Connecting 3D/360° Virtual Tour Buyers to Service Providers powered by
the Most In-Depth, Relevant and Up-to-Date Content and Training for the 3D/360° Community
Join FREE! 50+ Benefits
Find a 3D Tour Photographer Map
We Get Around Network Find a Pro Service
Matterport Service Provider? Join We Get Around Network
Photographers
and Real Estate Agents
thinking about adding 24/7
Open House Virtual Tours

will succeed faster with
Virtual Tour Pro
Course
by Ben Claremont”
— Dan Smigrod, WGAN Founder
Coupon Code WGANVTP
One Order  |  One Quote  |  One Contact
Book Multiple USA Commercial Locations
  • ✔  As-Builts
  • ✔  Construction Progress
  • ✔  Facillities Management
Last 24 Hours: 1,540 Unique Visitors
6,328 WGAN Members in 136 Countries
Last 30 Days: 121,911 Page Views | 31,094 Unique Visitors | 171 New Members
We Get Around Network Forum
WGAN-TV Training U in Matterport
WGAN-TV: Now Playing
Show & Tour Property Websites and S&T
Project Delivery Demo with Josh Mais
WGAN-TV: Coming Up
Live at 5
5 pm EDT (GMT -5)
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Save the Date WGAN-TV Program Schedule | Need Help? | Podcast
DeleteHideScanningTipsWorkshop

Dollhouse: Delete or Hide Scans (and why)?6337

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

I received this question from a WGAN Member:

"On scanning a room you say in some of your tip posts you say that you remove/delete scans. Does this delete the data and why do you do that? Does it improve the dollhouse view?"

My reply below ..

What do you do and why?

Best,

Dan

----

Hello [redacted]

1. Scans "count" towards creating the dollhouse if active (or hidden in Matterport Workshop)
2. While scanning, only delete scans that are in the wrong place (watch while you scan)
3. If you are going to delete scans, first duplicate the model so that in the worst case, you always have the original to duplicate again and try again
4. Ideally, delete scans to keep the scan count to 200 or fewer (This will reduce the potential of the model crashing in WebGL
5. Typically, hide scans to improve the walking of the space.
6. Over scanning gives you options after-the-fact (example: camera reflection in scan 10, but not 11)
7. Extra scans to fill black-holes so that the viewer can not fly between floors (hide scans)
8. Extra scans for tall ceilings to help complete the dollhouse view (hide these scans)
Post 1 IP   flag post
Biggles private msg quote post Address this user
Dan

I scan as much as I can, even areas I don't want in the walk through later on. The important thing is that the extra scans help create a complete plan of the building. I then hide the scans where I don't want the public to see, especially garages where, in the case of some show homes, they are not a pretty sight.

Chris
Post 2 IP   flag post
71436 2 2
This topic is archived. Start new topic?