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Montréal / Munich Following its acquisition by B&O, the leading German restoration company, Sensopia announces magicplan 6.0, a major update of the award winning application. With the app ́s newest version restoration companies like B&O, professional craftsmen and private homeowners are ready for precise estimations of costs, tasks and time for their renovation projects. magicplan is the leading mobile application for surveying and transforming indoor spaces with more than 13 million downloads. With magicplan 6.0, generating comprehensive estimates and quotes for a home renovation is just a matter of minutes. Planning a renovation project should always start based on a floor plan. Thanks to magicplan the floor plan can be created without measuring nor drawing. The augmented reality capabilities make it as easy as taking pictures. Then the magicplan estimator leverages the data of the floor plan to compute material quantities. Whether the user is redoing a bathroom, painting a room or changing the...

Montreal/Munich MagicPlan is the post-PC floor plan creation technology. With more than 13 million downloads and millions of floor plans created MagicPlan is a proven business application. It is at the cornerstone of many businesses including home improvement, real estate, insurance claims, home inspections and energy performance. MagicPlan is proud to announce that its latest version is fully Tango ready. With Tango enabled devices, MagicPlan offers a simplified and robust capture procedure making full use of the motion tracking capabilities of Tango. MagicPlan can accurately detect all the walls of a room and display them in 3d in a true Augmented Reality experience. MagicPlan with Tango is used in day to day operations by one of the leading damage restoration companies in Germany. The company handles about 100.000 insurance claims per year. The current trial sees all project managers being equipped with Tango enabled devices. With MagicPlan the claim adjusters are now able...

Montréal / San Francisco Sensopia announces the availability of MagicPlan 5.0, a major update of the award winner application. MagicPlan is the leading application for surveying and transforming indoor spaces with more than 8.5 million downloads. MagicPlan 5.0 introduces the ability to estimate cost and create quotes. With MagicPlan creating a comprehensive floor plan of an indoor space can be accomplished in minutes. The floor plan contains a rich set of data, including all measurements, shapes and objects. This set of data is the foundation for the new estimator. “Our users are mostly professionals in the field of renovation and remodeling. We wanted to automate the quotation process. Creating a quote in minutes instead of days can be the difference between a signed project and a lost client”, says Pierre Gaubil CEO of Sensopia. The estimator is adaptable to almost any business model and enables the quotation of flooring (carpet, tile, hardwood floor), painting, electrical installation,...

Montréal/San Francisco Sensopia announces the availability of MagicMeasure, a digital tape measure. MagicMeasure turns your iPhone or iPad into a "Digital Tape Measure". MagicMeasure is the second major application developed by Sensopia the publisher of the award winning MagicPlan. With MagicMeasure anyone can simply measure distances, surfaces or volumes from a picture. Take a picture, then simply touch objects on the picture to see their dimensions appear! Measure distances/surfaces on walls and floors, or more complex 3D objects and calculate volumes. “MagicMeasure started as a side project as our MagicPlan users wanted to annotate pictures with dimensions. As the project took shape, we realized we not only had a great additional functionality for MagicPlan, but we had created a stand-alone application that could become a digital tape measure” says Pierre Gaubil, Sensopia CEO. MagicMeasure Benefits: - Have a tape measure in your pocket at all time. - Quickly measure complex shapes and calculate volumes - Measure things that...

Montréal/San Francisco Sensopia announces a partnership with Stanley Tools and the launch of the Stanley® Floor Plan application. Sensopia is the company behind MagicPlan, the leading indoor mapping technology on mobile devices. Stanley ® is a diversified global provider of hand and power tools. Stanley® is the worldwide leading supplier of hand tools products. Stanley® is adding to its portfolio of laser measurers with the launch of the TLM99s product. “The TLM99s represents a fantastic opportunity for Stanley®, as the measuring market segment is our expertise”, says Spencer Maheau, Global Product Manager at Stanley®. “The TLM99s is a great laser device to quickly and precisely measure anything. The TLM99s can easily measure distance, calculate square footage and volume. All these measurements need to be organized, and today users quickly draw a sketch on a piece of paper to document where the measurements belong. At Stanley® we wanted to provide an application to collect and...

