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"Matterport is a great technology. A lot of our agents do use," says Adam.

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Hi All,

At Inman Connect NY 2019, I spoke with RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos. Adam told me he recommends RE/MAX agents and brokers use Matterport 3D Tours.

"Matterport is a great technology. A lot of our agents do use," says Adam in this WGAN-TV interview at ICNY19. "Do I recommend it? Yes I do. Using 3D Virtual Tours is a great way to engage with the ... customer; a great way to set you apart from those that are not." 

You may want to share this brief WGAN-TV interview with your potential RE/MAX client (and ask for the order).

The more that RE/MAX uses Matterport, the more likely that their competitors will (have) to.

What has been your experience with RE/MAX + Matterport?

Best,

Dan

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MPEmbed is the Swiss Army knife essential tool for every Matterport Service Provider

 

Hi All,

MPEmbed is the Swiss Army knife essential tool for every Matterport Service Provider. Watch this WGAN-TV show to see why.

Special Offer for We Get Around Network Standard and Premium Members

✓ Get the free use of MPEmbed Premium Basic. MPEmbed Premium Basic Plan includes the use of MPEmbed Editor to enhance up to 25 Matterport 3D Tours.
See your WGAN Welcome Onboard Letter (Private Message me for the Password)

MPEmbed works seamlessly with WP3D Models WordPress Plugin (see video above). WGAN Standard and Premium Members also receive the free use of WP3D Models WordPress Plugin.

Not yet a WGAN Standard or Premium Member?

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Best,

Dan

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Wicked Awesome 3D Co-Founder Stephanie Dolloff and Home3D Media Content Creator Kevin Dole

WGAN-TV Why MSPs icon_heart.png PhotoAndVideoEdits.com with Wicked Awesome 3D Co-Founder Stephanie Dolloff ( @Dolloff ) MSP Wicked Awesome 3D coverage includes: Cary, NC, Nashua, NH & Barnstable, MA; Home3D Media Content Creator Kevin Dole ( @Home3D ) (Home3D covers Calabasas, Malibu and Sherman Okays, CA; and PhotoAndVideoEdits.com Founder Colin Forte ( @PhotoAndVideoEdits )

Hi All,

Thank you Wicked Awesome 3D Co-Founder Stephanie @Dolloff and @Home3D Media Content Creator Kevin Dole for being my guest on WGAN-TV Live at 5 yesterday (Thursday, 27 December 28 2018) along with @PhotoAndVideoEdits Founder Colin Forte.

Nice to hear first-hand from you about your experience using PhotoAndVideoEdits.com

Kevin, thanks for showing the "before" and "after" images.

This WGAN-TV show will be helpful to anyone that is thinking about outsourcing photo editing for the first time or switching from another 3rd party service.

Happy New Year,

Dan

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How to Build a 3D CAD Model: New Tools for Generating a 2D Floor Plan and a 3D CAD Model

Hi All,

Building a 2D Floor Plan and 3D CAD Model is now possible within the Cupix Platform.

If you are a Service Provider targeting the AEC Space (Architecture, Engineering, Construction), you now have a wealth of easy, fast and affordable solutions to offer (and can do this within a White Label solution.)

Cupix CAD Modeling Highlights Include

✓ Cupix 3D Tour (360º Survey) is generated automatically from any source of 360º photos.
✓ Alignment precision (accuracy) 1 percent with helmet mounted capture (meaning accuracy is one foot over 100 feet). 
Build 3D CAD Model within Cupix 3D CAD System.
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Within the Cupix platform lives a complete 3D CAD modeling system made specifically to transform a Cupix 3D Tour (360º Survey) into a 3D CAD Model.
✓ Precise Measurements can be extracted from Cupix 3D Tour (360º Survey) to set windowsdoors; and other openings quickly, accurately and easily. 
✓ The Cupix 3D Mesh can be helpful during the modeling process especially in complex buildings.
✓ Once completed the model can be exported in 2D and 3D Formats 
✓ Import the Cupix 3D CAD model for use in a variety of CAD Systems file formats including: .DFX.IFC.PNG [Direct RVT export from Cupix not supported. IFC is the supported 3D format. Import from Cupix as IFC allows import into Revit, Navisworks, Sketchup and other CAD Packages.]
✓ Open the Cupix CAD Model in programs like RevitNavisWorks; and SketchUp for 3D Design3D Management; or 3D Analysis
✓ Open the Cupix CAD Model in programs such as: Revit, NavisWorks, SketchUp for 3D Design, 3D Management or 3D Analysis.
✓ Other uses of the Cupix 3D Model include: construction progress by comparing the Cupix CAD Model to other Cupix Tours (360º Surveys) directly within Cupix 
✓ Add 3D Pins and 3D Tags on the Cupix CAD Model for issue tracking or or asset management.

