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-- Do you want to add a compass or interactive mini-map to your Matterport digital twin?-- Are you seeking a workflow for measuring a Matterport space to invoice clients based on SQ FT?-- How do you help a real estate agent get more leads from Matterport virtual tours?Stay tuned!On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 6 June 2024, my guest is Scan Your Space (a Division of Sparks Media Group Founder and CEO Tom Sparks.Our TopicWGAN-TV | How to Use Matterport Property Report and Plug-ins: Compass, Mini-Map, Quick Link and Business CardTom will show the front-end (and how to use in Matterport Workshop):1. Matterport Property Report1A. An overview of Property Report (front-end and back-end demos)1B. Multiple Floors (room dimensions, exterior dimensions and area SQ FT)2C. (How to delete/add walls/fill-in missing walls)2. Matterport Compass Plugin-in (See video 2, Matterport digital twin example 1)2A. How to enable2B. How to Set North on the Compass2C. How to select the Compass style (analog, arrow, minimal)2D. How to select the location for the Compass3. Matterport Mini-Map Plug-in (See video 1 and Matterport digital twin example 1)3A. How to enable3B. How to set North3C. How to enable a background for the mini-map3D. How to display the mini-map in a circle or square3E. How to set the location of the mini-map3F. How to set the mini-map zoom4. Matterport Quick Link Plug-in (See video 4, Matterport digital twin example 2)4A. How to enable4B. Text to Display4C. Photo (or Graphic)4D. URL (when you click on the photo (or graphic) [Could point to a "Contact Us" form, for example]5. Matterport Business Card Plug-in (See video 3, Matterport digital twin example 25A. How to enable5B. agent name5C. agent email address5D. agent phone number5E. agent business name5F. agent photo5G. company logo5H. company website5I. social media linksThese features were announced in February and are available in Matterport Workshop (not available to Matterport Classic Plan users).In Matterport Workshop, while editing a space, see the plugins tab on the right hand side menu when editing a space according to the Matterport Blog post on (15 February 2024).

Wednesday May 22, 2024

-- How can live data be added to Matterport digital twins for facilities management?-- How can IoT from various open standards be centralized and synchronized from various open standards?-- Why is a Matterport digital twin better than a traditional 2D dashboard of physical space for building automation control?Stay tuned ...On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) Thursday, 16 May 2024, our topic is:SIM-ON by SIMLAB +NETxAutomation: A Next Level of Interoperability with Building Management System (BMS)Guests-- NETxAutomation Software GMBH Sales & Business Development Suvankar Das-- SIMLAB Product Owner/Project Manager (SIM-ON) Michał SzopaTopics✓ Enriching Matterport model with live data✓ New, intuitive Digital Twin interface with 2D dashboard option✓ Centralized synchronization of multiple vendors✓ Hardware interoperability for automation scenes: FIBARO, SmartThings, KNX IoTech, NETxAutomation✓ Integration with NETxAutomation Building Management System (BMS)✓ IoT connectivity via NETx Server✓ Building automation standards interoperability: KNX, OPC, BACnet, Modbus, SNMP✓ IoT multi-vendor connection possibilities for Matterport users by NETx Cloud Portal✓ Application of digital twin model with NETx in various types of buildings e.g commercial, hospitality, industrial etc.✓ Making life easy for the technical staff in buildings thanks to the hybrid visualisation model of digital twin and 2D graphics offered by Simlab and NETx✓ How to increase the acceptability of such solution among decision-makers – expos, demo centers, training etc.Backstory of SIMLAB and NETxAutomation PartnershipMerging SIMLAB software packages with NETxAutomation solutions brings the next-generation Building Management System (BMS). Leveraging NETx Cloud Portal interface, SIM-ON platform connects multi-protocol ecosystems with immersive Digital Twins.Using cutting-edge Matterport technology, SIM-ON transforms a traditional 2D dashboard into an interactive 3D model of physical space, creating a new experience of building automation control and facility management.NETxAutomation and SIMLAB have joined forces to integrate software packages and bring you the next-generation Building Management System (BMS).SIM-ON platform provides NETxAutomation system with innovative Matterport Digital Twin technology. NETx software gained spatial coverage based on a top-notch reality capture standard delivered by global leader Matterport.SIM-ON works on top of these realistic, navigable 360 spaces, transforming traditional 2D dashboards into interactive digital twins. Supporting all vendors integrated by NETx, creates a new experience of building automation control.Navigable, immersive 3D interface expands BMS essential function with alert notifications and facility management features, such as maintenance scheduling, communication tools, documentation storage, and more.All NETx system vendors controlled within one digital twin platform✓ Intuitive and user-friendly 3D interface✓ Secure and easy access to device data✓ Visual presentation of device activity and settings✓ Sensors alert notificationsAll Information Stored in One Data Container✓ Real mapping of devices in space✓ Collect all data about devices, equipment, and furnishing in one place✓ Adding photos, videos, and documents✓ Multiple categories for intuitive managementAll tasks and Issues Resolved With One Tool✓ Schedule and manage facility maintenance items✓ Real-time facility inspection in full 3D✓ Build your customized timeline activity graphs✓ Link to your favorite news and widgets✓ Report issues with task manager

Saturday May 11, 2024

-- How do you turn an iGUIDE 3D virtual tour into a lead magnet for real estate agents?-- How can you help real estate agents get iGUIDE 3D virtual tour real-time leads via SMS or email?-- How can you give an automatic response to the lead with more info about the real estate listing?Stay tuned ...On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) Thursday, 9 May 2024 our topic is:WGAN-TV | How to Turn an iGUIDE 3D Virtual Tour into a Real-Time 24/7 Lead Capture Machine for Real Estate Agents via SMS or EmailMy guests are:-- Planitar Inc. (iGUIDE) Product Marketing Manager Chris White @Chris_iGuide-- Planitar Inc. (iGUIDE ) Senior Marketing Manager Charlene Hancock @Charlene_iGUIDEiGUIDE Lead Magnet is an interactive pop-up element that appears in the iGUIDE Viewer as potential buyers explore real estate listings. The feature allows buyers to request more details by providing their contact information in exchange for receiving access to additional visuals via an email or SMS from the listing agent. The agent now can engage with the qualified lead as they choose.Chris and Charlene will demo and discuss the free iGUIDE Lead Magnet feature, including:1. Demo: Homebuyer experience2. Features for Homebuyer3. Benefits for Homebuyer4. Demo: Real Estate Agent experience5. Features for Real Estate Agent6. Benefits for Real Estate Agent7. Demo: Real Estate Photographer experience (back-end)8. Features for Real Estate Photographer9. Benefits for Real Estate PhotographerAbout Planitar:Founded in 2013 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Planitar Inc. is the maker of iGUIDE, a proprietary camera and software platform for capturing and delivering immersive 3D virtual tours and extensive property data. iGUIDE is the most efficient system to map interior spaces and features accurate floor plans, measurements and reliable property square footage. By integrating floor plans and visual data, iGUIDE provides an intuitive and practical way to navigate and explore built environments digitally. For more, visit: goiguide.com
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Sunday May 05, 2024

