19 hours ago
19 hours ago
-- 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
Tuesday Sep 12, 2023
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
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
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
Sunday Aug 20, 2023
Sunday Aug 20, 2023
Are you a contractor, architect or engineer seeking faster and better workflows for house remodeling, house additions and the related permit approvals?Are you a real estate photographer that uses - or considering using -- iGUIDE and want to add to your prospect list: Architects, Engineers and Construction (AEC) professions?Stay tuned!My guest on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 17 August 2023 is Planitiar (iGUIDE) Product Marketing Manager Chris White (@Chris_iGUIDE):✓ iGUIDE PLANIX LiDAR Camera Capture for AEC; DWG Floor Plans with Level of Detail (LOD) 200I will ask Chris to show and tell us about iGUIDE for AEC.As shared in the short iGUIDE marketing video for AEC professionals (above):✓ iGUIDE eliminates hours of manual measurements and drawing in your construction projects✓ 1,000's of measurements with each iGUIDE scan✓ 3D measurements within an iGUIDE 3D tour✓ Accurate iGUIDE DWG floor plans (Specs) in 48 Hours (instead of 5-10 Days) [Level of Detail (LOD) 200]✓ Real-Time collaboration and remote bidding✓ "X-Ray View" for clients [Pre-Drywall and Finished iGUIDE 3D tours)✓ Saves AEC professionals money and timeAccording to the iGUIDE micro-site for AEC ...In the construction industry, professionals often struggle with inaccurate measurements, time-consuming processes and inefficient project planning and collaboration.iGUIDE addresses these challenges by providing accurate measurements, detailed floor plans, and immersive virtual tours that are developed and delivered quickly, revolutionizing the way construction projects are executed.Discover how you can boost productivity and cut costs with iGUIDE.
Friday Aug 11, 2023
Friday Aug 11, 2023
Are you a real estate photographer and real estate agent thinking about adding Matterport?On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 10 August 2023, my guest is Howard Witz. Howard is a Matterport Service Provider and associate real estate broker:✓ Brooklyn-based-3D VUZ Owner and Chief Photographer Howard Witz✓ Brooklyn-based-Compass Real Estate (The Belisario Team)Howard will tell us about his Matterport Service Provider journey, plus I will ask Howard what he would do differently if he was adding Matterport today:WGAN-TV | Howard Witz: My Journey as a Matterport Service Provider (and Real Estate Agent)Some of the questions that I will ask Howard:1. Tell us about 3D VUZ today: 3D VUZ | Howard@3DVUZ.com2. Tell us about your real estate biz: Compass Real Estate (The Belisario Team)3. Deeper dive into Matterport and related services4. About the journey as a MSP. How did you learn about Matterport? When? How did you get started?5. If you were starting today with Matterport, what would you do differently?6. Matterport related tips for developing business (new business and client retention)Howard Witz✓ 3D VUZ Owner and Chief Photographer✓ 36 years in Business, is a NYS Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker✓ Compass | Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker✓ Born and raised in Brooklyn✓ Graduated from Sheepshead Bay High School in 1981✓ Attended Wagner College in Staten Island, majoring in Business✓ Many real estate agent/broker awards✓ VERY HIGH “Listing to Sold” ratio✓ SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist)✓ married for 32 years to Realtor (Lynn Hirshman-Witz)✓ 3 sons (Landon) and twins (Adam & Austin)
Howard Witz Contact Info (Servicing All of NYC, Long Island & New Jersey)✓ 3D VUZ | Howard@3DVUZ.com✓ Howard Witz on Compass (The Belisario Team) landing page✓ Mobile: 917-846-5300✓ Howard@3dvuz.com | howard.Witz@compass.com✓ Howard Witz on LinkedIn✓ Howard Witz on Facebook✓ Howard Witz on Instagram✓ 3D VUZ Contact Us page (scroll down)
Tuesday Aug 01, 2023
Tuesday Aug 01, 2023
