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WGAN Forum Founder DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
Hi All,

Saw this gem in another WGAN Forum Discussion ...

2018 is the Year of Google Street View

It deserves its own discussion ...

Dan

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Originally Posted by @Metroplex360
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Facebook PlacesVR

My big bet / hope is that Facebook launches a competing program [to Google Street View] wherein [Matterport Service Providers] can submit tours to their platform that are integrated into a place's Facebook page.

Imagine ... Matterport + GSV + FPVR. 3 products / services from one shoot.


Dear Matterport,

This is BIG THINKING from @Metroplex360.

Please go make it happen in 2018.

This would create HUGE VALUE for the Matterport Community.

Happy New Year,

Dan
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PointCloudVR private msg quote post Address this user
That is some forward thinking (dreaming) @metroplex360 ! It would be a major leg up for FB if that integration could happen. Here's to hoping 2018 is the year to be in this industry.
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Helen private msg quote post Address this user
Yes! That would be awesome!
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Metroplex360 private msg quote post Address this user
There's gotta be a secondary platform for panoramic tours that cover the real world. Yes, Google has years of backlogged tours that have been generated -- however, the imagery needs to be maintained and images from 2015 are dated in quality. This is the sort of thing that a major player like Facebook can get involved with. Facebook has the marketing platform to support monetizing it and making a rewarding platform.

I cannot think of anyone else who might do it. OpenStreetMap.org could do it, I suppose -- or I could imagine Facebook making a hefty contribution to the platform and partnering with them.
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WGAN Forum Founder DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
@Metroplex360

Other thoughts on this topic?

Best,

Dan
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