Bill Brown Brown’s vision for 3D as the new 2D offers an interesting look at the technology’s potential.

SUNNYVALE, CA—With market projections stating that there will be more than 171 million active virtual reality users by 2018, Matterport is turning its attention to industries such as travel/hospitality, architecture, engineering, construction and insurance, where VR and 3D reality capture has the potential to replace static 2D photography. In turn, this may influence how people protect assets, interact with real-world places, and design and construct buildings. In this exclusive, Matterport’s CEO, Bill Brown, recently discussed how 3D models are replacing 2D photography in the world of real estate. Brown’s vision for 3D as the new 2D offers an interesting look at this technology’s immense potential.