Greater San Francisco Bay area-Hopscotch Interactive CEO & Chief Media Officer Emily Olman (@Hopscotch) scanned an $8 Million Listing (under construction) with a Matterport Pro3 Camera on Saturday (22 July 2023) in Atlanta while I interviewed Emily on video doing this.This WGAN-TV on Location show is for you if:1. You are a real estate photographer thinking about adding a Matterport Pro3 Camera to your tool kit2. You have a Matterport Pro3 Camera and want to learn best practices from a long-time Matterport Pro3. You want to know why the Developer wants a Matterport tour before the construction is completed.4. You want to see an $8 million 13,000 SQ FT listing - with three kitchens - on two acres in Atlanta.▶ Part 1 of 2 airs 5 pm ET Thursday, 27 July 2023 [See WGAN-TV Podcast]▶ Part 2 of 2 airs 5 pm ET Thursday, 3 August 2023 on [This Show]Here is the MLS Listing for: 1890 W Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30327(Emily's Matterport tour and DSLR shot images will be added to the listing by 15 August 2023.0)[During the show, Emily chats with the home's co-owner and co-developer Luke Denny.]Some of the Questions Emily AnswersUnfinished Mansion▶ Why create a Matterport tour (and photos) of the $8 million listing BEFORE it is complete?▶ Why is this helpful to the developer, investors, real estate agent, homebuyer? Other?▶ How do you approach creating digital assets of a space?▶ If the renovations were done in CAD by the architect, how might these files be used?▶ If the renovations were done not done in CAD and are only available on paper, how might you use this?▶ Why do you shoot DSLR images before you shoot Matterport?In General▶ What can go wrong?▶ How did your bring your Matterport Pro3 Camera (and related gear) on your flight to Atlanta?▶ Other use-cases for the Matterport As-Built of this house?Tripod Related▶ When do you use an aluminum tripod and when do you use carbon fiber?▶ Which tripod are you using (and why)?▶ Matterport Pro3 Camera height? Bathrooms? Versus Zillow 3D Home?iPad Related▶ Which iPad (and why)?▶ Which iPad case (and why)?▶ Do you use an Apple Pencil (and why) with your iPad?Scanning▶ How far between Matterport scans?'▶ Do you wait for the scan to finish on your iPad before moving the Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ Stairs: how do you position the tripod legs?▶ Stairs: what is your tip for helping make sure the tripod does not tip over on the stairs?▶ Stairs: how many stairs do you move between scans (and why)?▶ Stairs: what else can you tell us about scanning stairs▶ Inside: do you hide from the camera (or do you rotate behind the camera)?▶ Outside: how do you hide from the camera (or do you rotate behind the camera)?▶ Why open doors before you can see the door in the scan?▶ How long does it take for the Matterport Pro3 Camera to rotate?▶ Why are you checking the connection between the Matterport Pro3 Camera and tripod during your shoot?▶ Where do you do your first Matterport scan?▶ How do you level the Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ Differences between Matterport Pro3 Camera scanning versus the Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ How (and why) to clean the Matterport Pro3 Camera lens?▶ Lens fog? How to transition from cold/inside environment to hot/humid outdoors?▶ How long does it take to scan with a Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ Speed of using a Matterport Pro3 Camera versus using a Matterport Pro2 Camera?▶ Aside from the Pro3 rotating faster, why can it be much faster to scan with a Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ What kind of problems/trouble can you have with a Matterport Pro3 Camera?Lights▶ This space has lights (and lots of daylight). If not, what would you have done for lighting?Emily did stills with a Tilt-Shift lens. I included a short segment of her doing this in this show too.
Thursday Jul 27, 2023
Thursday Jul 27, 2023
Greater San Francisco Bay area-Hopscotch Interactive CEO & Chief Media Officer Emily Olman (@Hopscotch) scanned an $8 Million Listing (under construction) with a Matterport Pro3 Camera on Saturday (22 July 2023) in Atlanta while I interviewed Emily on video doing this.This WGAN-TV on Location show is for you if:1. You are a real estate photographer thinking about adding a Matterport Pro3 Camera to your tool kit2. You have a Matterport Pro3 Camera and want to learn best practices from a long-time Matterport Pro3. You want to know why the Developer wants a Matterport tour before the construction is completed.4. You want to see an $8 million 13,000 SQ FT listing - with three kitchens - on two acres in Atlanta.▶ This Part 1 of 2 airs 5 pm ET Thursday, 27 July 2023.
