ABOUT US

Matterport is a silicon valley technology company that makes it easy for anyone to create immersive cloud-based 3D models of real-world spaces that can be experienced, changed, and shared online.

 

Industries Served

Real Estate, Home improvement, Furnishings & Decor, Property Insurance, Real Estate Management, Construction Management, Hotels & Vacation Rentals, Retail Space Planning, Forensics, Animation, Public & Private Security and many others. 

 

 

 

 

Technology

The Matterport 3D System uses a patented camera, controlled through the user’s Apple iPad, to capture 3D and 2D images of an interior space. The camera rotates on a tripod that the user places around a room to capture every aspect of the space. Matterport’s proprietary technology then stitches together the data to create one complete 3D mesh with images overlaid onto all surfaces.  These models are then ready for users to walk through the interior, view as a doll-house, or see a floorplan through Matterport’s immersive online interface. The models also include complete linear and area measurement data. The resulting model can be viewed, modified, annotated, and shared using any computer or the Apple iPad.

 

Industries Served

Real Estate, Home improvement, Furnishings & Decor, Property Insurance, Real Estate Management, Construction Management, Hotels & Vacation Rentals, Retail Space Planning, Forensics, Animation, Public & Private Security and many others.

 

Matterport’s Purpose

Matterport enables anyone to digitally reconstruct real-world spaces for use in VR, AR, web, and mobile applications, offering an unprecedented level of immersion and the most realistic sense of actually being there. Our Matterport Spaces can be explored through our browser-based app, called 3D Showcase, as well as on highly immersive VR platforms, like Samsung Gear VR.

 

Matterport’s unique ecosystem gives people the freedom to experience any place, at any time. Our end-to-end immersive media platform is a quick, easy and affordable way to capture and explore real world spaces in immersive and photo-realistic 3D and VR. Matterport Spaces have tremendous applications in many industries, including real estate, hospitality, travel, event planning, media and entertainment, architecture, construction, retail and many more.

 

 

Why You Should Try That Crazy Virtual Reality Headset

Posted March 23, 2016 by Joanna Stern

VR isn’t just for gamers—take a journey through the virtual experiences that will make the real world better Read More

 

 

Five Ways Virtual Reality Is Reshaping Industries

Posted March 22, 2016 by Daniel Terdiman

With its proprietary cameras and app, Silicon Valley–based Matterport has helped real estate companies such as Redfin and Beverly Hills’. Read More

 

 

Get up close and personal with the Smithsonian’s new dinosaurs in this 360 video

Posted March 22, 2016 by Lee Powell

Take a virtual walk around a T-rex and other dinosaurs destined for the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Read More

 

 

iVvy takes hospitality into the future with Australia’s first 360-degree 3D tours and floor plans for venues

Posted March 4, 2016 by Anthill Magazine

Australian Matterport Service Partner Scann3D has partnered with iVvy.com, an online marketplace allowing organizers to search, compare, book, and pay for... Read More

 

 

6 Cutting-Edge Hotel Technologies That Make Your Stay Better

Posted March 18, 2016 by Lyn Mettler

The ability to see what a property looks like before booking is becoming an increasingly important part of consumers' decision-makin. Read More

 

 

How to lead a buyer through a sight-unseen purchase

Posted March 3, 2016 by Gill South Michael Smith,

the regional president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty in Greater Cleveland, was one of Matterport’s first clients. Read More

 

 

FOX 5 Exclusive: 360 degree tour of the College Hall of Fame

Posted February 15, 2016 by Doug Evans

You can experience a part of Atlanta’s own College Football Hall of Fame by taking FOX 5’s exclusive 360 degree. Read More

 

 

Modeling misery: A 3D tour of homeless camps in Super Bowl city

Posted February 6, 2016 by Greg Nichols

San Fran-based 3D visualization company Matterport, with help fromCapture It 3D, decided to use the Super Bowl and its own. Read More

 

 

