Scanning residences for insurance purposes question
We'd like to be able to offer "insurance scans" to homeowners as well as to rental property owners.
These insurance scans "could" also be used for marketing purposes of course but the main reason for them is to serve as a convenient and accurate way to document the state of the property at a specific point in time.
If the building burns down or a renter causes damage to the home then it will be very easy for the owner to prove to the insurance company the value of the property before the damage occurred.
That said, these insurance models do not need to be continuously hosted online and using up valuable spaces since no one is likely to look at them for a extended periods of time.
Keeping the raw scans on the iPad (and backing them up to the cloud) is an option but will incur additional processing fees in the future if/when the client needs to look at them again.
When the client does want to look at them again then the MSP may also need to free up space on their iPad in order to load older models.
Even if the MSP has a 256 GB version of the iPad they can still run into space problems eventually.
It would be far more convenient and preferable to be able to simply toggle an option to "archive" any models that are stored in the Matterport cloud.
Doing so would incur a small fee (possibly monthly or annually) that can be passed on to the client but would free up spaces for the MSP to be able to use for other clients.
Alternatively, as mentioned in other posts, it would be even more ideal if it were possible to download encrypted copies of published models and then worry about taking care of the backups ourselves or even give them to the client for safe keeping (some clients may even insist).
We definitely believe that there is demand for "insurance scanning" so we'd be very grateful if you would please consider building this functionality into your system as soon as possible.