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GeoCV: a platform to help real estate agents win more and bigger premium listings.


From GeoCV Co-Founder and CEO Anton Yakubenko ...

Dear community members,

I'm excited to announce that we're releasing GeoCV solution for capturing and visualizing spaces in 3D+360° in beta!

We've received significantly more responses to our survey and email blasts than we anticipated. We'll be reaching out to these early adopters in the coming days with particular proposals including pricing info.

The highlights of GeoCV solution include:
UNLIMITED PLAN: unlimited processing + unlimited hosting + unlimited floor plans for a flat fee per camera per month (or per year)
FREE CAMERA included into subscription
White labeling
Customers own the copyrights for delivered content
Download of full-resolution 3D model and 360° panoramas
Content editing and re-upload
- Offline viewing for PC and Mac
- Password protection for 3D tours access

Our capturing features:
- Small and lightweight scanning kit, carrying case included
- Scanning kit comes with everything required, you only need a tripod
- Fast and easy training, FaceTime remote training for early adopters
- Easy-to-use solution not prone to human mistakes
- Real-time feedback during scanning (preview of captured space)
- Optional HD capturing
- Automatic processing in the cloud
- Web dashboard to edit 3D tours

Our viewer features:
- Realistic 3D scan view
- High-resolution HDR 360° panoramas
- Walkthrough with smooth transitions
- Floor plan with dimensions integrated into 3D tour
- White labeled floor plan delivered as file in black & white and textured versions
- Info block with space address, parameters and description, client contact information, photo and logo
- Pins (annotations) with rich media content
- Standalone 360° panoramas added as viewpoints (e.g. for outdoor or amenities)
- Short custom URLs, optional MLS compliant unbranded version of 3D tour
- Optional 3D and 2D interactive minimap in walkthrough mode
- Zoom for HD 3D tours
- Clean, sleek, minimalistic design
- Support of the absolute majority of devices and browsers (both desktop and mobile)

Plus custom projects premium features:
- Integration of exterior 3D and 360° visuals captured with a drone
- Virtually staged 3D tours
- Video narration dependent on room

We have been in the shoes of a service provider by ourselves. Now we're passing our service business in NYC to independent third-party service providers.

We want to empower service providers to avoid a race to the bottom with squeezing margins by providing you more differentiation and control over data and viewing experience. Our unlimited pricing plan and such features as white labeling, branding and self-hosting should allow you to make 3D tours a standard part of your growing business.

While we scale our production and iterate on product improvement based on early adopters feedback, we will be offering our solution in limited quantities. Please drop us a line at or simply fill in "Contact Us" form on our website to join the waitlist. Our website is legacy and will be updated with more information about GeoCV solution.

The whole GeoCV team and I personally are very excited and look forward to your GeoCV 3D tours and feedback. I want to sincerely thank you for your patience and continuous support. Let's join forces to capture the world in 3D, one space at a time!

Anton Yakunben

Co-Founder and CEO


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Demos: Zillow 3D Home example; How to Shoot 3D Home with Ricoh Theta V; post production




Hi All,

After testing in a few markets, Zillow 3D Home (app) will likely begin rollout across America in 2019.

"3D Home is a free mobile app that allows homeowners and real estate professionals to capture 3D tours of homes with their iPhones. These 3D Homes are published to a listing’s home details page on Zillow, letting potential buyers virtually walk through the home’s layout and giving agents and sellers a powerful tool to market their listings online," according to the Zillow 3D Home FAQs.

Watch WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm EDT | GMT -5) on Thursday, 15 November 2018 - Zillow 3D Home Tour for Newbies II with Steve Lake with the Zillow Photography Program and Mitch Dawson from the Product Team.

And, Join the Virtual Studio Audience to ask Steve questions.

By the end of the show, you will know everything you need to know to get started with Zillow 3D Home tours, including:

✓ How to make money marketing this add-on Zillow and Trulia service to agents and brokers 
✓ How to to create a Zillow 3D Home tour using the Zillow 3D Home iOS app using an iPhone or with a Ricoh Theta V
✓ How to edit your Zillow 3D Home tour; publish it to a listing to help an agent attract buyers
✓ How to embed the Zillow 3D Home tour on your website and/or agent's website
✓ How the Zillow 3D Home fits into the existing 3D tour landscape

✓ How to use the Zillow 3D Home Dashboard to edit and publish your tour (including linking between 360ºs)
✓ How Zillow Cloud processing works
✓ Suggested gear/accessories (Tripod, Rotating Head and iPhone mount) (free hosting / free storage)
✓ Why Zillow "Boosts in the rankings" Zillow 3D Home enabled listings

✓ How Zillow will help your real estate agents win new clients (and how that works)
✓ How home buyers can search for listings that include 3D Home Tours
✓ While agents could DIY Home 3D Tours, why Zillow is reaching out to photographers
✓ How long does it take to capture a 3,000 SQ FT home
✓ How to become a Zillow Certified Photographer

✓ How to create a photographer profile on Zillow
✓ Best practices for shooting 360ºs (including some "do not's"
✓ Check list before shooting
✓ Tips for capturing 360º in different size rooms
✓ How to connect 360ºs into a tour

✓ How you will know that your Zillow 3D Home Tour is ready to review
✓ How to edit label names
✓ How to change the directional arrows
✓ How to make the Zillow 3D Tour live on Zillow
✓ How to add a collaborator for post production
✓ The difference between a Zillow Certified Pro and Zillow Select Pro

Here are related WGAN Forum discussions:

✓ What's the best tool for Zillow 3D?
✓ WGAN Forum discussions tagged: ZillowZillow 3D Home



P.S. Zillow 3D Home Links

✓ Zillow 3D Home
✓ Zillow 3D Home Instructional Guide
✓ Zillow 3D Home FAQs
✓ Zillow 3D Home Guidelines

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A Matterport Alternative 3D Tour Real Estate Platform for Busy, Professional Photographers


Hi Al,

How does the iGuide Camera System compare to Matterport?

I will ask Planitar (iGuide) Co-Founder and CEO Kevin J. Klages (@Kevin_iGuide) on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm EST today | GMT -5) today, Thursday, 16 November 2017.

We will focus on how the iGuide Camera System and Platform compares to Matterport Camera and Platform.

If you are a professional photographer thinking about buying a 3D Tour camera/platform solution, this WGAN-TV Live at 5 may help you decide which solution is right for you.

Here's how to join the Virtual Studio Audience to ask questions.

Can't watch WGAN-TV Live at 5 today? We'll record it and post the video to this discussion.



Suggested Reading

✓ 20 Questions Live: iGuide versus Matterport
✓ Compare 3D/VR Platforms for Scanning/Shooting Homes
✓ iGuide: "the best high-end complete listing solution"

Related We Get Around Network Forum Discussions

✓ iGuide Camera System by Planitar 3D Platform: In-depth Analysis
✓ MP2SV Converts Mult-Pano 360º 2 Street View
✓ Matterport versus iGuide (Which and Why)
✓ Floor Areas in iGuide

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