[Part 1: https://wgan.info/MetrarealOnWGAN]
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Would you like to see a back-end demo of Metareal Stage V2.0, including:– how to create a before and after slider within the tour?– how to add drone 360 panoramas?– how to create a virtual tour of a space that has not yet been built?Stay tuned ...On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 2 May 2024, my guest Metareal Inc. Co-Founder and CEO Gareth Morgan. (@gareth)WGAN-TV Part 2 | Deep-Dive Demo of Metareal Stage V2.0 for Creating 3D Digital TwinsGareth will show and tell us about the back-end of Metareal Stage V2.0.What questions should I ask Gareth during the show?Best,DanP.S. ....In Part 1 of WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 25 April 2024 ...[i]Are you seeking a 3D Digital Twin platform that:1. saves you thousands of dollars annually?2. requires up to three times less time on site?3. always includes floor plans?4. includes aerial (drone) 360 panorama support?5. can be shot with any 360 camera (or DSLR with a fish-eye lens)6. has Revit, CAD and BIM integrations for AEC7. enables easy before and after comparisons (Variants)?8. includes deep building insights documentation?9. makes sure your content is yours?10. includes an option for DIY 3D Digital Twin 360 panorama linking to save you $$$?Stay tuned ...On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 25 April 2024, my guest Metareal Inc. Co-Founder and CEO Gareth Morgan.WGAN-TV Topic: Features and Benefits of Metareal Stage V2.0 for Creating 3D Digital TwinsGareth will show and tell the features and benefits of Metareal Stage 3D Digital Twin platform. Gareth will also include a demo of the front-end: what the user sees.

Saturday Apr 27, 2024

Are you seeking a 3D Digital Twin platform that:1. saves you thousands of dollars annually?2. requires up to three times less time on site?3. always includes floor plans?4. includes aerial (drone) 360 panorama support?5. can be shot with any 360 camera (or DSLR with a fish-eye lens)6. has Revit, CAD and BIM integrations for AEC7. enables easy before and after comparisons (Variants)?8. includes deep building insights documentation?9. your content is yours?10. includes an option for DIY 3D Digital Twin 360 panorama linking to save you $$$?Stay tuned ...On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 25 April 2024, my guest Metareal Inc. Co-Founder and CEO Gareth Morgan.WGAN-TV Topic: Features and Benefits of Metareal Stage V2.0 for Creating 3D Digital TwinsGareth will show and tell the features and benefits of Metareal Stage 3D Digital Twin platform. Gareth will also include a demo of the front-end: what the user sees.

Monday Apr 08, 2024

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-- How do you add live video and text chat within a Matterport digital twin?– What kind of real-time insights are possible from a Matterport virtual tour?Stay tuned!On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET on Thursday, 4 April 2024, our topic is:✓ WGAN-TV | How to Use Matterport + ZUANT3D for Live Video and Chat Function and Live ReceptionistMy guests are:1. ZUANT Chief Executive Officer Peter Gillet (@petergillett) (www.ZUANT3D.com | www.ZUANT.com)2. ZUANT Marketing Specialist Sam Wolford (@samwoolford) (www.ZUANT3D.com | www.ZUANT.com)Topics Include1. What is ZUANT3D Radar?2. What are ZUANT3D Live Video or Text Chat Sessions?3. What is a dual-hosted ZUANT3D Live Video Session?4. What is ZUANT3D Engagement Tracking (Dashboard)?5. How Zuant3D integrates with various CRM platforms?6. How does someone request a Live Video or Text Session within a Materport tour powered by ZUANT3D?7. Where are the chat conversations stored to follow up on? [Cloud]?8. How would other clients and industries benefit from having a ZUANT3D Live Receptionist in their tours?9. Can you explain the ZUANT3D Call Centre Network (20)?10. How does a ZUANT3D Live Video or Text Chat Session add value to a Matterport Scan?---Free ZUANT3D Offer✓ Up to 5 Experiences (Matterport tours powered by ZUANT3D)✓ Visitor Activity Tracking✓ Lead Generation✓ Email Notification---Here is an example of Sales Lead Generation Form in a Matterport Tour powered by ZUANT3D.com ...=> Example of Lead Generation Form in a Matterport Tour powered by ZUANT3D.com---Zuant Contact InfoWebsites: www.ZUANT.com and www.ZUANT3D.comLanding Page: www.ZUANT3D.comBook a Demo: Contact UsEmail: sales@zuant.com | info@zuant.comPhone: 866-616-4958WGAN Forum: @petergillett @samwoolford

Saturday Mar 23, 2024

https://WGAN.info/VSI
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-- Is there an easier, faster and more affordable virtual staging solution?-- When you shoot empty homes would you like to wow your real estate agent clients?-- Would you like to see a demo of virtual staging in less than 10 seconds?Stay tuned ...On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, March 21, 2024, my guest will be Virtual Staging AI Co-Founder and CEO Michael Bonacina.Our show topic:✓ WGAN-TV | Intro to Virtual Staging of Real Estate Photos powered by Virtual Staging AI (VSI)Michael will show us how to:✓ virtually stage - in 10 seconds - using AI powered by Virtual Staging AI✓ virtually declutter a space - in 10 seconds - using AI powered by Virtual Staging AI✓ use different virtual staging furniture optionsAmong the questions that I will ask Michael about the "world's first virtual staging algorithm powered by artificial intelligence" are:✓ Why should a photographer offer virtual staging?✓ Why a photographer that is presently outsourcing virtual staging should try Virtual Staging AI?✓ What are the benefits of virtual staging from a real estate agent's perspective?✓ What are suggested pricing strategies for real estate photographers to charge real estate agents?✓ Why should virtual staging be included in a real estate photographer's bundles?✓ Should virtual staging - and virtual decluttering - be offered as an Add On (or no charge)?✓ How does virtual staging differentiate a real estate photographer?✓ What does "Decluttering Included" mean?✓ What does "Unlimited Revisions" mean?✓ How did Virtual Staging AI get started?✓ How many clients does Virtual Staging AI have?✓ How to get the best virtual staging results with Virtual Staging AI?✓ Talk about: "World's first virtual staging algorithm powered by artificial intelligence."✓ Talk about: "Developed at Harvard Innovation Labs."Special Offer for We Get Around Network Standard Members✓ Receive the free use of Virtual Staging AI (VSI) Standard Plan for 12 months✓ WGAN Standard Member? Receive VSI Benefit (To receive the password, please Private Message @DanSmigrod)✓ Virtual Staging AI Standard Plan includes:-- 25 photos per month-- Unlimited renders-- All room types and styles-- Decluttering included-- No watermark-- 10 seconds turnaround-- Image storage foreverAccording to the Virtual Staging AI Website✓ Increased Buyer Interest - Virtual staging has a positive impact on 83% of buyers.✓ Get Higher Offers - Homes with virtual staging sell on average for 25% more.✓ Sell Faster - Staging homes sell 73% faster than their non-staged counterparts.✓ Stand Out From the Competition - Convince more homeowners by using the latest technology