▶ Part 2 of 2 airs 5 pm ET Thursday, 3 August 2023 on WGAN-TV YouTube Channel.Here is the MLS Listing for: 1890 W Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30327(Emily's Matterport tour and DSLR shot images will be added to the listing by 15 August 2023.0)[During the show, Emily chats with the home's co-owner and co-developer Luke Denny.]Some of the Questions Emily AnswersUnfinished Mansion▶ Why create a Matterport tour (and photos) of the $8 million listing BEFORE it is complete?▶ Why is this helpful to the developer, investors, real estate agent, homebuyer? Other?▶ How do you approach creating digital assets of a space?▶ If the renovations were done in CAD by the architect, how might these files be used?▶ If the renovations were done not done in CAD and are only available on paper, how might you use this?▶ Why do you shoot DSLR images before you shoot Matterport?In General▶ What can go wrong?▶ How did your bring your Matterport Pro3 Camera (and related gear) on your flight to Atlanta?▶ Other use-cases for the Matterport As-Built of this house?Tripod Related▶ When do you use an aluminum tripod and when do you use carbon fiber?▶ Which tripod are you using (and why)?▶ Matterport Pro3 Camera height? Bathrooms? Versus Zillow 3D Home?iPad Related▶ Which iPad (and why)?▶ Which iPad case (and why)?▶ Do you use an Apple Pencil (and why) with your iPad?Scanning▶ How far between Matterport scans?'▶ Do you wait for the scan to finish on your iPad before moving the Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ Stairs: how do you position the tripod legs?▶ Stairs: what is your tip for helping make sure the tripod does not tip over on the stairs?▶ Stairs: how many stairs do you move between scans (and why)?▶ Stairs: what else can you tell us about scanning stairs▶ Inside: do you hide from the camera (or do you rotate behind the camera)?▶ Outside: how do you hide from the camera (or do you rotate behind the camera)?▶ Why open doors before you can see the door in the scan?▶ How long does it take for the Matterport Pro3 Camera to rotate?▶ Why are you checking the connection between the Matterport Pro3 Camera and tripod during your shoot?▶ Where do you do your first Matterport scan?▶ How do you level the Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ Differences between Matterport Pro3 Camera scanning versus the Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ How (and why) to clean the Matterport Pro3 Camera lens?▶ Lens fog? How to transition from cold/inside environment to hot/humid outdoors?▶ How long does it take to scan with a Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ Speed of using a Matterport Pro3 Camera versus using a Matterport Pro2 Camera?▶ Aside from the Pro3 rotating faster, why can it be much faster to scan with a Matterport Pro3 Camera?▶ What kind of problems/trouble can you have with a Matterport Pro3 Camera?Lights▶ This space has lights (and lots of daylight). If not, what would you have done for lighting?Emily did stills with a Tilt-Shift lens. I included a short segment of her doing this in this show too.
Saturday Jul 22, 2023
Saturday Jul 22, 2023
Unstationery Promo Code: UNWGAN (Save 25%) - If you are a tech-savvy real estate agent that likes to leverage tech and video to help differentiate yourself -- to win more and bigger premium listings -- this WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) Thursday, July 20, 2023 is for you:► WGAN-TV | Help Real Estate Agents Win More Listings by Printing Listing Videos on Cards via UnstationeryMy guest will be: Unstationery Co-Founder and CEO Michael Cameron Martin.Michael will demo and discuss Unstationery benefits and use-cases for Augmented Reality (AR) meets print mailings and flyers:► Real Estate Listing Pitch Meeting Leave Behind► Targeted Mailing to Neighbors► Congratulations on the Sale of Your Home► Thank you for Listing with Us► Real Estate Agent Open House Takeaway► Send to Home-Seller's Friends and Colleagues► Send to Real Estate Agent's Past Clients (Life Events with Personal Video Recorded)► Open House (Flyers)► Event Marketing (Flyers and Cards)► Brokers: Leverage Unstationery to Recruit Tech Savvy Agents► Unstationery Handles Shipping and Tracking the Performance of Direct Mail CampaignsSpecial Offer for We Get Around Network Forum Members► Save 25 percent on Unstationery with Promo Code: UNWGAN
Saturday Jul 15, 2023
Saturday Jul 15, 2023
▶ Did you know that up to 16 people can meet inside a Matterport tour for free courtesy of SuperViz?▶ Did you know you can customize collaboration and communication within Matterport tours and 3D models at scale using the SuperViz SDK?Stay-tuned!On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 13 July 2023, my guest is SuperViz Director of Business Development Marcelo Franco.WGAN-TV | MeetInMatter.com - Live Guided Tour Inside a Matterport Tour for Free powered by SuperVizMarcelo will show and tell us about:MeetInMatter.com - a free service of SuperViz that enables up to 16 people to meet inside Matterport tours simultaneously for free.MeetInMatter.com Features Include▶ Free use of MeetInMatter.com▶ up to 16 simultaneous visitors can meet inside a Matterport tour (including host)▶ immersive virtual meetings to streamline collaboration and communications▶ MeetInMatter.com was created with the SuperViz SDK▶ Rapid Deployment and Scalability: MeetInMatter.com is an example of what can be done with the SuperViz SDK in just two days!▶ More about the SuperViz SDK on the SuperViz website
Monday Jun 26, 2023
Monday Jun 26, 2023
What are the possibilities when you mash-up Matterport and Apple Vision Pro?How will the mash-up Matterport + Apple Vision Pro be different than the 5-year-old Matterport + Samsung VR integration (see video above, which never got traction)?Find out on Thursday, 22 June 2023 on:✔ WGAN-TV | Matterport + Apple Vision Pro: Imagining the 3D/AR/VR/XR/AI PossibilitiesMy guests will be Matterport early adopters and 3D/AR/VR/XR/AI Thought-Leaders:✔ Hopscotch Interactive CEO & Chief Media Officer Emily Olman | @Hopscotch✔ Tosolini Productions Founder and Creative Technologist Paolo Tosolini @TosoliniWGAN-TV Discussion Topics Include✔ Apple Vision Pro - features: AR, VR, AI, LiDAR, fitted head mount✔ Apple Vision Pro - navigation: eyes, hands (gestures and Digital Crown) and voice✔ Apple Vision Pro - chip to eliminate nausea✔ Apple Vision Pro - taking spatial photos and videos✔ Verticals, such as: real estate; construction (AEC) and facilities managementQuestions that I should ask Emily and Paolo on this WGAN-TV Live at 5 show?The much anticipated Apple Vision Pro was announced at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday, June 5, 2023. Apple says it will begin shipping the $3,499 Apple Vision Pro in early 2024.What to know more about the Apple Vision Pro? See the Apple Vision Pro video (above).
