GeoCV partners with Halstead for 3D home tour that will blow minds

GeoCV has crafted a marketing package that blends 3D walkthroughs (of the sort popularized by Matterport) with 3D aerial models, providing one of the richest virtual experiences to hit the market.

magicplan Floor Plan Creation App

magicplan creates floorplans without measuring that transform into 3D models for attractive listings

Walmart taps Matterport to power new virtual-shopping experience

Walmart is using Matterport, a provider of thousands of virtual 3D home tours for property listings, to power an immersive shopping experience on the retailer’s website.

Houzz adds 3-D home staging to mobile app

Some prospective buyers can’t recognize a home’s full potential because they aren’t able to picture alternative design schemes. Houzz, an online home design platform and marketplace, has added a new feature to its iOS mobile app that can help house hun…

Pix4D app empowers drones to capture 3-D models of properties

Real estate technophiles, rejoice! Agents can now mix two of the hottest technologies in the industry — drones and 3-D models — into one: aerial interactive 3-D models. It’s a mouthful but also a powerful tool for bringing homes alive to your custome…

Sotheby’s International Realty beats Zillow and realtor.com to 3-D

Listing portals are known for introducing innovative features to the online property-search experience before their old-guard peers. But Sotheby’s International Realty has bucked the trend …

Matterport 3-D home tours get major virtual-reality boost

“Welcome to my office. Put on these goggles and take a tour of my listings — then let’s talk business.” In the months and years ahead, a growing number of agents may use that opener to kick off their meetings with prospective clients …

Now you can annotate 3-D virtual tours

One potential downside to virtual 3-D models of homes is that they can reduce the ability of an agent to “sell” a prospective buyer on a property, some agents say. That’s because the models can provide enough information upfront to cause more house hun…

InsideMaps photorealistic 3-D models won’t require special camera

Real estate agents and marketers will soon be able to produce photorealistic 3-D models using a regular camera, rather than hardware that costs thousands of dollars. Software built by 3-D provider InsideMaps will begin rendering photos captured by wide…

3-D home of the day

There’s plenty to love about this stunning detached two-story home on a beautifully treed lot in the Woodbine-Lumsden neighborhood of Toronto, Canada. It boasts a contemporary stone and stucco exterior, five generously sized bedrooms, four bathrooms an…