VR specialist Matterport releases new Pro3 3D camera for high-end ‘digital twins’

Matterport Pro3
(Image credit: Matterport)

With Matterport’s 3D VR stitching platform it’s possible to create VR walkthroughs of buildings and other spaces for online exploration. 

It can use a variety of cameras, from 360 cameras right down to mobile phones (see our review of the Matterport Axis), but the best results come from using its professional cameras including the new Matterport Pro3.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at fotovolo.com but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at lifeafterphotoshop.com