Thursday Feb 29, 2024

Special Offer for We Get Around Network Forum Readers (and WGAN-TV Live at 5 Viewers)-- Free REALSEE Galois 3D LiDAR Camera Kit when you pre-pay $5,499 for 200 3D Virtual Tours Hosted for 6 Months-- Offer includes: Download All 16K Panoramas from 200 Tours-- Additional Hosting as Low as $7.50 per 3D Virtual Tour for 3 MonthsThe REALSEE Galois 3D LiDAR Camera Kit Includes-- REALSEE Galois 3D LiDAR Camera-- Charging Kit (includes your country specific charging plug)-- Tripod-- Backpack-- Battery-- Quick Release ClampOffer valid now until midnight (EST) Tuesday, April 19, 2024 for We Get Around Network Forum readers. Offer includes 1,200 credits that may be used for hosting 200 tours for 6 months or 400 tours for 3 months (Each credit is good for 1 month REALSEE hosting.) Unused credits valid for up to 24 months. For details, please see: home.REALSEE.ai/activity/WGAN
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-- are you seeking a LiDAR Camera that pairs with a non-subscription 3D virtual tour hosting Platform?-- do you want to receive 2D floor plans for free (using a DIY tool)?-- do you want to be able to download 16K high-resolution panoramas?On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (at 5 pm UK / noon ET) on Thursday, 29 February 2024, our topic is:WGAN-TV | Intro to REALSEE Galois LiDAR Camera/Scanner and REALSEE 3D Digital Twin Hosting ServiceOur subject matter expert is Nick Powell, Owner of Nick Powell Photography based in Worthing, England, United Kingdom. (Nearly two hours South of London.)In addition to real estate photography, Nick offers bespoke 360º virtual tours and Google Street View.Nick has been taking the REALSEE Galois LiDAR Camera/Scanner for a spin and creating helpful videos for real estate photographers/3D digital creators to understand the REALSEE LiDAR camera and platform. [please see videos above]I will ask Nick for his insights regarding:1. REALSEE Galois 3D LiDAR Camera2. REALSEE PlatformREALSEE Features-- No Monthly Subscription (Top Up Anytime)-- Unlimited Free Floor Plans (via DIY Tool)-- Unlimited Free Interactive Floor Plans-- AI Camera Removal; Add 360 Video-- Download All 16K Panoramas from 200 Tours-- Free: Capture, Upload, Edit, Preview, Storage-- Ricoh Media Tags: Add Video to TV Sets-- Publish to Google Street View
 

Friday Feb 23, 2024

WGAN-TV on Location at Geo Week 2024 | Pitch the Press EventMosaic Co-Founder Jeffrey Martin at Geo Week 2024 Shows Mobile Mapping CameraTranscript- How's it going? My name's Jeffrey Martin. I'm the Co-Founder and CEO of Mosaic.We are a mobile-mapping camera company.Our general thesis is that as computing improves and various algorithms improve, it becomes less and less important to use high-end LiDAR, which is extremely expensive, cumbersome, and hard to use. Companies such as Trimble, Hexagon, and others are stuck in an innovator's dilemma.And we are coming after you because we don't need these extremely expensive lasers anymore.You can achieve even better results in a fraction of the time of data collection using photogrammetry. And in many cases, you can get even more detailed 3D model using photogrammetry. So while we do use LiDAR as well, we take a camera-first point of view.So both with the devices that go on the cars as well as the device on my back, we have extremely high-resolution cameras with very high image quality with a very high level of synchronization and a very good calibration of the optical properties of the cameras that allow users to derive measurements and create 3D models, point clouds, and textured meshes with ease.

Friday Feb 23, 2024

In this episode of WGAN-TV, recorded on location at Geo Week 2024 in Denver, WGAN-TV Managing Editor and Host Dan Smigrod talks with Cupix Vice President of Product Marketing Chuck Pfeffer. Chuck talks about the Cupix 3D technology platforms, CupixWorks and CupixVista, exploring their applications in construction management, project monitoring, and beyond.Key Points DiscussedCupixWorks: A cloud-based collaborative platform designed primarily for construction management. It enables users to capture, visualize, and track progress in 3D using off-the-shelf 360-degree cameras. This platform supports frequent data capture, integrates various data types (including laser scans and drone data), and facilitates clash detection and issue management through BIM coordination.CupixVista: A forthcoming pay-per-scan solution that simplifies the process of converting 360-degree camera footage into 3D point clouds and textured meshes. This tool is geared towards DIY scanning for a variety of applications, from surveying to facility management, offering a cost-effective alternative to traditional laser scanning methods.Technology and Cameras: Discussion on the use of advanced photogrammetry, SLAM algorithms, and AI to create detailed point clouds and textured meshes from 360 video. Cupix primarily utilizes cameras like the Ricoh THETA X and Insta360 models, emphasizing their affordability and accessibility for users.Market Applications: Insights into the "sweet spots" for Cupix's technology, including construction project management, facility renovations, and documentation for insurance purposes. The versatility of Cupix's platforms opens up opportunities for real estate photographers, service providers, and AEC professionals to enhance their workflows and decision-making processes.Future Directions: Chuck shares his vision for the future of data collection and analysis, emphasizing the ease and accuracy of Cupix's solutions. The conversation also touches on the potential expansion into crime scene documentation and insurance claim support, showcasing the wide-ranging applications of 3D technology.ConclusionChuck Pfeffer's insights offer a glimpse into the innovative world of 3D technology and its transformative impact on construction management, documentation, and a host of other industries. With Cupix's user-friendly platforms, professionals across various fields can harness the power of 3D data to streamline their operations, enhance accuracy, and drive decision-making.Thank You to Our GuestA special thank you to Chuck Pfeffer for joining us at Geo Week 2024 and sharing the exciting developments at Cupix. Stay tuned for more insights and innovations from the forefront of 3D technology.For more episodes and exclusive content, visit the We Get Around Network Forum and watch the WGAN-TV Podcast.
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Thursday Feb 22, 2024

In this WGAN-TV on Location at Geo Week 2024, WGAN-TV Managing Editor and Host Dan Smigrod interviews ARCADUS Co-Founder Javan Clark to explore the groundbreaking partnership among Matterport ARCADUS and RSET. Javan delves into how their collaboration is revolutionizing training for first responders, including police, fire, medical services, and potentially military applications.Key HighlightsARCADUS and RSET Partnership: Clark discusses how RSET complements ARCADUS by integrating Matterport scans into a game-like training environment for first responders. This innovative approach allows for detailed, scenario-based training exercises.Use Cases: The partnership is currently focusing on a fire campaign, assisting fire investigators in reconstructing incident scenes for training purposes. The technology enables the combination of multiple 3D models, including drone and Matterport scans, for comprehensive training scenarios.Benefits for Matterport Service Providers: Clark addresses the ease of use and security as primary advantages for local emergency services using this technology. He also highlights the strategic alliance with Matterport, emphasizing features like unlimited access to MatterPaks and secure data storage on AWS GovCloud.Government Contract Procurement: Through the collaboration with Carahsoft, ARCADUS facilitates the procurement process for government agencies, bypassing the need for extensive bidding processes. Clark’s background in law enforcement and his partnership with Carahsoft and AWS GovCloud offer a streamlined solution for agencies to adopt this technology.Key Questions Answered1. How does the partnership improve training for first responders?2. What are the technological advancements introduced by ARCADUS and RSET?3. What are the specific benefits for Matterport service providers in this ecosystem?4. How does the collaboration with Carahsoft and AWS GovCloud benefit government agencies?ConclusionThis episode provides an in-depth look at how the synergy between ARCADUS, RSET, and Matterport is setting a new standard in training for first responders. With Javan Clark's insights, viewers gain a comprehensive understanding of the technology's potential to save lives through enhanced training scenarios.Call to ActionFor Matterport Service Providers and government agencies interested in leveraging these advancements for first responder training, visit:www.ARCADUS.iowww.rset.comwww.Matterport-comWGAN Forum topics tagged: ARCADUS
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Wednesday Feb 21, 2024

