google Street View. We also found in that survey that 7 1% of photographers that use the Google Street View function with Matterport have...
Matterport plus; Ricoh Theta Z1 for photos? fotoguy 6 1 yearbryanhscott (800): @fotoguy Understood. Ah, now I get the whole picture. Sorry, I'm a little slow today. Also eliminates all, or most all of the usual re-touching, which I am sure we are all so fond of ;-). Thanks for the clarification. To this point, I have been using my Sony A7SII and 5 exp brackets for the interior. Given it does in-camera stacking, which works very well, I just quickly run the final HDR stills through PS for only a few enhancements. ...
Theta Z1 battery life 8643d 17 1 yearlilnitsch (1737): @Wingman bout' $12 on Amazon:
Example: Pano2VR Virtual Tour Shot with a Ricoh Theta Z1 DanSmigrod 2 1 yearlilnitsch (1737): Must require flash or another plug-in as it doesn't appear to work on Safari on my iMac ~ Works in chrome. I tend to like services that work across the board not needing a disclaimer as to which browser or device to use
Which 3D/VR Camera/Platform is right for my project in Syria? KlaraTT 7 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): @KlaraTT Contact: @Jonathan_GeoCV or Keep-in-mind that in addition to the smartphone needing charging, the rotator has batteries that need to be charged too. While GeoCV presently only sells/ships to USA addresses. The following might be an option: ✓ How to buy a GeoCV Kit if you live outside the United States Best, Dan
Ben Claremont Video: Top 10 Tips For Professional 360º Virtual Tours DanSmigrod 5 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): @MeshImages Other Monopods to recommend? Best, Dan
Ricoh Theta V versus Ricoh Theta Z1 ron0987 24 1 yearron0987 (1445): @Wingman thank you for the input, I definitely liked the camera quality, in some cases better than Z1 but over all versatility Z1 hits the mark on a bunch of levels and even though I would buy both I also have a wife that would probably say yes but hard to justify. I am checking on the phase shift now thank you for the info. Ron
Theta V(and Z1) fantastic plugin: saves you time & takes you out of a pano Wingman 11 1 yearWingman (1425): Just a short addon. My Z1 also works with it without any problem. To be honest Ricoh has hooked me up with this plugin. I cannot imagine using something else that does not offer the same functionality. If they fix coarse location data coming from their app I will stick with their cameras at least until somebody else starts offering the same functionality and provides a better resolution. So far I have seen features to achieve the same...
Matterport 3D Tour with Ricoh Theta Z1 3SixtyNow 6 1 yearlilnitsch (1737): @3SixtyNow not a problem @advancedhdr ~ I have done a little street view with the Z1 through the Streetview app for iOS stills I had no Issues I haven't gotten video mode to work yet ~ May actually have to switch the Z1 into video mode prior to using the street view app ~ for the little bit of street view for business I have done I have been using Matterport's sent to street view just for the ease of work flow
Ricoh theta gear 8643d 10 1 year8643d (149): Awesome, Thanks Dan. I found your gear kit for 360 1 click cameras, good stuff. 360 1 click camera gear
best camera for outside photos fotoguy 4 1 yearWingman (1425): I have just tried my Z1 and it is exactly the same as with my V model. Not sure why it is happening as each scan seems to cover(see) much bigger area than it allows to choose a proper distance between scan points. More than 2 meters away from the first point and it cannot align, more than 1.5 from the second and it cannot align. I cannot see any reason to try further if all this happening from a start. I do not know may be it will work with 1...
Theta Z1, the same bug with GPS precision? Wingman 5 1 yearleonherbert (898): @Wingman the only suggestion is to ask Ricoh to attach the coordinates from the first image to the merged image. Does the theta store both the individual images as well? Is it an option. If so you can check the accuracy of the individual image. You can attach those coordinates to the merged image. There is software that can allow you to strip the gps coordinates from images, I can't recall what it is, it is a script that you run. I think the...
