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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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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Haiti Communitere and the Uses for Virtual Reality in International Development

May 10, 2016

Kachina Gosselin works at the intersection of engineering and international development. She sees significant potential for a fast, immersive way ...

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Blenheim Palace

Dec. 11, 2015

Explore This! Blenheim Palace was built in the early 18th Century as a gift to John Churchill to celebrate the victory over the French in the War of the Spanish Succession. The palace, one of England’s largest houses, is the principal residence of the dukes of Marlborough and is famously known as the birthplace of Winston Churchill in 1874. ...

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Cat Cafe Purnauskis

Dec. 10, 2015

Explore This! Kissakahvila Purnauskis is Finland’s first “cat cafe” - an eclectic bistro that is also home to a few lovable cats! The cafe invites a friendly and purrrsonable atmosphere, with comfortable open seating to encourage chatter amongst its guests. ...

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Detroit People Mover

Dec. 9, 2015

Explore This! Jump on the Detroit People Mover, a fully-automated light rail system in Michigan’s “Motor City”. The nearly three mile system operates on a single elevated track through downtown Detroit and includes 13 stations, eight of which were built into existing structures. ...

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Zoo Labs

Dec. 8, 2015

Explore This! Turn up the volume and immerse yourself in Zoo Labs, a non-profit music accelerator that invests and explores ...

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Passion Restaurant

Dec. 7, 2015

Explore This! Located in a luxury resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Passion is a fine dining restaurant that uses local ingredients from the Mexican Caribbean. ...

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XC3 Cross Country Caravan

Dec. 4, 2015

Explore This! Get off the pavement and explore the outback in this rugged Kedron caravan trailer. The XC3 Cross Country was designed to be a lightweight offroad van suitable for adventurous travelers. ...

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Sydney Town Hall

Dec. 3, 2015

Explore This! Renowned for its high Victorian interiors and rich decoration, Sydney Town Hall was daring and technologically innovative when finished in 1889. ...

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Mars Desert Research Station

Dec. 2, 2015

Explore this! The Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) is a prototype of a habitat for humans to experiment and see what it would be like to work and live on Mars. The station simulates the type of environment that would serve as a main base for months of exploration in the harsh Martian elements. ...

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