Sunday Jun 18, 2023
Sunday Jun 18, 2023
Are you a Matterport Service Provider that owns - or is considering buying - a Matterport Pro3 Camera?Are you struggling to understand -- in non-geek speak -- things like?-- What is the Level of Accuracy (LOA) of a Matterport Pro3 Camera?-- What are the benefits of a Matterport Pro3 Camera in the AEC space?-- What are the limitations of the Matterport Pro3 Camera in the AEC space?Stay tuned ...To answer these questions (and more) about the Matterport Pro3 Camera for Architects, Engineers and Construction (AEC) professionals, my guests on WGAN-TV Live at 5 on Thursday, 15 June 2023 are:1. North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based 3DLS.XYZ Managing Partner Richard "RJ" Johnson2. Tustin, CA-based Architectural Resource Consultants (ARC) President and CEO John Russo3. Atlanta, GA-based RC Monkeys Director Silviu StoianWGAN-TV | Matterport Pro3 Camera for AEC: Expert Insights on Level of Accuracy, Benefits and LimitationsQuestions for My Guests -- to Answer in Super-Simple Non-Geek Speak -- Include=======================================================================================I will assume that the WGAN-TV audience members are Matterport Service Providers (MSPs) that are NOT engineers. MSPs may be talking with architects, engineers and construction professionals and this topic is like a foreign language that needs translation in super-simple English.=======================================================================================1. What is the Level of Accuracy (LOA) of a Matterport Pro3 Camera?2. What are the benefits of a Matterport Pro3 Camera in the AEC space?3. What are the limitations of the Matterport Pro3 Camera in the AEC space?4. What is Level of Detail (LOD)?5. What is Level of Development (LOD)?6. What is Level of Accuracy (LOA)?7. Why do these three terms matter?8. How do these three terms relate to each other?9. How can LOA influence the possible LOD?10. How do these three terms get used in the AEC space?11. How do these three terms apply to the Matterport Pro3 Camera?12. What is a noisy data set (and why does this matter)?13. What are Intensity Values (and why does this matter)?14. What are Classification and Segmentations Tools in context to the Matterport E57 File?15. Why do Matterport E57 Files have compounding errors in registration (and why does this matter)?16. How does the Matterport Pro3 Camera perform in context to LOD and LOA in the AEC space?17. Additional discussion of accuracy of Matterport Pro3 Camera scan data?18. Why does this matter in the AEC space?19. Matterport Pro3 Camera created E57 File (versus other scanning solutions to create E57 Files)20. Are there any AEC use-cases for the Matterport Pro3 Camera?21. Can the Matterport Pro3 Camera be used for "As-Builts"?22. Can the Matterport Pro3 Camera be used for weekly construction documentation?23. Discussion of accuracy of scan data (and why this matters in AEC space)24. What does LOD 200 mean in references to the international BIM Forum?25. What does Matterport say about LOA and LOD in context to the Matterport Pro3 Camera?26. What about a Matterport MatterPak created from a Matterport Pro3 Camera scanned space?27. What is different about the Matterport MatterPak compared to the Matterport E57 File?