3D Capture and software questions newengland3d 10 1 yearWingman (1425): Here is a link to the model with the film development room captured. This space is big so to get to that room straight away just switch to the floor plan view and you will see a dark space in the middle. It is actually not so grainy in pictures quality as it has looked in scans.
Using the Ricoh Theta Z1 to Add People to Matterport 3D Tour DanSmigrod 3 1 yearWingman (1425): I am getting one in a few days for a price slightly lower than Ricoh RRP. It is US$954 with a current exchange rate. You can buy it here May be it is not worth for customers outside of Australia as I do not think they will ship it for free worldwide. However comparing to $2200 AUD on ebay from Japan it is much better at $1349 AUD. Almost half of it :-) It shows as pre-order but I got...
Help: What is the best platform to scan large outdoor construction site zacharysmiller 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): @zacharysmiller After using the Cupix SLAM app to automate the Cupix capture process, please let us know what you think. You had mentioned, "I’m not convinced [Cupix] is the best option for outdoor projects." Why? Best, Dan
What to buy next Briski2208 3 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): @Briski2208 Great question for WGAN Members that are using a Ricoh Theta Z1 - with or without Matterport Camera. Thanks for asking ... Dan
Video: Best 360º 1-Click Camera for Photography in 2019 DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Best 360º 1-Click Camera for Photography in 2019 | Video courtesy of The 360 Guy YouTube Channel Hi All, 360º Camera Subject Matterport Expert The 360 Guy writes on his YouTube Channel: "Most 360 cameras focus on shooting high quality video and have fewer features for 360 photos. I've chosen 4 cameras to compare as they all have specific features for shooting photos and can all shoot DNG RAW...
Free Matterport Test Drive with Your Ricoh Theta V/Z1 or Insta360 One X DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Hi All, You can "test drive" creating a Matterport 3D Tour - including Matterport Workshop 3.0 - for free if you have a: ✓ Ricoh Theta V ✓ Ricoh Theta Z1 ✓ Insta360 One X Simple sign up for a free Matterport Cloud account here. ✓ Amazon links to buy these cameras and related gear and accessories. Related WGAN Forum Discussions ✓ WGAN-TV Training Academy: Matterport Workshop 3.0 Training - All 5...
Matterport - Just lost all my respect - Disgraceful - Embarrassing zacharysmiller 9 1 year3D_Hoffa (143): This post is important and should not be buried *bump*
Matterport cameras compared: Ricoh Theta V & Z1, Insta360 ONE X, Pro2, Pro1 Jwbuckl 4 1 yearChangesin3d (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...
Ricoh Theta Z1 Test in Matterport 3D Tour HarlanHambright 19 1 yearhtimsabbub23 (816): Thank you!!!
Chicago (18 June 2019): Hands-on with Matterport 3D Virtual Tour cameras DanSmigrod 16 1 yearJwbuckl (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...
A MSP Business Model & Workflow to Ace VRBO/HomeAway for Property Managers DanSmigrod 21 1 yearJwbuckl (337): @DanSmigrod @THRHHI Gents - sorry to hear of these troubles and thank you for your patience. We have had but a few isolated cases where the process flow with HA needed to be honed and the Teams are on it. This is what the public beta is for - getting optimization on all systems between the companies, not just the bits. I will follow up with the Product Team/Dee at Matterport and see if I can learn anything about this case from our side beyond...
The 360º Guy Video: Best NEW 360 Camera in 2019? DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Best NEW 360 Camera in 2019? | Video courtesy of The 360 Guy YouTube Channel (12 June 2019) Hi All, From 360º 1-Click Camera Subject Matter Expert Daniel The 360 Guy (Daniel) YouTube Channel: Since the start of 2019 there have been more than a few new 360 cameras released. Let's take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of them all so you can make a more informed decision as to which 360 camer ais...