In this WGAN-TV on Location at Geo Week 2024, WGAN-TV Managing Editor and Host Dan Smigrod interviews ARCADUS Co-Founder Javan Clark to find out how ARCADUS is transforming the procurement process for Matterport Service Providers targeting the public sector and large enterprises, offering a streamlined path through the often complex and secure demands of government and big business contracts.Highlights1. ARCADUS's Mission: Javan Clark introduces ARCADUS, emphasizing its unique role in facilitating the purchase of Government cloud for Matterport through partnerships with Matterport and Carahsoft. This collaboration aims to simplify the procurement process and ensure data security on AWS GovCloud, offering a reliable solution for sensitive government and corporate data.2. Solving Procurement Challenges: Clark discusses the intricacies of government procurement, highlighting how ARCADUS enables bypassing the lengthy bidding processes through its partnership with Carahsoft, offering a smoother path for providers.3. Data Security and Ownership: The conversation turns to the paramount importance of data security, where Clark explains how ARCADUS ensures client data is securely housed on AWS GovCloud, allowing clients to maintain ownership of their data, a crucial factor for entities with high-security needs like NASA and the US Department of State.4. Addressing Service Provider Pain Points: The dialogue covers common challenges faced by Matterport Service Providers when engaging large companies and government entities, including security concerns and the benefits of having ARCADUS and Matterport’s solutions engineers facilitate these discussions.5. Broad Market Opportunities: Clark shares insights into the diverse market opportunities within the public sector, from law enforcement to insurance, stressing the importance of identifying and empowering internal champions for Matterport solutions.6. Streamlining the Upload and Contracting Processes: This episode of the WGAN-TV on Location podcast explores how ARCADUS simplifies the upload process to the Matterport for Government cloud and accelerates the contracting process, turning what could be multi-year negotiations into matters of days.7. Navigating Contracting and Compliance Challenges: Clark outlines how ARCADUS assists with overcoming common barriers such as meeting minimum insurance requirements and navigating the complex demands of government and large corporate contracts.8. Expanding Market Horizons for Service Providers: The discussion concludes with Clark encouraging Matterport Service Providers to consider pursuing government and large enterprise clients, highlighting how ARCADUS’s services can facilitate access to these markets.
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Tuesday Feb 20, 2024

Episode Overview (Summarized by ChatGPT-4):In this episode of WGAN-TV on Location, we're joined by Kyle Ditto, an enterprise solutions engineer at Matterport, directly from Geo Week 2024 in Denver, Colorado. Kyle provides in-depth insights into Matterport's strategic direction within the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction) industry, their advancements in digital twin technology, and the impact of their latest Pro3 camera equipped with LiDAR technology.Key Points Discussed:1. Introduction to Matterport at Geo Week: Matterport's significant presence [10' x 10' booth] at Geo Week 2024 highlights their commitment to penetrating deeper into the AEC industry, including sectors like oil, gas, and utilities. The focus is on the Matterport Pro3 Camera and the ability to generate BIM and CAD files from digital twins.2. Integrations and Customer Workflows: Kyle emphasizes the seamless delivery of BIM and CAD outputs into the Autodesk Construction Cloud, enhancing integration with customers' existing workflows.3. Accuracy and Efficiency: A common query from attendees revolves around the accuracy of Matterport's digital twins. While competitors may offer higher accuracy, Matterport prides itself on efficiency and accessibility, making high-quality digital data more available to a broader audience.Use Cases at Geo Week:1. Facilities Management: Matterport transforms facility management with photorealistic renderings, improving asset location and maintenance processes.2. IoT Integration: The integration of IoT sensor data with digital twins offers a revolutionary way to visualize and address equipment issues within a facility.3. Design and Construction: Matterport aids in creating as-built documentation, monitoring construction progress, and ensuring projects stay on track and budget.The Matterport Advantage: The Pro3 camera's speed of capture and ease of use position Matterport uniquely in the market, catering to users requiring efficient, accurate, and accessible digital twin solutions without the need for specialized training or equipment.Platform Extensibility: Matterport's platform allows for custom modifications and integrations, making it a versatile tool for asset management, documentation, and collaborative efforts in facilities management, design and build projects, and IoT applications.Conclusion:Kyle Ditto's insights from Geo Week 2024 underline Matterport's innovative approach to digital twin technology. By balancing efficiency with accuracy, Matterport is making strides in democratizing 3D data for a variety of industries, simplifying workflows, and enhancing project management and facility operations. The episode sheds light on the future of digital twins and Matterport's role in shaping that future.WGAN-TV on Location Guest: Kyle Ditto, Enterprise Solutions Engineer, MatterportWGAN-TV on Location Managing Editor and Host: Dan SmigrodJoin us next time on WGAN-TV for more insights into the evolving world of digital twin technology and its impact across industries.

Monday Feb 19, 2024

-- What's it like to drive a car with a high-end 360º camera on the roof of your car?-- How is 360º footage so helpful immediately after a natural disaster?On WGAN-TV on Location at Geo Week 2024 in Denver, I took a spin with the Mosaic X Mobile Mapping 360º Camera and Mosaic Mobile Mapping Solutions Architect Dylan Faraone to find out.See video above.===ChatGPT-4 Summary of this video:In this segment from WGAN-TV on Location at Geo Week in Denver, Dan Smigrod, Founder of the We Get Around Network Forum, introduces viewers to an innovative piece of technology in the field of digital data collection.Joined by Dylan Faraone from Mosaic 51, they delve into the capabilities and functionalities of the Mosaic X camera, a device designed to capture Google Street View-like imagery for private use. This industrial-grade camera boasts six lenses, enabling it to record and stitch together high-resolution, equirectangular panoramas.Dylan explains how the Mosaic X operates in various settings, allowing for sparse or dense data capture, making it ideal for a wide range of applications from utility assessments to roadway condition evaluations. The camera’s design prioritizes ease of use, with plug-and-play functionality accessible through a WebUI on almost any device.This flexibility is highlighted through a discussion on its practical applications, such as detailed assessments following Hurricane Ian, where the camera played a crucial role in damage assessment, building resilience understanding, and informing future building codes.The conversation also touches upon the potential integration of the Mosaic X into the workflows of 3D/360 digital twin creators within the We Get Around Network Forum community. The technology presents an opportunity for these creators to expand their services into large-scale data collection projects, such as those required by construction and civil engineering firms.This segment underscores the Mosaic X camera's significance as a tool for capturing detailed, high-quality data for a multitude of uses, from disaster response to infrastructure development, showcasing its value in both immediate and long-term applications.

