Matterport Blog

  1. Some say storytelling makes us human. We punctuate our history with advances in our ability to communicate. As readers, we consume novels, movies, and other media because we crave the feeling of immersion in other worlds, places, and lives.

    Part of what is compelling about working at Matterport is realizing that we’re creating a new medium that is going to add a fresh, immersive dimension to storytelling that doesn’t exist today. The world now has an easy way to capture and share 3D media, which serves to transport people to unique, otherwise inaccessible places from anywhere.

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  2. Scanning a Property with Matterport's 3D Camera

    5 Tips to Make your 3D Showcases Picture Perfect

    Matterport product designers and engineers have worked tirelessly to create a scanning process that is fast and, above all, simple. With our Matterport Pro 3D camera, anyone can make 3D content in a snap.

    We’d like to offer a few simple tips for new and veteran users alike that will help you make stellar scans, every time.

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  3. Matterport Pro 3D Camera

    In a Rising Tide of Virtual Reality, Find the Right Platform for your Business

    Anyone who’s been on the Q1 trade show circuit knows one thing: the time for virtual reality is now. CES, Mobile World Congress, and the Game Developer Conference were all dominated by major manufacturers and scrappy upstarts introducing virtual reality headsets at all price points, all the way down to Google’s DIY Cardboard Kit. This means that, like it or not, marketers across a variety of industries who want to stay ahead of the curve need to put virtual reality to work for them.

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  4. Maggie McGarry's Irish Pub

    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Tour of Maggie McGarry’s

    The pub has been an important part of Irish culture for centuries, with a unique character and style that makes them more than mere bars. As the Irish diaspora spread across the globe, Ireland’s pub culture was exported far and wide. Maggie McGarry’s, with its lively and welcoming atmosphere, epitomizes the qualities that make Irish bars so attractive to so many.

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  5. La Mar Cebicheria Peruana on Embarcadero

    La Mar: Explore Bayside Dining on the Embarcadero in 3D

    La Mar is unassuming from the street. A modest sign marks its small entryway in the Embarcadero-facing stone facade of Pier 1 1/2. Behind the building, a diminutive temporary public dock lets boaters tie off and grab a bite on dry land. From the Embarcadero, you’d never guess that the restaurant opens up into an airy, expansive dining venue that could accommodate anything from a wedding reception to a dance party.

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  6. Matterport 3D Model in Dollhouse View

    Introducing New Multi-floor Features in 3D Showcase

    Matterport was founded on the idea that 3D media should be accessible, affordable, and easy. When we launched 3D Showcase™ last year, it gave people—for the first time—the ability to easily capture and share remote spaces from anywhere in the world. Beyond simply capturing the look and feel of spaces, Matterport also provides a totally new perspective on how a space actually flows together. This is something you can’t get even from being there in person.

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    Vegas Baby, Vegas!

    The Matterport team took to Las Vegas last week for the 2015 LeadingRE Annual Conference. Forward-thinking brokers and agents gathered in this forum to see the latest in real estate industry trends, and hear sage advice from speakers like former mayor Rudy Giuliani and business author Peter Sheahan.

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  8. Countdown to the Closing Bell Set

    Matterport’s Easy-to-Use 3D Goes to Fox Business News

    Matterport Brings State-of-the-Art 3D Modeling to Countdown to the Closing Bell

    The 3D media movement is quickly picking up steam as the technology becomes more accessible and virtual reality platforms crop up and improve the overall experience.

    We had a great time on live TV as Fox Business News took Matterport 3D Showcase for a spin on January 29, 2015. In a segment on Countdown to the Closing Bell with Liz Claman, Matterport CEO Bill Brown discussed Matterport’s accessible, affordable 3D modeling technology, its applications in real estate and other industries, and Matterport’s vision for the future of 3D content.

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  9. Bill Brown speaks at Inman Connect

    Real Estate Warms up to 3D at Inman Real Estate Connect NYC

    At one time, high-end professional photography and video tours were enough to make online listings pop. These days, they are merely the price of entry. At Inman Real Estate Connect NYC, the floor was filled with agents and brokers hunting for the next big thing to give them an edge.

    We’re in the middle of a real estate technology boom. Tech-savvy brokers and agents are seeking out new ways to differentiate their businesses and stand out from the competition.

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