IVRPA Video: Shinobu Fujiki and Thijs Ekelschot | Ricoh Theta DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Video: Shinobu Fujiki and Thijs Ekelschot | Ricoh Theta - IVRPA Conference 2019 Belfast (Day 1 | Monday, 10 June 2019) | Video courtesy of the IVRPA - International VR Professionals Association YouTube Channel Hi All, The following is from the | Video courtesy of the IVRPA - International VR Professionals Association YouTube Channel ... FIlmed at the IVRPA 360° Virtual Reality Panoramic Photography...
IVRPA Livestream RICOH Keynote Today, June 10, 2019 DanSmigrod 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Livestream is available now for $$$$
Ricoh Theta Z1 Officially in Matterport Public Beta Testing DanSmigrod 2 1 yearizoneguy (462): Motor Home shot with Z1 - [wp3d][/wp3d]
RICOH Tours - Automated VR Tours DanSmigrod 2 1 yearizoneguy (462): They need to get rid of old cameras. Most RE Agents would not know the Z1 was available. I have been using the Z1 shooting Motor Homes with superior results than Matterport. The Motor Homes only require about 5 scans so it is easy enough to put together..... Plus Matterport just sent out a release to let you know that the Business plans are only $309 per month for 100 spaces.....
Video: How to use Ricoh Theta Stitcher+ Adobe Lightroom with Ricoh Theta Z1 DanSmigrod 4 1 yearleonvanzweel (521): The quality of a one-shot spherical camera will always remain built in. Poor contrast and parallax error. To improve on the parallax error a two lens solution is used to minimize the nodal point offset, but it exacerbates the lighting contrast. Using a four or multi-lens solution improves the lighting contrast but exacerbates the nodal point offset. The main advantage of one-shot cameras is the speed and ease of use. One just has to compromise...
Zillow 3D Home Tour using the Theta Z1 TomLeinbaugh 4 1 yearTomLeinbaugh (6): The Zillow app automatically adds many of the navigational arrows between spaces, but I added some myself later. While taking photos you are given a choice of area/room labels from a list in the app, which you can change later when editing the tour.
Has anyone produced a Zillow 3D Home tour with the Ricoh Theta Z1 camera ?? RichardBurt 3 1 yearbmnyphoto (16): OK, here’s a little more feedback. My main matterport user, Emailed me. I have done to Zillow tours for him so far. He likes the product but is very disappointed in how you walk-through/flow of the home. He feels it’s a little cumbersome. We are back to matter port :-)
How to scan a pool with Matterport (without black hole) DanSmigrod 6 1 yearTHRHHI (274): Here is a home i did for a friend whose house is on the short term rental market. Still have a few more tags to add. clickable text [mpembed][/mpembed]
The 360 Guy Video: Ricoh Theta Z1 versus Insta360 One X-Ultimate Comparison DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Ricoh Theta Z1 vs Insta360 One X: Ultimate Comparison | Video courtesy of The 360 Guy YouTube Channel Hi All, 360º 1-Click Camera Subject Matter Expert The 360 Guy compares the Ricoh Theta Z1 versus the Insta360 One X. Based on all the reviews I have read/viewed, these are likely the two most likely contenders for WGAN Members to consider for: ✓ Matterport ✓ Cupix ✓ ThreeSixty Tours ✓...
Video: How to shoot Matterport 3D Tour with an Insta360 ONE X and Workflow DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Insta360 ONE X 360º Action Camera | REVIEW (4K) | Video courtesy of AuthenTech - Ben Schmanke YouTube Channel Insta360 ONE X: 12 Tips & Tricks! | Video courtesy of AuthenTech - Ben Schmanke YouTube Channel Hi All, These two previous videos by Ben Schmanke about the Insta360 One X might be helpful too. Best, Dan
Theta Z1 Matterport compatibility tomjones2787 4 1 yearJwbuckl (337): The Ricoh Theta Z1 is currently supported by Matterport in Beta and should be exiting Beta in the near term. Testing is going well.
Ben Claremont Video: "Ricoh Theta Z1: The DSLR of 360 Cameras?" DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): 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...
