Matterport now captures 3-D tours in half the time

Firmware upgrade speeds up camera rotation to improve time-to-tour

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Inman Connect San Francisco, Jul 16-20, 2018

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. Matterport has announced that a recent firmware upgrade has reduced the amount of time it takes to capture footage when creating an immersive 3-D listing tour. The firmware update increases the speed at which the camera rotates, allowing more square footage to be scanned in less time. The Sunnyvale, California-based company published a comparison video that shows a new Matterport scan finishing 50 percent faster than it did prior to the upgrade. In an email to Inman, Matterport vice president Mark Tepper said, "real estate agents who own a camera and choose to do their own scanning can now save time, getting in and out of a property listing in a fraction of the time it would have taken previously." Tepper also said that customers using a Matterport Pro2 and an iPad Pro should be able to capture a space in half the time it previously took. Customers...