Montréal/San Francisco Sensopia announces MagicPlan 4.0 – The Map Inside, a disruptive way to collect, organize, navigate and share indoor data. MagicPlan is the leading inside mapping technology on mobile devices, with over 6 million unique users generating more than 25,000 inside maps each and every day. MagicPlan automates the capture of room measurement, shape, and documentation - creating a comprehensive floor plan and a map of any indoor space. “When we began building MagicPlan four years ago, 4.0 is what we wanted to do. We have significantly improved our capture functionality with the ability to aim at ceiling corners. Capturing a room’s shape and measurements takes less than 30 seconds, and success can be had on the first try. Ease of use has always been our challenge, and 4.0 is our best answer,” says Pierre Gaubil, CEO of Sensopia. “Based upon our tests, almost all of the previous usage barriers have been...

Montréal/San Francisco  Sensopia announces MagicPlan 3.5 on iOS and Android, specifically adding "Smart Objects", which incorporate metadata to make them an integral part of business processes. For the past three years Sensopia has been creating MagicPlan to empower anyone to quickly and easily create a floor plan. "The current, tracked success is showing that MagicPlan is accomplishing that goal", says Pierre Gaubil, CEO of Sensopia. "Creating a floor plan using the camera is a rewarding experience. However most of our users want to go a step further and use MagicPlan as a business tool to capture not only the shape and dimensions of the room, but also incorporate additional information about the floor plan for professional usage. This is where the addition of ‘Smart objects’ will provide tremendous value-ad", adds Pierre Gaubil. MagicPlan 3.5 helps capture additional elements at the site. This is especially helpful to anyone doing quotation, inspection or installation. Each object...

Montréal/San Francisco Sensopia announces MagicPlan 3.5 on iOS and Android, specifically adding "Smart Objects", which incorporate metadata to make them an integral part of business processes. Android tablets with a gyroscope are now also supported, in addition to the previously supported Android phones. For the past three years Sensopia has been creating MagicPlan to empower anyone to quickly and easily create a floor plan. "The current, tracked success is showing that MagicPlan is accomplishing that goal", says Pierre Gaubil, CEO of Sensopia. "Creating a floor plan using the camera is a rewarding experience. However most of our users want to go a step further and use MagicPlan as a business tool to capture not only the shape and dimensions of the room, but also incorporate additional information about the floor plan for professional usage. This is where the addition of ‘Smart objects’ will provide tremendous value-ad", adds Pierre Gaubil. MagicPlan 3.5 helps capture additional...

Montréal/San Francisco There is an ongoing discussion among industry players, VCs, developers, customers as to whether it is worth developing a consumer app or go directly to a business app. In the classic model of the “PC” days, business applications were purpose-built for a large client, and only later modified to be more suited for “General Purpose” business clients (or at least a wider range of specific clients). Sometimes, the application could even end up in the hands of an average consumer, although this was far from the norm. Say, for example, the United States Army was the initially targeted customer, the second target may be Bank of America, and so on; most of the energy in creating the product would be put towards developing for the specific entities, and one would merely hope that an angle towards mass-market friendliness would reveal itself at some point down the road. In the new world...

Montréal/San Francisco Sensopia announces the Android platform availability of its award-winning floor plan application, MagicPlan. With close to 5 million downloads, MagicPlan has been awarded "App of week" in 107 countries and listed in the best 50 applications of the AppStore in 3 countries, leading to numerous, significant partnerships including Home Depot, 20/20 Technologies, Floorplanner and Symbility. While MagicPlan has been available on iOS since 2011, Sensopia has waited to expand into the Android space until deeming that both MagicPlan and Android had reached an appropriate level of maturity. “MagicPlan 3.0 has been the version we have been targeting for release on Android,” says Pierre Gaubil, CEO of Sensopia. “Developing MagicPlan on Android has presented a unique challenge, due to the fact that our software leverages all of the hardware in each device so specifically, unlike any other product on the market. While the openness of Android and its devices are assets for...