Saturday Jun 10, 2023
Saturday Jun 10, 2023
If you use Matterport for Facilities Management, Safety Inspections, Compliance or Collaboration, then Matterport + NSPECT will help you:1. record safety inspections2. communicate actions3. document complianceOn WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, June 8, 2023, get a deep-dive demo and discussion:WGAN-TV | Intro to Matterport + NSPECT to Record Inspections, Communicate Actions and Document ComplianceMy guests are:1. NSPECT Vice President of Marketing Stuart Gilly2. NSPECT Founder Brandon ForemanNSPECT allows experts to virtually NSPECT buildings, products and brands using a simple set of tools that can be mastered in less than an hour, including:1. PDF reports with full summary and status2. Flag spaces that need attention3. Add comments, photos, video, documents, pointer4. Track process with photos linked within the Matterport tour5. Track status and key metrics6. Custom filters7. Asset management8. Share internally and/or externallyBook a one-on-one demo at: www.NSPECT.netQuestions that I should ask Stuart and Brandon on WGAN-TV Live at 5?Best,DanNSPECT Links1. NSPECT Website2. NSPECT Vice President of Marketing Stuart Gilly3. NSPECT Founder Brandon Foreman4. NSPECT YouTube Channel
Saturday Jun 03, 2023
Saturday Jun 03, 2023
Are you looking to improve the look and feel of your client’s Matterport tours? A quick way to add an overlay with custom logos (client logo and your logo), fonts and colors?Watch a deep-dive demo on Thursday, June 1, 2023 on:✓ WGAN-TV | Openhaus Themes: Pre-Built Matterport Overlay Templates for all Your Clients' Tours!My guest will be:✓ Openhaus Co-Founder Christian Adams | @christianadamsOpenhaus demo will include:1. Front-end Matterport tours with an overlay of Openhaus Themes (show all features)2. Back-end demo showing Openhaus Themes Store and Openhaus Themes Store Portal3. Matterport tours with overlay of Openhaus Themes (in the wild) such as a House Beautiful exampleTopics for discussion include:1. adding robust lead generation2. analytics and sharing analytics3. deep-link sharing4. pricing, guarantee and 7-day free trialUse Cases Include:1. Retail and Showrooms2. Tradeshows3. eCommerce4. Media5. Entertainment6. Interior Design | Design Loves Detail Example7. Real Estate | The Old House on Main Example8. Matterport ProsOpenhaus Offer for All✓ Start Openhaus 7-day Free Trial (no credit card required)Best,DanOpenhaus Links1. Openhaus website2. Openhaus for Matterport Pros website3. Openhaus Theme Store4. Start Openhaus 7-day Free Trial (no credit card required)5. Talk to Openhaus Sales website6. Openhaus Vimeo Channel (Carson)7. Openhaus on LinkedIn8. Openhaus Co-Founder Carson Clement9. Openhaus Co-Founder Tosch Trumen10. Openhaus Tour Example11. Openhaus iOS App12. Openhaus on Twitter13. Openhaus YouTube Channel14. Openhaus on Facebook15. Openhaus on Pinterest
Thursday May 18, 2023
Thursday May 18, 2023
Previous WGAN-TV Podcast featuring ZUANT3D: https://www.wgan.info/ZUANTonWGAN
On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 18 May 2023, the topic is:WGAN-TV | Case Study: Plug Power Lead Generation powered by ZUANT3D + MatterportMy guests for this WGAN-TV show are:1. Plug Power Global Events Manager Tracy Oakland2. ZUANT Chief Executive Officer Peter GillettWhile we touched on how Plug Power uses Matterport + ZUANT3D for lead generation and insights in this previous WGAN-TV show - Lead Generation and Real-Time Insights for Matterport via ZUANT - we will do a deep-dive case study in our upcoming show.Demo and Discussion Topics Include1. The Problem Plug Power faced and how ZUANT3D solved this2. Demo and walkthrough of the Plug Power ZUANT3D experience3. Walkthrough of the ZUANT3D dashboard demonstrating stats and analytics4. Future Plug Power "times" ZUANT3D projects5. New ZUANT3D feature - Live Video and ChatQuestions that I should ask about this ZUANT3D + Matterport Case Study with Plug Power?---Free Zuant Offer✓ Up to 5 Experiences (Matterport tours)✓ 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.comBest,DanZuant Contact InfoWebsite: www.ZUANT.comLanding Page: www.ZUANT3D.comBook a Demo: Contact UsEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.comPhone: 866-616-4958WGAN Forum: @petergillettAbout ZUANTLead Capture is at the very heart of what we do. Streamline lead retrieval and data capture at events, showrooms, trade shows or in the field. Anywhere in the world. Follow-up instantly with a Content Showroom at your fingertips. Integrate seamlessly. Manage data securely. Analyse easily. All within the Zuant system.From lead capture at events, engagement in Retail and now 3D, Zuant is the must-have automated data capture solution to streamline the start of any customer journey.Zuant Cloud continues that journey by providing reports and analysis and connects to your CRM and Marketing Automation systems.Let’s turbocharge your quality lead capture and follow-up now!ZUANT is a self-funded, independent company with all of our tech development based out of two offices in the UK’s Silicon Valley. From here, we orchestrate our global operations and are building great partnerships with some of the world’s leading brands.What began with boxes and boxes of lead capture forms, processed weeks after an event when the leads had gone cold, has blossomed into a digital platform in pursuit of ease and speed. And the name Zuant? It’s derived from the medieval Anglo-French word suant – meaning fast and light.About Plug Power Inc.Plug Power is building the hydrogen economy as the leading provider of comprehensive hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) turnkey solutions. The Company’s innovative technology powers electric motors with hydrogen fuel cells amid an ongoing paradigm shift in the power, energy, and transportation industries to address climate change and energy security, while providing efficiency gains and meeting