Virtual walkthrough software company Matterport is going public

Matterport, a company that provides virtual reality technology used in virtual walkthroughs of homes and office spaces, said this week that it’s planning to go public on the NASDAQ stock exchange. With the move, Matterport follows in the footsteps of other real estate firms such as Opendoor and Porch.com, both of which recently went public

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Renters want virtual tours too, survey finds

More than 70% of renters say they would be happy to rent an apartment without seeing it in person first, if they could check it out through a 3D virtual tour. That’s according to a survey jointly commissioned by Zumper, a rental marketplace, and Matterport, which provides 3D and virtual tour services. The survey notes

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How is Virtual Reality Transforming the Real Estate Industry

Technology has changed the people’s perception of the world by either generating a new environment for them to cross or by providing them with a tunnel to all corners of the world they would never otherwise got a chance to visit in their lifetime. Virtual reality, briefly defined as a computer-simulated environment, has transcended social

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Swiss PropTech Startup HEGIAS is Making VR Reality

Zurich-based startup HEGIAS has developed the world’s first browser-based, VR CMS for the construction and real estate industries.

Virtual and Augmented Reality – Tools To Upgrade The Real Estate Game

VR, virtual reality and AR, augmented reality are here to stay – no industry is immune. Everything from medicine, to engineering, to retail and even teaching

Survey shows consumers are poised to embrace virtual real estate tours

Technology has made the process of home buying and selling simpler, smarter and faster. As smart home and virtual reality (VR) technology continues to become more mainstream and sought after

Matterport lands $5M funding round to beef up its 3D real estate imagery

3D visualization company Matterport is intent on bringing its virtual reality technologies into the mainstream real estate industry, after landing a $5 million funding round led by Ericsson Ventures.

Virtual Reality tech is set to become a key part of real estate marketing

The real estate sector is one of a handful of industries leading the charge where it comes to Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies.

Virtual Reality Helping Insurers to Understand Risk More Easily

Not so long ago the usage of virtual reality was regarded as being confined to video games but nowadays it is increasingly being used by other industries and in particular by the insurance industry. Apparently, the insurance industry is finding virtual reality useful for training and research and for product development.

YouTube adds new virtual reality-like video format VR180

YouTube has added a new virtual reality video format that has enormous potential for showcasing futuristic property listings

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