Win More Real Estate Listings with 2D & 3D Photography

Sept. 28, 2017

When it comes to selling a home, clients expect real estate agents to provide them with all the information they need to make a confident buying decision. As a realtor, it’s important to know your audience and adapt to their needs for a successful real estate marketing program - across websites, digital advertising, offline advertising, email marketing, and traditional channels. We offer three simple ways and an all-in-one tool to help you capture stunning 2D and 3D photography that wins buyers.

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real estate photographer using Matterport 3D camera for property photos

Matterport opens its immersive 3D capture and distribution platform to third-party hardware

Matt Bell Sept. 26, 2017

Matterport has announced that it will open up its easy-to-use capture and distribution platform with the Leica BLK360. This collaboration will launch sometime in 2018 and will be the first of future partnerships with other third-party hardware manufacturers.

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Announcing the Matterport3D Research Dataset

Matt Bell Sept. 20, 2017

At Matterport, we’ve seen firsthand the tremendous power that 3D data can have in several domains of deep learning. We’ve been doing research in this space for a while, and have wanted to release a fraction of our data for use by researchers. We’re excited that groups at Stanford, Princeton, and TUM have painstakingly hand-labeled a wide range of spaces offered up by customers and made these labeled spaces public in the form of the Matterport 3D dataset. This is the largest public dataset of its kind in the world, and the labeling of this dataset was a very significant effort.

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Choosing the Best Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

Joel Garcia Oct. 16, 2017

Ask any successful real estate agent, and it’s likely they’ll tell you that their goal is to help clients optimize for the best sale price in the shortest amount of time. The way they do that is by putting the latest and greatest resources to work. And in today’s highly digital and geographically dispersed market, that means amazing visuals, immersive 3D virtual home tours, and a way for prospective homebuyers to experience a property – from anywhere in the world.

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5 Tips for A Faster Fixer-Upper

Oct. 4, 2017

Jaime Chiang is an interior designer creating fresh, functional spaces for startup offices and private residences in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jaime recently wrote a guest blog for Matterport on how she was able to effectively use Matterport Scenes to streamline one of her renovation projects. Read more (and watch the video) on our blog.

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Why Home Sellers – and Buyers – Love 3D Virtual Tours

Joel Garcia Oct. 2, 2017

As camera technology continues to advance - in terms of both DSLR cameras and those on your smartphone - hi-res real estate photography will continue to be a critical part of any real estate marketing campaign. But technological innovation never stops. Today, amazing real estate photos are only part of a successful equation for the buyer and seller. The future is in 3D virtual tours.

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The Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey: A 3D virtual peek inside a home after the storm

Sept. 6, 2017

The team at Matterport sends our deepest sympathy to the victims affected by Hurricane Harvey’s devastation and has made a charitable donation to the United Way of Greater Houston in support. While we can only imagine the struggles, sadness, and sorrow of those most affected by the storm, we understand the importance of coming together and rebuilding a community even stronger than the one which stood before it. For those interested in giving to the relief efforts, we’ve highlighted four established and reputable organizations doing good work to help the victims. We encourage you to donate to one of the organizations below or another reputable organization that you are aware of.

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Behind the Scenes with Damien Leostic, VP of Product

Joel Garcia Sept. 6, 2017

As Matterport works to further develop our technology and roll out new features, we want to maintain a level of transparency with our supporters. That’s why we want to offer a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what our product development process is like, from the initial concept phase to the actual feature delivered. To that end, this week’s blog post is a Q&A featuring Damien Leostic, Matterport’s VP of Product.

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Guest Post: How Entrepreneurs Made $240,000 In Just One Year By Offering Matterport Services in Sweden

Sept. 5, 2017

Objekt360 is the largest supplier of 3D tours in the Nordic region. They introduced the 3D tour on the Swedish market in 2015 and have seen amazing growth in demand for the service ever since. Today they have customers, cameras and professional 3D photographers all over the country - visit www.objekt360.se for more information!

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All Generations Welcome: Capturing the Museum of Flight with Matterport

Aug. 21, 2017

Using Matterport, we have scanned over 11 aircraft to date, many of which have never been physically opened to the public. Now our visitors – both on site as well as remote – are able to ‘step inside’ the cockpits and interiors of these carefully preserved artifacts through 360° immersive 3D virtual tours we provide free on our website.

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