Sunday Feb 18, 2024

-- Do you have potential clients calling you at night, weekends and holidays?-- Do you miss out on business because you were not available to answer the phone?-- Do you wish there was an easier way to schedule photo shoots?On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, February 15, 2024 our topic is:WGAN-TV | Intro to Oppy: 24/7 Phone & Web AI Assistant for Lead Capture, Scheduling and Follow-upMy guest is Oppy Founder and CEO Alex Gustafson (@_AG).Among the questions I will ask Alex about Oppy:Oppy's Features and Functionality1. How does Oppy use AI to automate the booking process?2. Can Oppy be integrated with my existing calendar system?3. How does Oppy handle multiple bookings and avoid double-booking?4. How does Oppy's triggered SMS feature work?5. Can Oppy provide insights into customer behavior?6. How does the chat interface enhance user experience?7. How does Oppy's traffic-aware scheduling improve efficiency?8. Can Oppy handle multilingual interactions?9. How does the snappiness filter optimize appointment slots?10. Can Oppy assist with collecting and managing customer reviews?Oppy's Pricing and Additional Services11. What is included in the 100 bookings per month?12. What does "up to 1,000 AI responses per month" entail?13. What are the benefits of having up to 20 active “Oppies” (Assistants)?14. What are the benefits of the Tycoon plan vs Pay As You Go?15. How can Oppy help real estate photographers?16. How are charges calculated for bookings and AI responses above the included amount?17. What are the costs associated with additional Oppy Assistants and phone numbers?18. How does Oppy ensure a seamless user experience on mobile devices?19. Can you explain the pricing structure for blocks of bookings and AI responses?20. What is the process for requesting additional service providers?
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About Oppy (from the [Oppy website)Oppy is a 24/7 phone and web AI assistant for real estate photographers that need:✓ Lead Capture✓ Scheduling✓ SMS✓ MoreYou can set up and share Oppy within minutesOppy was built by real estate photographers tired of losing business and sleep due to mediocre response time. [Oppy is the COO you always wanted but could never afford.]Traffic Aware Instant Booking Explained (Patent Pending)Our Traffic Aware Instant Booking feature is designed to maximize your efficiency and ensure you're always on time. By considering real-time traffic conditions, Oppy schedules showings with enough buffer time to allow for travel. This means no more stress about late arrivals or rushing between appointments. Simply set your availability and let Oppy handle the rest.Snappiness (Patent Pending)We understand how important it is to fill your day with back-to-back appointments - clients don’t. Our booking interface shows clients appointment times that will snap into place before and after existing appointments. Less wasted time means more revenue.Travel Time Based Fees (Patent Pending)This feature encourages clients to book at more convenient times for you. For example, rather than book in the middle of rush hour, clients can book in the middle of the day for a lower rate.About Alex Gustafson (Provided by Alex's Oppy)Alex Gustafson is the founder and CEO of Oppy, an AI assistant designed to help businesses streamline their operations.With a background in technology and entrepreneurship, Alex has always been passionate about finding innovative solutions to common business challenges.He created Oppy with the goal of making businesses better by empathizing with clients, answering questions, qualifying leads, scheduling appointments, and more.Alex believes in the power of AI to transform the way businesses operate, and he's committed to making Oppy a tool that businesses of all sizes can use to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.Contact Info✓ Oppy Founder and CEO Alex Gustafson✓ Phone: 707-309-7373✓ Email: Alex@Oppy.Pro✓ Website: www.Oppy.Pro

Thursday Feb 08, 2024

Why does your real estate photography business need an all-in-one platform and a white-label app?Stay tuned!On WGAN-TV Live at 5 on Thursday, 8 February 2024, my guest is HDPhotoHub Founder and CEO Herb Dierks (@Herb_HDPhotoHub). Our topic:WGAN-TV | Intro to HDPhotoHub All-in-One Platform and White-Label App for Real Estate PhotographersHerb will show and tell us about HDPhotoHub, including:✓ Why is HDPhotoHub the platform real estate photographers can trust?✓ What services are included in the HDPhotoHub all-in-one platform?✓ A deeper dive into Ordering and scheduling-- customizable shopping cart and order form-- Stripe or Square payment processing integration-- custom pricing features-- service areas-- automate your workflows-- sales and payment reports-- smart scheduling and appointment management-- drive times and shoot duration-- mileage tracking-- Google Calendar integration-- special invoicing✓ A deeper dive into your white-label app-- book new shoots-- reschedule existing shoots-- pay an order balance-- download media to phone camera roll, no zip files-- edit marketing kit materials-- directly share photos and marketing materials via social, SMS and email✓ A deeper dive into The Marketing Kit-- automatically enhance your media deliveries-- fully automated-- branded to your business-- editable and shareable-- property websites-- videos-- social media graphics-- teaser videos-- property flyers-- analyticsContact HDPhotoHub1. Book a HDPhotoHub Demo2. Create a HDPhotoHub Account3. Email: Support@HDPhotoHub.com4. Phone: 509-515-3338

Sunday Feb 04, 2024

WGAN-TV | Maximizing Profit with iGUIDE Instant: The Newest Real Estate Photographer's Solution==================================================================iGUIDE | iGUIDE Instant | iGUIDE PLANIX Camera System | iGUIDE on WGAN-TV Podcast Episodes==================================================================-- Are you a real estate photographer seeking an easy way to create a professional 3D virtual tour and interactive floor plan within minutes and for less than $8?Stay tuned!On Thursday, 1 February 2024 on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET), my guests are:1. Planitar Inc. (iGUIDE) VP of Marketing Skylar Lawrence-LeBel (@skylarlebel) and2. Planitar Inc. (iGUIDE) Product Marketing Manager Chris White (@Chris_iGuide)Our topic is:✓ Maximizing Profit with iGUIDE Instant: The Newest Real Estate Photographer's SolutionSkylar and Chris will show and tell you about iGUIDE Instant:=======================================================Example of an iGUIDE Instant 3D virtual tour with interactive floor PlanHere is the iGUIDE Instant landing page.=======================================================1. Simplicity at its best: Use the iGUIDE PLANIX camera system2. Speed like never before: It’s called “Instant” for a reason. You’ll get your 3D tour with interactive floor plans in 20 minutes or less.3. Cost-effective: The best part? You don’t have to break the bank. iGUIDE Instant delivers affordability without compromising quality. USD $7.99 per project!We will also discuss the iGUIDE PLANIX camera system that is used to create iGUIDE Instant 3D virtual tours and floor plans.Among the questions that I will ask are:1. How to create iGUIDE Instant 3D virtual tours and interactive floor plans?2. How long does it take to create iGUIDE Instant 3D virtual tours and interactive floor plans?3. How is it possible to charge USD $7.99 for an iGUIDE Instant 3D virtual tours and interactive floor plans?4. Tell us about the iGUIDE Instant interactive floor plan features.-- Room dimensions?-- Add photos and/or video?-- MLS compliant?-- Real estate agent branding?-- Analytics?5. What other floor plan options are available?6. Tell us about the iGUIDE proprietary AI technology7. Tell us about how long it takes to scan a 3,500 SQFT house8. What if my client needs floor plans to include with their listing?9. What is included in the iGUIDE Instant in addition to 3D virtual tour and interactive floor plans?10. Where in the world is iGUIDE Instant available?11. What about accuracy of the iGUIDE Instant interactive floor plans?12. I understand that iGUIDE Instant is limited to properties less than 5,000 SQFT and projects with no more than 75 scans. What if the property is bigger or I need more scans?

