Truss raises $7.7M for its commercial real estate tech platform

Truss, a Chicago-based commercial real estate (CRE) tech platform, today announced that it has raised a $7.7 million Series A round led by Navitas Capital, with participation from Hyde Park Venture Pa

Matterport grabs $5M more to accelerate deep learning development for their 3D capture tech

Matterport is picking up new funding as it looks to speed the development of deep learning tech in its capture technology which brings immersive views of spaces into 360-degree 3D The company, which l

Matterport launches Pro2 camera optimized for 2D and 3D imagery

Matterport is updating its depth-sensing camera for customers seeking to capture their businesses and real estate properties in virtual reality. The Pro2 Camera is a spec bump rather than a rethink o

Matterport partners with Google to bring 3D Street View perspectives indoors

When you’re looking at moving into a new space, Street View is often a useful tool to get the general vibe of the area but it’s almost impossible to really tell what spaces look like indoo

Escaping the trough of disillusionment for virtual and augmented reality

S. Somasegar Contributor S. Somasegar is managing director at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division. More posts by this contributor XR is a new way to consider

A quick scan of my apartment in virtual reality

I didn’t expect that a career in tech journalism would one day leave me crowded in my bathroom with tech execs hiding from a high-powered, depth-sensing VR camera, but here we are. Earlier this

Matterport secures new investors for its virtual reality 3D mapping tech

It’s 2016 and the physical world is slowly being uploaded to the cloud. Matterport, a company creating tools to allow 3D spaces to be scanned into virtual reality, is grabbing some more cash a

Matterport Captures $30M To Scan Rooms Into Virtual Reality

This $4500 camera turns the real world into the virtual one. Today, Matterport’s hardware is a hit with real estate agents. But fueled by the $30 million Series C it just raised, Matterport’s soft

Rothenberg Ventures Opens Virtual Reality Accelerator Offering 10 Startups $100K And A Clubhouse

“2015 will be the year of virtual reality” says investor Mike Rothenberg. But fragmentation in the nascent industry means VR hardware, software, and content startups need to team up for de

3D Camera Startup Matterport Raises $16 Million Series B Led By DCM

3D camera marker <a target="_blank" href="">Matterport</a> wants to give customers the tools they need to make photo-realistic models of real-world spaces. And to do so, the comp

Here’s An Actual 3D Indoor Map Of A Room Captured With Google’s Project Tango Phone

We broke the news yesterday that Google was producing a prototype 3D sensing smartphone called Project Tango. We also broke down the capabilities of the vision processor inside the device and talked a