Cupix Director of Sales Scott Anderson - and Cupix Head of Product Paul Collart - will be my guests on WGAN-TV Live at 5 on Thursday, 20 December 2018 to give us a demo of building a 3D CAD Model within the Cupix platform and a discussion about this workflow. Feel free to join the show live to ask Scott your questions.

✓ WGAN-TV Live at 5How to Build a 3D CAD Model within Cupix Platform for Newbies - 5 pm EST Thursday, 20 December 2018.

Special Offer for WGAN Standard and Premium Members

FREE! First six months of Cupix Small Plan + Studio Add On Pack (Publish to Google Street View), if you are a We Get Around Network Standard or Premium Member.

To receive this WGAN Standard and Premium Membership benefit, please see the We Get Around Cupix Small Plan + Studio Add On Pack Offer Order Form in the Welcome Onboard Letter.

Not Yet a WGAN Standard Member? www.JoinStandard.com | Compare WGAN Membership Plans | Member Benefits

Happy holidays,

Dan

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Cupix Related Links

✓ Cupix website
✓ Cupix Account Sign Up
✓ Cupix YouTube Channel
✓ WGAN Forum discussions tagged: Cupix | GSV | AEC

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How to use the Cupix SLAM App to streamline capturing 360º photos paired with a 360º 1-click camera

 

Hi All,

Creating a Cupix 3D Tour will get even easier and faster with the soon-to-be-released Cupix SLAM app (iOS) to streamline capturing 360º photo spheres paired with these 360º 1-click cameras:

✓ Ricoh Theta V
✓ Insta360 One X (Cupix SLAM App integration in January 2018)
✓ Panono (Cupix SLAM App integration in January 2018)
✓ Mi Sphere
✓ MADV Madventure

The Cupix SLAM App is current in beta. Contact Cupix Support to request access.

While it has always been easy to capture 360º photos with a 360º 1-click camera and upload the 360º photo spheres to Cupix, the Cupix SLAM app leverages the ARKit - the powerful iOS Augmented Reality library - to automatically tracks your camera route or path during 360º photo sphere capture. Camera can be mounted on a helmet; pole; or tripod mounted. 

Cupix SLAM App works indoors or outdoors. No extra localization sensors - like 3D lasers or Beacon - needed.

(SLAM = Simultaneously Localizing And Mapping)

I could imagine that Cupix will integrating more 360º 1-click cameras. 

You can use any 360º 1-click camera - without the Cupix Mobile Capture App - to create 360º photos and upload to Cupix.

Cupix Director of Sales Scott Anderson and Cupix Head of Product Strategy Paul Collart will be my guests on WGAN-TV Live at 5 on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 to give us a demo of the soon-to-be-released Cupix Mobile Capture App - paired with a 360º 1-Click Camera and discuss this easier and faster workflow for capturing and creating a 3D Tour with CUPIX. Feel free to join the show live to ask Scott your questions.

✓ WGAN-TV Live at 5Cupix Mobile App Demo and Discussion - 5 pm EST Tuesday, 18 December 2018.

Special Offer for WGAN Standard and Premium Members

FREE! First six months of Cupix Small Plan + Studio Add On Pack (Publish to Google Street View), if you are a We Get Around Network Standard or Premium Member.

To receive this WGAN Standard and Premium Membership benefit, please see the We Get Around Cupix Small Plan + Studio Add On Pack Offer Order Form in the Welcome Onboard Letter.

