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Matterport turns a smartphone into 3D capture device

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Link to Proptech NewsMatterport, has announced that its latest breakthrough, Matterport 3D Capture for Smartphones, will turn consumer smartphones into 3D capture devices.

This capability will support iPhone and Android devices and the first iPhone version is expected to be available in beta by the end of the year.

Matterport CEO RJ Pittman announced that this new innovation is made possible by advancements in Cortex, Matterport’s AI-powered image-processing technology, which features three-dimensional intelligence that can understand objects, rooms and the detailed characteristics of any physical space.

The technology is trained on Matterport’s industry-leading dataset that comprises billions of 3D data points and can construct stunning 3D digital twins from two-dimensional images.

RJ Pittman, CEO at Matterport, said, “Matterport aims to achieve full camera and capture ubiquity that will allow us to digitise the entire built world. Creating a 3D solution compatible with smartphones is a huge step towards reaching that goal, allowing the broader community of billions of iPhone and Android users to access the capabilities of our technology.”

Matterport’s technology makes it possible for a potential luxury homebuyer – sipping coffee halfway across the globe – to experience this gorgeous home in a realistic and immersive way. This is a great way to attract busy and out-of-town buyers.

November 26, 2019

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