Does Matterport allow Theta Z1 to shoot in HDR? zacharysmiller 8 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): @Jwbuckl Thanks for clarifying. Much appreciated. Dan
First Post - 360 Newbie - Need Advice Theta Z1 and Matterport zacharysmiller 5 1 yearJwbuckl (337): The 360 cameras do not have the accurate depth sensing that the Matterport cameras do. So a floorplan would only be within 4-10% accuracy which is why they are not offered with the 360s. The Matterport Pro cameras are within 1% accuracy and the Leica BLK360 is within .1%.
Same Space: Ricoh Theta Z1 versus Matterport Pro2 3D Camera (You Decide!) HarlanHambright 7 1 yearShakoure (312): Zooming via both the MP player and browser definitely reveals that MP Pro produces finer details. But I agree the coloring from the Z1 seems more vivid. Not bad Z1.
Matterport Pro2Tour versus Matterport Tour Created with Ricoh Theta Z1 DanSmigrod 3 1 yearHarlanHambright (1748): You drive the theta like MP with iPad. That’s not the issue. Technically you can eliminate the blk but it will still be best solution in certain circumstances. A garden path I did in bright sun had to shoot every 4-5 feet to get alignments. Blk more accurate and goes like 30’ or better.
Video: Ricoh Theta Z1 Review: Worth the Hype? DanSmigrod 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): @HarlanHambright I moved your Matterport Pro 2 Camera versus Ricoh Theta Z1 review to a new discussion: ✓ Matterport Pro2Tour versus Matterport Tour Created with Ricoh Theta Z1 best, Dan
Video: Ricoh Theta Z1-The ULTIMATE Virtual Tour Camera? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): "I've NEVER SEEN a 360 camera do THIS!!!" (Theta Z1 Review and Comparison Part 2 of 2) | Video courtesy of YouTube Channel
Los Angeles-based Kevin Dole on Nodalview: "I Love it!" DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Video: WGAN-TV Los Angeles-based Kevin Dole in this WGAN-TV Short Story #519, Kevin talks about GeoCV, Nodalview, Ricoh Theta V and Ricoh Theta Z1. Hi All, Starting at 2:56 in the above WGAN-TV Short Story, Los Angeles-based Kevin Dole talks about Nodalview ("I Love it!"), Ricoh Theta V, Ricoh Theta Z1. We cover a lot of ground in this under 9-minute segment from this WGAN-TV show, including 360º video...
SPAR3D: Ricoh Theta Z1: a high-res 360° camera for pros DanSmigrod 13 1 yearHarlanHambright (1748): Rocoh confirmed that the Z1 is compatible w/ MP. The guy said it looked fantastic.
Ricoh Theta Z1 HANDS-ON First Impressions Review: Comparison with Theta V DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (22897): Ricoh Theta Z1: Example Images, Specs & What You Need to Know | Video courtesy of The 360 Guy YouTube Channel (25 February 2019)
Digital Camera World: Ricoh Theta Z1 Hands on Review DanSmigrod 4 2 yearsDanSmigrod (22897): ✓ Video Review: Why this Bushman Monopod is the best for 360º 1-Click Cameras Dan
Ricoh Theta Matterport Floor plan tomjones2787 7 2 yearsashleighpaz (55): Hi Tom, Yep as long as we have a Matterport tour, it doesn't matter what type of scanner was used to create the tour. You're definitely able to use the WGAN 10% discount on any orders placed through our website as well. Please check out our updated website here with a full list of pricing and products!
Video: Ricoh Theta Z1: Example Images, Specs and What You Need to Know DanSmigrod 3 2 yearsizoneguy (462): Do you think these cameras will take better 360 stills than the GoPro Fusion. I had a GoPro Fusion but the stills were crap.
How to Get Early Access to the Ricoh Theta Z1 DanSmigrod 7 2 yearsrzphotoman (1460): @DanSmigrod Good news...Thanks Dan
Ricoh Announced $1,000 Ricoh Theta Z1 to Ship March 2019 DanSmigrod 7 2 yearsrzphotoman (1460): Think I'll wait for this instead of buying the Theta V.