sustainability goals.Plug created the first commercially viable market for hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) technology. As a result, the Company has deployed over 60,000 fuel cell systems for e-mobility, more than anyone else in the world, and has become the largest buyer of liquid hydrogen, having built and operated a hydrogen highway across North America. Plug delivers a significant value proposition to end-customers, including meaningful environmental benefits, efficiency gains, fast fueling, and lower operational costs.Plug’s vertically integrated GenKey solution ties together all critical elements to power, fuel, and provide service to customers such as Amazon, BMW, The Southern Company, Carrefour, and Walmart. The Company is now leveraging its know-how, modular product architecture and foundational customers to rapidly expand into other key markets including zero-emission on-road vehicles, robotics, and data centers. More Info: www.PlugPower.com
Thursday May 04, 2023
Thursday May 04, 2023
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Saturday Apr 29, 2023
Saturday Apr 29, 2023
In this WGAN-TV Live at 5 show today (27 April 2023 | recording above), Alex shows how the REMARK.re traffic aware instant booking platform may help you:▶ book more real estate photo shoots per day, week and month▶ get paid for your travel time (more $$$ that mileage during rush hour)▶ provide real estate agents incentives for booking appointments that optimize your time/location▶ be more efficient (so that you can focus on shooting rather than coordinating)▶ get paid faster▶ deliver all your digital assets more efficiently▶ be greenAlex does show and tell for the front-end (what the real estate agent sees) and the back-end (what you see).Plus, Alex talks about what's coming soon, including a scheduling chatbot powered by ChatGPT based on all the content that you have entered into the REMARK.re platform.It's free to get started with REMARK.re ...How do you easily, quickly and efficiently enable your clients book your services instantly?Find out on Thursday, 27 April 2023 on WGAN-TV Live at 5:▶ WGAN-TV | Introduction to REMARK.re Traffic-Aware Instant Booking Service for Real Estate PhotographersMy guest will be Remark Founder and CEO Alex Gustafson (@_AG).Topics Include▶ Boosting Revenue with Remark▶ Traffic-Aware Scheduling Efficiency▶ Streamlined Calendar Integration▶ Capture More Clients: Same-Day Bookings▶ Adaptable Service Times & Pricing▶ Maximize Earnings: Travel Fee Strategy▶ Founder's Story: Overcoming StrugglesAbout www.REMARK.re▶ Existing scheduling tools aren't for people who drive. Remark.re changes this by padding yourappointments with real future drive time estimates.▶ Our patent pending traffic aware booking tool is made for real estate photographers by real estate photographers. Customers only see availability if you have time to make the drive to and from their location.
Thursday Apr 27, 2023
Thursday Apr 27, 2023
A deep-dive demo of Urbanimmersive's UiMeet3D Tours + ChatGPT for Lead Generation Solution on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Tuesday, 25 April 2023:WGAN-TV | Urbanimmersive's UiMeet3D Tours + ChatGPT = Lead Generation SolutionMy guests are:1. Urbanimmersive Inc. President and CEO Ghislain Lemire, and2. Urbanimmersive Inc. Executive Vice-President François-Hugues Liberge | @fhlibergeBackstoryUrbanimmersive announced the integration of Urbanimmersive's UiMeet3D 3D Tours + ChatGPT for lead generation on Thursday (30 March 2023):WGAN Forum (30 March 2023) Urbanimmersive Integrates ChatGPT with UiMeet3D Avatar Greeting Bot to Transform 3D Tours into Powerful Lead Generation SolutionsI asked ChatGPT Plus to:ChatGPT Plus summarized this Urbanimmersive media release:1. Urbanimmersive, a leading provider of 3D tour solutions, has integrated ChatGPT, a state-of-the-art AI technology, with its UiMeet3D Avatar Greeting Bot to transform 3D tours into powerful lead generation solutions.2. UiMeet3D is Urbanimmersive's proprietary technology that enables viewers to engage in immersive, real-time interactions with other 3D avatars within 3D virtual tours.3. UiMeet3D Avatar Greeting Bot is an optional virtual host that emulates another person avatar with the specific job of generating leads by greeting each visitor entering a 3D tour, performing simple tasks, and chat prompts.4. ChatGPT will now enable UiMeet3D Greeting Bot to answer questions related to the environments limited to curated information selected by the clients.5. Urbanimmersive's 3D tours come equipped with a wealth of information, including property descriptions, neighborhood details, and 2D floor plans, which the UiMeet3D Greeting Bot can utilize to provide viewers with answers to a wide range of questions.6. Urbanimmersive has been working on creating a custom dataset that combines relevant information about their 3D tours with user behavior data to fine-tune ChatGPT integration, enabling the AI to better understand user preferences and interests within the context of the 3D tour.7. By leveraging ChatGPT in conjunction with this Urbanimmersive's proprietary sophisticated user behavior analysis, the UiMeet3D Avatar Greeting Bot aims to provide a highly personalized and intuitive interactive experience for viewers exploring its 3D environments.8. The AI-powered UiMeet3D Greeting Bot will be offered with a different set of tools, limits, and functions and is expected to boost the All-In-One Marketing Monthly Membership offered by the Company's franchises.9. The integration of ChatGPT with UiMeet3D Avatar Greeting Bot opens up a myriad of possibilities for other applications, such as guided tours for local businesses, historical sites, and architectural landmarks.10. The AI-powered UiMeet3D Greeting Bot will first be rolled out to a limited group of selected clients, allowing the Company to monitor its behavior and measure conversion metrics.
