• Virtual property tours now a reality

    Posted Nov. 11, 2016 by David Swan

    Australian property seekers are now able to tour properties in virtual reality, with realestate.com.au today launching what it says is Australia’s first VR property app. The app uses Matterport scans with the app built on Matterport’s VR Software Development Kit (SDK), and while currently only select properties are available Mr Dalton said his company’s vision is to include any property with Matterport VR.

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    realestate.com.au releases app to let Aussies browse homes in VR

    Posted Nov. 11, 2016 by SABINE BRIX

    Australians can now view and explore virtual properties in their own backyard with the launch of realestate VR by realestate.com.au. Touted as Australia's first dedicated virtual reality property app to launch on Google's Daydream, realestateVR features a range of active realestate.com.au listings, and allows consumers to walk through their potential next home.

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  • Matterport Could be the Company to Democratize 3D Capture

    Posted Nov. 9, 2016 by Sean Higgins

    For Matterport’s CEO, Bill Brown, the most important use of 3D technology isn’t measurement. It’s recreating real-world environments for people who can’t be there. billbrown_matterport_ceoMatterport CEO Bill BrownThis is why Matterport provides tools that make it easy for anyone to capture a space in lifelike 3D, and software that turns that space into an immersive media experience for easy viewing on the internet.

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    What Happens When Real Estate and VR Collide

    Posted Nov. 4, 2016 by Hayum Pinson

    Matt Bell founded Matterport after the release of Microsoft Kinect and seeing it’s potential to create 3D environments to give someone that immersive feeling in a space. Matt and I discuss what it was like founding the company, building the prototype and looking forward to Google Project Tango.

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  • Agents turn broker’s open house into virtual reality happy hour

    Posted Nov. 3, 2016 by Gill South

    Colantuono is now holding an event next Thursday where 120 agents from all around the Cleveland area have been invited to a local restaurant, the Burntwood Tavern. From 3 to 6 p.m., they will enjoy happy hour and see the home using the Samsung headsets, phones and the tour from Colantuono’s Matterport camera.

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    Matterport converting quarter million 3D spaces to VR

    Posted Nov. 2, 2016 by David Kariuki

    Thanks to the CoreVR option on the Matterport 3D application, real estate and hospitality companies who have Matterport Pro 3D cameras can now capture 3D models of their locations, upload them, and convert them into virtual reality for free until end of this year. Those spaces will then be ready for viewing on Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR headsets.

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  • Matterport's Huge Library Of 250,000 Tours To Become Open To All

    Posted Oct. 5, 2016 by Carl Velasco

    Virtual reality's primary selling point might be its innovative and almost surreal gameplay experiences, but it isn't exclusively grouped in that department. It can bleed virtually into other fronts where virtual reality technology is greatly an advantage. For example, Matterport, a huge stockpile of realistic 3D imagery, exclusively of environments and real world places, can be useful for several possibilities for anyone eager to get creative.

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    Media company launches technology to create virtual reality spaces instantly

    Posted Oct. 4, 2016 by Emily Nonko

    A media company that already boasts the largest collection of digital, 3D versions of real-world places has just announced an easier way to deliver a virtual reality (VR) experience of a real-world locale. Matterport has a library of about 250,000 virtual reality spaces often used by real estate firms and for apartment rentals, vacation rentals, hotels, business listings, architecture and construction sites.

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  • You Must See Architect Richard Landry’s Beach House in 3-D

    Posted Oct. 11, 2016 by Lisa Johnson Mandell

    After renowned architect Richard Landry purchased a beach house in Malibu, CA, then spent five years and $6 million remodeling it, he wasn’t inclined to use plain old photos to sell the home...So, the architect turned to technology company Matterport to help market his luxurious home. The resulting immersive tour feels like you’re walking through the modern mansion.

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    Matterport 3-D home tours get major virtual-reality boost

    Posted Oct. 3, 2016 by Teke Wiggen

    Matterport has rolled out virtual-reality (VR) compatibility to all of its roughly 85,000 3-D models of active residential property listings, marking what Matterport calls a “huge leap forward for the VR ecosystem.”

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    Matterport Makes VR Navigation Easy

    Posted Oct. 21, 2016 by Tony Reichhardt

    mong the places already in Matterport’s gallery are the first production model of a Boeing 737, the bridge of the USS Midway, a B-747-400 Global Supertanker, and two WW2 bombers, a B-17 and a B-24. In each place you can “wander” easily and quickly by staring at any of the blue circles to move to a new spot.

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    Five Ways Virtual Reality Will Change The World

    Posted Oct. 18, 2016 by R. L. Adams

    Companies that are leading the charge with this are major players in the real estate three-dimension modeling industry such as Matterport, who recently announced that they converted their entire database consisting of over 250,000 image maps into VR, with the ability to walk around and tour those spaces with leading VR headsets in the coming months.

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