Sunday Dec 03, 2023

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-- Are you a busy real estate photographer that would like to get all your digital media solutions from one vendor?-- Are you seeking an all-in-solution that includes online ordering, invoicing and marketing automation?-- Would you like to pay per project instead of a monthly subscription?Stay tuned ...Watch WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 30 November 2023 for:WGAN-TV | Intro to Urbanimmersive Services for Real Estate PhotographersGuests✓ Urbanimmersive Inc. President and CEO Ghislain Lemire and✓ Urbanimmersive Inc. Executive Vice-President François-Hugues LibergeMedia Solutions1. 3D Digital Twins - created from a 360 video camera (super-fast)2. 3D Video Fusion - 360 video immersive integrated within a 3D tour (example)3. 2D Schematic Floor Plans - created from a 360 video camera (super-fast)4. UiMeet3D - Live guided chat within a 3D Digital Twin5. Single Property Websites6 3D Pocket Website7. Premium Photo Editing8. Virtual Staging9. Media Content Delivery Page10. Printing - Photo Books and FlyersBusiness Management Solutions1. Invoicing Service2. Online Ordering and Scheduling Platform3. Appointment Route Optimization4. Photographer Payroll Service5. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for Sales RepresentativesMarketing Solutions1. eMail Marketing Campaigns2. Automatic Marketing emails3. MarketPlaces4. Website creation and hosting for your CompanyWhat questions should I ask Ghislain and François during this WGAN-TV Live at 5 show?Best,DanUrbanimmersive WebsiteAccording to UrbanimmersiveUrbanimmersive is a comprehensive business management solution for photographers to create 3D virtual tours and property websites.Save money with the new pricing options for property websites and the 1¢/SQFT 3D tours pricing flexibilities.Connected to Urbanimmersive Marketplaces for increased visibility and access to potential new clients.Print Services for new revenue opportunities: Explore opportunities with printed turnkey services.The Urbanimmersive platform caters to photography businesses of all sizes, ranging from individual photographers to enterprises such as HomeVisit, managing over 250 photographers. It accommodates the needs of part-time agents, as well as large agents and brokers with complex payment processes.3D Tour + Floor Plan at Just 1¢/sqftIn addition to fully integrating property website creation into your business's ordering, invoicing, and delivery workflow, the Urbanimmersive platform offers the capability to process 3D tours at an exceptionally low cost of only $0.01 per square foot, ensuring that you only pay for the scan you require.For example, processing a 3D tour and floor plan for a 2,000 sqft house costs just $20. This new 3D pricing structure offers increased flexibility for selling in both small and large environments, while ensuring a higher profit margin. With no strings attached and zero monthly fee, our 1¢/sqft pricing stands as the premier market offering for acquiring both a 3D tour and a floor plan.New Single Property Website Pricing OptionsStarting at just $5 for an Urbanimmersive Pocket Website and $8 for a Urbanimmersive standard property websites, you have the ability to choose from options, ensuring you get the best value for your money.No Contracts or Monthly Fees | Unlimited Team MembersONLY PAY FOR WHAT YOU USE: A monthly subscription model often includes limitations or features you don't necessarily need. Since our establishment, Urbanimmersive has always favored the Pay-Per-Use approach. With Urbanimmersive, you pay solely for the features you use, which is especially suitable for the fluctuating demands of seasonal businesses like real estate photography. We only earn when you're actively engaged in shooting, which motivates us to provide the finest real estate photography platform available

Thursday Nov 02, 2023

-- Before you buy a Matterport Pro2 or Pro3 Camera, do you want to see the post-production workflow for a Matterport tour?-- Are you ready to use Matterport Workshop for the first time and would like to see a deep-dive demo?Stay tuned …On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 2 November 2023, our training show:WGAN-TV | Intro to Matterport Workshop Post-production for First-time Matterport Pro2 and Pro3 UsersOur Subject Matter Expert is Scan Your Space (a Division of Sparks Media Group) Founder and CEO Tom Sparks @ScanYourSpaceBy the end of this Matterport Workshop Training show, you will know how to publish a branded pubic Matterport virtual tour that has a Highlight Reel and sharing link.Specifically:1. How to set the starting point of the Matterport tour2. How to add Matterport labels3. How to add Matterport MatterTags4. How to create a Matterport Highlight Reel5. How to add Matterport Notes6. How to take snapshots in the tour so that you can download photos7. How to download an auto-generated Matterport video8. How to trim "spray" (top, side and top)9. How to publish a Matterport tour (public, unlisted, password protected)10. How to publish a Matterport tour (branded, unbranded, MLS friendly)11. How to share a Matterport tour via social media (such as Facebook and LinkedIn)12. How to change the details on a Matterport tour13. How to create Matterport folders and move Matterport tours into folders14. how to enable Matterport social sharing and VR sharing15. How to order Matterport schematic floor plans16. How to order a Matterport MatterPak Bundle17. How to enable Matterport tours for Content Distribution for Real Estate18. How to publish Matterport tours to: Redfin.com, Realtor.com and Homes.com19. How to publish a Matterport tour to Google Street View20. How to invite a Collaborator to a Matterport tour or folder (and a best practice tip Matterport will likely not tell you)21. How to enable Matterport automatic face blurring and manual blur brush22. How to enable Matterport Guided Tour Story Mode23. How to enable Measurement mode (and to set measurements to feet/inches or metric)24. How to enable VRBO and HomeAway 360 Virtual Tours25. How to review space statistics26. (and more!)Tom will first show the finished tour and then how he created it.Now, when you receive a Matterport notification that your first Matterport scan has been processed, you'll know what to do!