Saturday Apr 22, 2023
Saturday Apr 22, 2023
https://WGAN.INFO/Urbanimmersive | Urbanimmersive Franchise Network now offers its franchisees:1. Unlimited 3D Tours (with Dollhouse)2. Unlimited Enriched Floor Plans3. Unlimited Feature Rich Property WebsitesDo you want to learn more about the Urbanimmersive Franchise Network benefits (like these)?Watch WGAN-TV Live at 5 on Thursday, 20 April 2023:✓ WGAN-TV | Urbanimmersive Franchise Network: How to and Why Own a FranchiseMy guests are:1. Urbanimmersive Inc. President and CEO Ghislain Lemire, and2. Urbanimmersive Inc. Executive Vice-President François-Hugues Liberge | @fhlibergeBackstoryUrbanimmersive Franchise Network "recently made some exciting updates to our franchise model," writes Urbanimmersive Inc. President and CEO Ghislain Lemire in an email to me Thursday (16 March 2023) afternoon."One of the main highlights is our unlimited 3D tours and floor plans offer for residential properties. This feature provides a significant competitive advantage for our franchisees, as it enables them to deliver exceptional value to their clients while generating a sustainable revenue stream. For commercial, we offer franchisees with a 0,01 cent per SQ FT post-production cost with no hosting fee," writes Ghislain."We believe that this unlimited approach to real estate photography services will resonate with [the We Get Around Network] Forum's audience," writes Ghislain.
Thursday Apr 13, 2023
Thursday Apr 13, 2023
Do you want to create sales, marketing and explainer videos to help tell your story, but are camera-shy?Synthesia is the world’s largest AI video creation platform with 100+ photo-realistic AI digital twin avatars.Using Synthesia, you can quickly create videos. It’s done in a web-based app that is accessible in your browser. No software to download. No plugin needed.Synthesia enables you to make awesome video content without the need for any physical recording process. That means, no cameras. No actors. No studios. None of all the things that generally make video production a lot more difficult. With Synthesia, anyone can make video content.Synthesia converts your text to video within minutes.On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) Thursday, 13 April 2023, my guest will be Synthesia Photo-Realistic AI Digital Twin Avatar Alex.✓ WGAN-TV | 15 Tips for Using Synthesia to Help You Make Money, Save Money and Save TimeI will ask Alex to show and tell us about:✓ 100+ avatars (like her) including different ethnicities, ages and styles✓ 85+ fully customizable video templates✓ 120+ languages and accents✓ easy-to-use tools suitable for beginners (and robust enough for expert video editors)✓ free media libraryWe will also chat about mashing up ChatGPT and Synthesia.
Friday Mar 31, 2023
Friday Mar 31, 2023
-- What are some of the possible uses of a Matterport digital twin of a baseball stadium?-- If you 'pitch' a baseball park, what are some of the ways that you might charge?-- What are some of the hardest things about scanning a baseball stadium?Find out the answers to these questions - and many more - on WGAN-TV Live at 5 on Thursday, March 30, 2023 when my guest will be Scan Your Space (a Division of Sparks Media Group) Founder and CEO Tom Sparks for the topic:✓ WGAN-TV | "What I Learned from Using a Matterport Pro3 Camera to Scan a Baseball Stadium"Here are some of the questions that I anticipate asking Tom during the show:1. What are possible use cases for scanning a baseball stadium?2. How would you charge a client to do this work (hourly, day rate, flat rate)?3. Aside from the Matterport Pro3 Camera, what supporting equipment did you have?4. What were some of the expected challenges you encountered?5. What were some of the unexpected challenges you encountered?6. Did you have any alignment issues, if so how did you overcome them?7. What was the easiest part of this job?8. What was the hardest part of this job?9. What was the feedback from the client about the work you turned in?
