Matterport: Digitalizing the Built World

Today, work is changing, and a variety of businesses are leading the digital transformation of the built world. Industries across the entire property lifecycle are realizing unprecedented value. Digital twins are an exceptional way of capturing and sharing spaces in immersive 3D and can move the needle across many industry use cases. At this point, thousands of companies in over 150 countries use Matterport to digitize any type of space—from homes, offices, and hotels to factories and shops.

With the launch of the Matterport mobile app, Matterport welcomed many new members to the Matterport community and into a world where immersive 3D spaces can be created by anyone, anywhere— simply using the phone they own. Digital twins can be created with a variety of digital cameras, including the phone in your pocket. Using the Matterport app on any mobile device is an easy and affordable way to get started. Alternatively, businesses also could use a number of compatible 360 cameras to generate smoother, more accurate digital twins. When it comes to jobs that require absolute precision, the Leica BLK360 or Matterport Pro Series cameras offer advanced scanning capabilities for both indoor and outdoor spaces. “Or if you’d rather have someone do the scanning for you, our Certified Capture Technicians are available in 700+ cities around the world and can deliver your completed digital twin within 48 hours of booking.”

In a nutshell, Matterport is the leading spatial data company focused on digitizing and indexing the built world. The company’s all-in-one 3D data platform enables anyone to turn a space into an accurate and immersive digital twin which can be used to design, build, operate, promote, and understand any space. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Matterport maintains offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Kansas, London, and Singapore to ensure our customers have local sales and support assistance. With over 15 billion square feet of data and growing, Matterport is building the largest digital library of spatial data and information in the world. Even better—it’s open for innovation and available to business. The company’s Powerful, easy-to-use APIs make it easy to build amazing capabilities and custom add-ons on the Matterport platform.

Merging Physical and Virtual World
As a company, Matterport enables to extend experiences and reality through the merging of the physical and virtual world. Now, industry partners and developers can build, develop, and integrate with the world’s largest spatial data library.  “Use our APIs and SDKs to build innovative applications, create exceptional 3D experiences, and increase workflow efficiency. Integrate our spatial data and 3D models into your solution or create application layers and add-ons integrated with Matterport spaces.”

In fact, with a library of over 5 million spaces that have been viewed over 2 billion times, as a partner its clients will be able to tap into spatial, dimensional, photographic, and contextual property data as well gain access to 3D mesh data, point clouds, and panoramic photospheres. Businesses can also connect with hundreds of thousands of customers in 150+ countries. The company can also reach vertical markets which include the real estate, architecture, engineering, construction, retail, insurance and restoration space to name a few. In property management, it is essential to provide a seamless experience for prospects to tour the property. With Matterport digital twins, businesses can seamlessly promote units before they are vacant, streamline make ready operations and speed up maintenance repairs to reduce overhead costs.

Capture Space Better
Matterport’s solution enables to create immersive digital twins with a variety of camera options, including the mobile devise that everyone uses today. “if you’d rather have someone else do the scanning, we can take care of it for you with Matterport Capture Services.”

Today, Matterport is the standard for 3D space capture. The company’s all-in-one platform transforms real-life spaces into immersive digital twin models. So much more than panoramic scans, Matterport empowers people to capture and connect rooms to create truly interactive 3D models of spaces. The company’s cutting-edge solutions enable to create tags using custom markers and allow visitors to freely roam, or set them in a curated order to guide the viewer. Companies can also elevate the visitor experience by including text, images, links to videos and other files to educate visitors about features of property. In addition, the tags provide essential context and make it easier for viewers of a digital twin to readily know where key information is found.

Now available in Public Beta, “Views” is built for groups and large organizations to create separate, permissions-based workflows to manage different tasks with different teams such as: virtual inspections, remote training, space planning, personalized virtual tours, and so much more. Now organization can use a single digital twin with secure access to different layers of tags, notes, and more. Each View can be specifically curated to a particular team, making it easy to get the right information in front of employees, customers, or partners.

Innovation that Impact
Since 2011, the company’s team have focused on honing the immersive 3D experience for everyone from individuals to Fortune 500 companies, located in more than 150 countries.  Matterport has helped hundreds of thousands of customers – and thousands of their customers – process billions of images to create millions of models. Matterport is truly the best way to capture a space in 3D.

Recently, the company released its new Matterport Pro3 camera and powerful new cloud platform. For over a decade, businesses of all sizes have used Matterport to create and manage their digital twins, however, these new releases were built specifically for enterprises who need greater scalability, reliability, and security to market and manage their properties. Pro3 opens new horizons with the ability to capture beautifully accurate and immersive digital twins of any space in any condition — outdoors, indoors and at any time of day. And Pro3 is fast – with a capture speed under 20 seconds per sweep, businesses can capture large spaces in stunning detail thanks to its 20-megapixel sensor and LiDAR-powered capture range up to 100 meters. Plus, the team has added in features that customers have asked for, such as removable and rechargeable batteries that keep Pro3 running all day. These advancements make it easier to create richer digital experiences of spaces – whether that’s offering a curated tour for a prospective tenant or providing more effective remote training to new staff. Plus, the company’s new mobile app for iOS and Android gives the full power of digital twin platform anywhere you go.


RJ Pittman, Chairman & CEO


“Matterport is the leading spatial data company focused on digitizing and indexing the built world. The company’s all-in-one 3D data platform enables anyone to turn a space into an accurate and immersive digital twin”