Sunday Oct 29, 2023

www.WGAN.info/Urbanimmersive
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-- Are you wondering how to create a 3D digital twin faster?-- And how to include 360 video in a 3D tour?-- Are you wondering how to create 2D floor plans faster?-- Or seeking a 3D tour platform without monthly fees?Stay tuned ...Watch WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 26 October 2023 for:How to Scan with Urbanimmersive Ultra-Fast 3D Digital Twins App and 3D Video Fusion + Floor PlansGuests✓ Urbanimmersive Inc. President and CEO Ghislain Lemire and✓ Urbanimmersive Inc. Executive Vice-President François-Hugues LibergeDemo and Discussion1. watch a demo how to scan with Urbanimmersive Ultra-Fast 3D Digital Twins Scanning App (iOS) | (Android)2. see examples of 3D digital twins and 2D floor plans created with the Urbanimmersive App3. Overview of Urbanimmersive platform that includes: no monthly feesWhat questions should I ask Ghislain and François during WGAN-TV Live at 5?Best,DanUrbanimmersive WebsiteAccording to UrbanimmersiveScan a 3D tour and detailed 2D floor plan in less than 5 minutes. Furthermore, Urbanimmersive's platform enables you to utilize an upgraded version of the UiCapture iOS and Android App, designed to employ video recording scanning processes. With this enhanced version, scanning an area of 2,000 sqft will take less than 5 minutes, providing you with a comprehensive, detailed, and printable 2D floor plan. Ideal for clients seeking a floor plan exclusively, the process also generates a video-quality image resolution immersive 3D tour, offering a high-margin added value.About Urbanimmersive (Info from Urbanimmersive)Urbanimmersive is a comprehensive business management solution for photographers to create 3D virtual tours and property websites.Save money with the new pricing options for property websites and the 1¢/SQFT 3D tours pricing flexibilities.Connected to Urbanimmersive Marketplaces for increased visibility and access to potential new clients.Print Services for new revenue opportunities: Explore opportunities with printed turnkey services.The Urbanimmersive platform caters to photography businesses of all sizes, ranging from individual photographers to enterprises such as HomeVisit, managing over 250 photographers. It accommodates the needs of part-time agents, as well as large agents and brokers with complex payment processes.3D Tour + Floor Plan at Just 1¢/sqftIn addition to fully integrating property website creation into your business's ordering, invoicing, and delivery workflow, the Urbanimmersive platform offers the capability to process 3D tours at an exceptionally low cost of only $0.01 per square foot, ensuring that you only pay for the scan you require.For example, processing a 3D tour and floor plan for a 2,000 sqft house costs just $20. This new 3D pricing structure offers increased flexibility for selling in both small and large environments, while ensuring a higher profit margin. With no strings attached and zero monthly fee, our 1¢/sqft pricing stands as the premier market offering for acquiring both a 3D tour and a floor plan.New Single Property Website Pricing OptionsStarting at just $5 for an Urbanimmersive Pocket Website and $8 for a Urbanimmersive standard property websites, you have the ability to choose from options, ensuring you get the best value for your money.No Contracts or Monthly Fees | Unlimited Team MembersONLY PAY FOR WHAT YOU USE: A monthly subscription model often includes limitations or features you don't necessarily need. Since our establishment, Urbanimmersive has always favored the Pay-Per-Use approach. With Urbanimmersive, you pay solely for the features you use, which is especially suitable for the fluctuating demands of seasonal businesses like real estate photography. We only earn when you're actively engaged in shooting, which motivates us to provide the finest real estate photography platform available
 

Sunday Oct 01, 2023

-- Are you thinking about buying a Matterport Pro3 Camera?-- Have you bought a Matterport Pro3 Camera and seek training to help you succeed faster?Stay-tuned!Today, Thursday, September 28, 2023 on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET), our topic is:WGAN-TV | Matterport Pro3 Camera Training: Getting Started with Matterport Scanning (Capture)Our Subject Matter Expert is Scan Your Space (a Division of Sparks Media Group) Founder and CEO Tom Sparks @ScanYourSpaceMatterport Pro3 Camera Training Includes1. Matterport Pro3 Gear | Minimum2. Matterport Pro3 Gear | Nicely Loaded3. Gear Set-up4. Scanning5. Where to Stand While Scanning (Capture)6. Trimming7. Common Error Messages8. Uploading9. Other things you can do on iPad
Best,
Dan Smigrod
www.WGAN.info/DanSmigrod 

Sunday Sep 24, 2023

-- Are you thinking about buying a Matterport Pro3 Camera?-- How did a Matterport Service Provider end-up buying six Matterport Pro3 Cameras?-- And, why plans for replacing 4 Matterport Pro2 Cameras with Matterport Pro3 Cameras?On WGAN-TV Live at 5 on Thursday, 21 September 2023, my guest is: Spaces & Places and G-Force Owner Marcel Gyswyt. [@MarcelG]✓ WGAN-TV | Marcel Gyswyt: My Journey as a Matterport Pro3 Service ProviderI will ask Marcel about his journey for his two Matterport Service Provider businesses that use six Matterport Pro3 Cameras -- and plans to replace four (4) more Matterport Pro2 Cameras with Matterport Pro3 Cameras. I will also ask Marcel when Matterport first showed up on his radar and how his businesses grew.If you are thinking about buying a Matterport Pro3 Camera, understanding Marcel's journey may be helpful to you.About Spaces & PlacesGolden Valley, Minneapolis-based Spaces & Places is a Matterport Service Provider with team members across America.About G-ForcesiGolden Valley, Minneapolis-based G-Forcesi specializes in commercial and multi-location businesses including national banks, auto parts stores, restaurants and other retailers. G-Forcesi has done thousands of Matterport scans.G-Forcesi is an on-demand field service resource that focuses on labor intensive initiatives that are critical but not core to its clients business. G-Forcesi provides installation, survey and fulfillment services for large scale retailers, banks or restaurants.According to its website, G-Forcesi provides "site intelligence to get things done" with "rapid, reliable deployment, anywhere you do business."Use Cases Include1. Program Fulfillment – Rapidly and accurately deploy graphics, fixtures and signage installation2. Remodels and Retrofits - A) Use precise dimensions to create design options, develop estimates and build your plan; B) Apply to any project from a full rebuild to individual updates (floors, paint, lighting, windows, etc.)3. Space and Safety Planning - A) Customize your signage, design and lighting by examining the space from every angle; B) Update your security plans and share with first responders4. Quality Control - A) Evaluate recent changes via a complete virtual walk-through of every location; and B) Share tours with your clients or leaders to quickly gain alignment5. Insurance and Financial Analysis - A) Document spaces for insurance record-keeping and claims; B) Audit locations for cost segregation and financial planning needs6. Site Showcase - Create a virtual open house of any location and share via the web or social media, available 24 x 7 x 365 from any deviceWhat does all that mean and how does that translate to buying three Matterport Pro3 Cameras?

Tuesday Sep 12, 2023

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Are you a USA-based real estate photographer that shoots 3D or 360 virtual tours and would like to fill gaps in your shooting schedule?Watch WGAN-TV Live at 5 on Thursday, 7 September 2023 with my guest LCP Media Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Wojciech Kalembasa discussing:✓ WGAN-TV | USA Real Estate Photographers (DSLR, 360 Camera) Wanted for Large-Scale LCP Media ProjectsIn addition to DSLR-shot 360s, LCP Media 360 tour creation supports these 360 cameras:1. Ricoh Theta Z12. Ricoh Theta X3. Ricoh Theta V4. Insta360 ONE RS 1"5. Insta360 X3You may have seen LCP Media Photographer Wanted posts in the We Get Around Network Forum, including:✓ Real Estate Photographers Needed Nationwide! (Ongoing Large Projects)✓ Photographers with Ricoh Theta Z1s needed nationwide (Ongoing projects)I will ask Wojciech to tell us about these large-scale LCP Media projects for real estate photographers [DSLR-shot 360s and/or 360 cameras (please see list above)].