Saturday Mar 25, 2023
Saturday Mar 25, 2023
How can Matterport Service Providers (easily) do 1-on-1 networking by phone?On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 23 March 2023, my guest will be OWWLL Founder Jason Hill to show and tell us how:WGAN-TV | How Virtual Tour Photographers can do 1:1 Networking by Phone Using the Owwll AppOwwll is a social networking platform that connects people instantly through private 1-on-1 audio calls. Whether it's a personal or business, build rich relationships by calling who you want, charging what you want, connecting when you want.Join the fastest growing online community of professionals today and build strong connections!How Owwll Works1. Download the OWWLL App (iOS | Android) | (Referral Code: WGAN) is a mobile app. (Owwll gives you access to new networks and valuable contacts otherwise unreachable without a referral.)2. Build Connections - Search through vetted professionals to connect with the people you are looking for! For example, search profiles: Atlanta REALTORS3. Connect - Get in touch instantly in real-time on a private 1-on-1 audio call.---Chat with me on -- WGAN Founder and Managing Editor Dan Smigrod -- OWWLL during my weekly office hours: 5-6 pm ET Fridays!
Monday Mar 20, 2023
Monday Mar 20, 2023
On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 16 March 2023, my guests will be:1. SIMLAB Founder and CEO Marek Koźlak, PhD Eng.2. SIMLAB SIM-ON Product Owner Michał SzopaMarek and Michał will demo and discuss how to use the SIMLAB SIM-ON Facility Management (FM) platform with a task manager as a communication tool among:1. householders2. employees3. service providersWGAN-TV | Matterport + SIMLAB SIM-ON for Facilities Management, Maintenance and DesignDemo and Discussion Includes1. Tickets Task Manager for owners, stakeholders and service providers2. Mapping tickets in Matterport 3D space3. Photo and Video sharing for issue reporting4. Linking to assets and events timeline5. Virtual staging6. 3D model browser7. Layout manager8. Models Sets and Decoration9. Location and position tool10. E-commerce integration11. Product description tags and linking to online storesSIMLAB SIM-ON also includes a virtual staging and design module with an e-commerce integration.
Friday Mar 10, 2023
Friday Mar 10, 2023
Do you want to add collaboration and communication within Matterport tours and 3D Models at scale?For the first half of WGAN-TV Live at 5, the show is for decision makers and product managers interested in how to add value to Matterport and other 3D models. The WGAN-TV audience members are particularly interested in what features can easily be integrated and add huge value to their digital twins without having to build these features from scratch.For the second half of WGAN-TV Live at 5, the show is for CTOs and programmers that have been asked to evaluate how much tech resources will be needed to add these features to their Matterport tours and other 3D models. Techs want to know what is included in the SuperViz SDK and related resources.Stay-tuned!On WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm ET) on Thursday, 9 March 2023, my guests are:1. SuperViz Co-Founder and CEO Russ Rive and2. SuperViz Vice President of Engineering Tommy LindestrømWGAN-TV | Leverage the SuperViz SDK for Matterport and 3D Models to Super-Charge CollaborationRuss and Tommy will do a deep-dive in to the SuperViz SDK, including:1. SuperViz features that can be added to Matterport tours and 3D Models2. SuperViz SDK demoSuperViz SDK in Brief1. The SuperViz SDK turns any 3D or digital twin web application into an immersive experience for guided tours, interactive presentations and real-time collaboration.2. Ready-to-go plugins for Matterport and three.js make it easy to integrate with just a few lines of code. The SuperViz SDK transforms single-user experiences into multi-user, including full video conferencing functionality, support for avatars, shared mouse positions and a powerful sync engine.3. SuperViz helps bring people together with a sense of presence whether they work with 3D models, reality capture, digital twins, 360º imagery or any other spatial content.According to SuperVizThe SuperViz SDK release opens access for anyone with a web viewer in their platform to add immersive collaborative experiences to Matterport or other digital twin 3D Models web applications.Easily transform single-user experiences into multi-user, including:1. Immersive Meetings: Full-function video conferencing layer for up to 16 participants, including chat, grid view and screen share. (face-to-face synchronous collaboration, full video conferencing functionality, Guided Tours)2. Broadcast: Broadcast mode for up to 230 people. With this mode you can allow audience participants to follow live meetings with chat access.3. Avatars: Flexible avatar support for glb and GLTF models. Add your own models for meeting participants. (interactive among users)4. Real-Time Data Properties: Add an extra layer of collaboration by synchronizing your app properties in real-time between meeting participants using a powerful sync engine including: 3D models, 2D content, States, Selections, Objects and anything else needed (shared mouse positions)5. Dashboard: Developer dashboard with detailed usage statistics and management.6. 3D Viewer Plugins: Automatic Multiplayer enabled integration with avatars, pointers and controls directly inside your favorite 3D viewer.