Not Yet a WGAN Standard Member? www.JoinStandard.com | Compare WGAN Membership Plans | Member Benefits

Happy holidays,

Dan

P.S. WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members can Borrow These 360º 1-Click Cameras ...

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Cupix Related Links

✓ Cupix website
✓ Cupix Account Sign Up
✓ Cupix YouTube Channel
✓ WGAN Forum discussions tagged: Cupix | GSV | AEC

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Why barter? When to bater? Why hotels and restaurants? What rate? Tax on barter? Case Study?

Bartering Matterport for Hotels, Restaurants and More

Hi All,

The following WGAN-TV Live at 5 Pricing program airs LIVE and will be recorded ....

5 pm ET (GMT -4) Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - Bartering Matterport for Hotels, Restaurants and More

Topics

1. Why barter?
2. When to barter?
3. What to barter for. We'll cover at least hotels, restaurants and fitness clubs
4. What rate (rate card) to use to calculate barter?
5. Why get your family involved in barter?
6. Bartering directly
7. Bartering via a Barter company
8. Case Study: How I bartered for 7 nights in the $3,500 per night Penthouses of this hotel (and some additional room nights)
9. What percentage of your income should you barter?
10. How We Get Around handles tax on barter income (I am not a lawyer or accountant. I do not give legal or tax advice.

What else would you like to cover about bartering?

Anyone can view the WGAN-TV Pricing programs [b]live[/b]: live!

The recording will be viewable free for WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members (see All Access Pass in the WGAN Welcome Onboard Letter)

Best,

Dan

P.S. WGAN Forum Members are welcome to join the virtual studio audience to participate in the discussion.

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Thinking about buying Matterport? Here's the journey for a Matterport Newbie

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iON Unboxing and Demo

Attached to your iPhone and shoot 360ºs - My initial thoughts

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6 GSV Experts Weigh-In on Changes They Would Like to See GSV Team Implement

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Hi All,

WGAN-TV Live at 5 pm ET (GMT-4) today (Friday, 15 September 2017) Google Street View roundtable participants includes:

✓ @aarongeis - Aaron Geis Photography Photographer Aaron Geis
✓ @alin - GoThru Founder and Photographer Alin Bugeag
✓ @Metroplex360 - Metroplex360 Founder and Developer Chris Hickman
✓ @Panoskin - LCP360 ( @Panoskin ) CEO Wojciech Kalembasa
✓ @Panoskin - LCP360 ( @Panoskin ) CTO Tom Chomiak
✓ @TrustedPhotoDC - TrustedPhotoDC Photographer Chris Petracco

Host/Moderator: @DanSmigrod – We Get Around Network Founder Dan Smigrod

Discussion

1. Google Street View Challenges for Pros
2. Recommendations
3. Priorities

Watch today at 5 pm (GMT-4) today (Friday, 15 September 2017) on WGAN-TV.

Best,

Dan

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Create better looking 360º photos than a 1-click 360º camera with the camera that's in your pocket.

 

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Hi All,

Did you know that you can create awesome 360ºs with your smartphone with a rotator and wide-angle lens for under $100?

On WGAN-TV Live at 5 this Thursday (19 July 2018), my guest is Dermandar (theVRkit) Founder Elie Gregoire Khoury (@egkhoury).

In addition to a demo and a discussion, Elie will give us some (exciting) news.

Even if you use a DSLR and a fish-eye lens to create 360ºs - you may not always be able to travel with your DSLR, fish-eye lens, tripod, etc. So, as the saying goes, the best camera is the camera that is always with you (and that would be your smartphone).

Or, you may may be thinking about putting your toe in the 3D Tour water for less than a $100.

Plus, you can use the 360ºs created with theVRkit with:

✓ CUPIX 3D Tours (and also publish to Google Street View)
✓ ThreeSixty Tours
✓ Panoskin (to Google Street View)
✓ iStaging

I've know Elie for 5+ years. I look forward to visiting with him again and sharing theVRkit story.

Thanks for joining the Virtual Studio Audience - or just tuning in.

Best,

Dan

P.S. WGAN Forum discussions tagged:

✓ theVRkit
✓ CUPIX
✓ ThreeSixty Tours
✓ Panoskin

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