Sunday Sep 03, 2023

Do you own a 360 camera for shooting virtual tours?Are curious about using your 360 camera for shooting re-framed video?Are you wondering what does re-framed video mean?Stay tuned ...On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) Thursday, 31 August 2023, 360 VIDEO 101 Course Creator/360 VIDEO Mentor Ben Claremont will share his:✓ WGAN-TV | Top 10 Tips for Shooting and Editing 360 VideosBen will also share 360 video workflows and best practices.Plus, I will ask Ben about his new course, 360 VIDEO 101.If you have a 360 camera for virtual tours - or planning to buy one - find out how to shoot and edit 360 video.How to Use a Ricoh THETA Z1, Ricoh THETA X, Insta360 X3 or Insta360 ONE RS 1-Inch to Create Reframed 360 VideosIf you have a Ricoh THETA Z1, Ricoh THETA X, Insta360 X3 or Insta360 ONE RS 1-Inch (or other 360 camera) and are wondering how to create reframed 360 videos, buy 360 VIDEO 101 course from 360 Mentor Ben Claremont (also creator of Virtual Tour Pro course.================================================================================Save 15 Percent with Coupon Code: WGAN using this WGAN Affiliate Link: WGAN.INFO/360VIDEO101================================================================================Ben gave me early access to the course ...Ben Claremont’s 360 VIDEO 101 course helped me understand how to shoot and reframe 360 video. For example, until watching Ben explain video resolution and frame rate – and how and when to manually set ISO and shutter speed for the best dynamic range – I did not have the confidence to shoot 360 video and simply used various 360 cameras for creating virtual tours. Like Ben’s Virtual Tour Pro course, 360 VIDEO 101 is clear, concise and efficient with my time and with a touch of Ben’s trademark humor.Ben's 5-Step Frame for Creating 360 Videos Includes✓ Gear & Fundamentals - Master the basics and equip yourself with the right 360 camera and accessories. Learn the difference between reframed and VR 360 videos✓ Camera Mastery - Unlock the full power of your 360 camera by learning key settings such as resolution, frame rates, exposure, white balance, and tips for shooting in varied lighting conditions.✓ Filming Techniques - Perfect your shooting skills with my top tips on camera mounting, sound recording, shooting underwater, creating hyperlapses & more.✓ Creative Ideas - Unleash your creativity with techniques for cinematic 360 videos, tiny planets, amazing effects, and the best visual storytelling techniques.✓ Editing Essentials - Transition from shooting to post-production seamlessly, with the fastest & best editing workflows for amazing results.About Ben Claremont (From the 360 VIDEO 101 Website)Hey, I'm Ben! My love for the 360 medium started in the early days of 360 cameras back in 2015, and it's been an obsession ever since!Once upon a time, I was just like you—a filmmaker who was keen to push the boundaries and make video content that was DIFFERENT to everything else out there. Through thousands of hours of practice and failing... (then eventually succeeding), I mastered the art of 360 video creation!This expertise has taken me around the globe, making content for big brands, building a six-figure business, but most importantly i can say i'm a FULL-TIME content creator Now, I'm excited to share all of my knowledge with you through the 360 Video 101 course. Together, we'll unlock your potential and take your videos to the next level. Questions about Ben Claremont's 360 VIDEO 101 course?===================================================================Save 15 Percent with Coupon Code: WGAN using this WGAN Affiliate Link: WGAN.INFO/360VIDEO101===================================================================✓ Buy Ricoh THETA Z1 via Amazon✓ Buy Ricoh THETA X via Amazon✓ Buy Insta360 X3 via Amazon✓ Buy Insta360 ONE RS 1-Inch via Amazon(Also want to create Matterport tours with a 360 camera? These 360 cameras are compatible with Matterport.)

Saturday Aug 26, 2023

Are you a Matterport Service Provider (MSP) that has done virtual tours of schools, museums, theaters or other public or commercial spaces?Are you wondering how you could go back to these clients with an Add On to repurpose their existing Matterport tours?Are you wondering how the Matterport MatterPak can be leveraged to make more money?Stay tuned ...RSET is a software application that turns Matterport 3D scans of real-world environments into highly immersive, physics-based reality simulations, where high risk events can be safely replicated, customized, and shared to save lives and reduce injuries in the line of duty.On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 24 August 2023, my guests will be:1. RSET Founder and CEO Bill Gregory (@RSET)2. RSET Chief Technology Officer Michael Schmidt3. RSET Advisor and Chief Strategy Officer Larry Danna4. RSET Lead Unity Developer Michael ProbstOur topic:✓ WGAN-TV | Intro to RSET Service Provider (RSP) Network for Matterport Service Providers (MSP)"As a member of the RSET Service Provider (RSP) Network, you'll have access to incremental revenue for your scanning business as you add value to the Matterport digital twins you're already producing," says the RSET RSP landing page. "RSP Members will be connected with businesses needing RSET Scenario creation assistance and will also have the opportunity to sell RSET Licenses to your existing customers for commission. Boost your ROI with RSET today."Topics for Discussion about the RSET Service Provider Program Include (www.RSET.com/rsp)1. Make additional money from your Matterport and other 3D scans.2. You will receive a seat of RSET Pro.3. You can resell seats of RSET Lite, RSET Go, and RSET Pro.4. You will receive a 10% commission on seats sold.5. Additionally, you can create custom scenarios to resell to your clients.6. Create training scenarios for Police, Fire, Military.7. Create asset management scenarios.8. Create visualizations for court cases.9. Create construction documentation and upsell additional scanning opportunities, letting your clients overlay scans of the same structure at various times of construction. See framing and plumbing as-built behind the drywall.10. Enable your clients to interact with their spaces in fun and entertaining ways to enhance their client interaction and marketing opportunities via their digital twin (e.g. Laser tag, entertainment venues, putt-putt, etc).Additional topics (or questions) that I should ask the RSET team during this WGAN-TV Live at 5 show?Here are four (4) ways to use Matterport + RSET:1. CONSUMER - Do more with your real estate or BIM scans. Plan layouts, change furniture, play games, and more. Your scan, your rules.2. FIRE / EMS - Train for high risk scenarios without the expense. Suppression, command sim, triage, and more in the critical buildings in your city.3. LAW - Digitally recreate incidents in the next generation of trial graphics. Virtually bring the jury to the scene and walk them around.4. DEFENSE - Use existing synthetic environments or create new ones to maximize sets and reps for a variety of infantry-related training scenarios.To watch a previous episode of WGAN-TV Live at 5 featuring RSET, please visit:WGAN.INFO/RSETonWGAN

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