Star Trek: Take a 3D Tour of the Original Series Sets

Posted December 9, 2015 by Regina Avalos

Star Trek will soon celebrate its 50th anniversary, and now fans of the series can take a full 3-D tour. 
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Technology opens the door to 3D home tours in NW Louisiana

Posted February 10, 2016 by Sherri Talley

Are you in the market for a new home? If you go online to take a virtual tour of a. Read More

 

 

Step Inside Nikola Tesla’s Hotel Room at The New Yorker in 3D

Posted January 26, 2016 by Michelle Young

We’re excited to be partnering with 3D visualization company Matterport to bring visitors digitally inside unique New York City locations over the. Read More

 

 

Cutting Edge: Agents go high tech to sell homes

Posted December 6, 2015 by Phillip Molnar

Video streaming may already be a thing of the past. He said he prefers 3-D modeling platform Matterport Read More

 

 

FOX 5’s 3D Tour of Historic DC 3 Ship 41

Posted November 15, 2015 by Doug Evans

There is a very special birthday at Delta Air Lines in the month of December. The historic DC 3 Ship. 
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Qualcomm-Backed Matterport Raises $30 Million To Enhance Virtual Reality

Posted June 29, 2015 by Matterport,

a company that specializes in developing 3D models of rooms using software and a special 3D camera, is about. Read More

 

 

Matterport raises additional $30M

Posted June 29, 2015 by 3-D model provider will use Series C round to integrate models with virtual reality devices, expand developer platform. Read More

 

 

How Matterport Is Bringing Virtual Reality to Real Estate

Posted June 29, 2015 

Matterport co-founder Matt Bell explains how the company is bringing virtual reality to real estate. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” Revolution Ventures’ Clara Sieg also comments. Read More

 

 

3-D Imaging Firm Matterport Raises $30 Million For Mobile Push

Posted June 25, 2015 by Robert Hof 

As virtual reality headsets such as Samsung Gear, Google’s GOOGL +0.68% Cardboard, and hotly anticipated devices from Magic Leap and Facebook’s Oculus Rift have gotten big press lately, one question is what we’ll actually do on these things besides play even cooler games. Read More

 

 

Matterport looks to take virtual reality creation to mobile devices

Posted June 29, 2015 by Fred O’Connor

Matterport is looking to make taking photos for virtual reality environments as simple as pulling out your smartphone and launching an app. On Thursday, the imaging startup said it had raised US$30 million in funding and will use the money to develop software that lets people capture 360-degree images with mobile devices containing 3D sensors. Read More

 

 

Qualcomm takes a stake in virtual reality startup

Posted June 26, 2015 by Mike Freeman

Qualcomm is investing deeper into virtual reality, leading a $30 million funding round for 3D image capture and software startup Matterport. Mountain View-based Matterport makes technology that allows for digital reconstruction of real places for viewing online or on virtual reality devices.

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Startup Creates Affordable Virtual Reality

Posted January 29, 2015 by Liz Claman 

Matterport CEO Bill Brown discusses how his company created an affordable, easy to use 3D model.
See more on Fox.com

 

 

Next in Housing Market: Digital 3-D

Posted December 21, 2014 by Josh Barbanel 

Soon apartment hunters in Manhattan may no longer be required to tramp from one open house to the next only to rule out unsuitable properties.
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3-D technology puts virtual spin on selling homes

Posted February 26, 2015 by Mary Ellen Podmolik

Today’s gamers and Pinterest fans are tomorrow’s home shoppers, and technology, real estate and retail firms are coming together to capture the market. In the not-too-distant future, bad home listing photos that show overcrowded rooms, dated wallpaper and Formica counters may look as vintage as the wallpaper. Developments in 3-D technology are just starting to show up in real estate listings and have the potential to make even the best two-dimensional photos look ho-hum by comparison. 
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Developers, Get Ready: 3D Images Are Coming to Mobile Devices

Posted December 11, 2014 by Showing snapshots from vacations is nice, but what if you could use a phone or tablet to walk your friends. Read More