iGUIDE to Open New Headquarters
March 7, 2022 Camera and software platform hones in on safety and data security with new hybrid offices. Waterloo, ON, Canada, (February 3rd, 2022) — iGUIDE – creator of an industry-leading spatial data solution for use in the real estate, insurance, restoration, property management, and affiliated industries -- has announced the opening of their new office environment focused on employee safety, data privacy, and secure IT infrastructure. The need for this new headquarters is driven, in part, by the company’s exceptional growth and expansion over the last two years. [...]
Planitar Unveils New iGUIDE Radix for Insurance & Restoration
Kitchener, ON, Aug 3, 2021 - Planitar Inc. the makers of the iGUIDE camera system and space mapping technology, today announced the launch of iGUIDE Radix. iGUIDE Radix allows users to capture comprehensive property data for use in estimating the cost of damages quickly and efficiently. The iGUIDE Radix will be available in Beta on August 10th, 2021. “The launch of iGUIDE Radix is an exciting one because this is where technology can reshape an industry! We have designed Radix specifically for insurance and restoration professionals to capture and share [...]
Planitar Heats Up Competition In 3D Virtual Tour Space With Its New iGUIDE PLANIX Camera System
Kitchener, ON, March 1, 2021 - Planitar Inc. - makers of the iGUIDE camera system and space mapping technology, today announced the launch of iGUIDE PLANIX, their latest camera system to scan property interiors. iGUIDE PLANIX is the first-ever mapping camera that can scan an average-sized property in less than 15 minutes to produce an accurate floor plan, immersive 3D tour, high-quality property images, and reliable measurements. iGUIDE PLANIX uses a time-of-flight laser scanner and an integrated 360 camera to enable a much faster data acquisition rate. “Planitar has [...]
Planitar Board of Directors Update
January 19, 2021Planitar Inc. wishes to announce that Kevin Klages has made a decision to step down from the Board of Directors in order to pursue business opportunities as a Planitar customer.Kevin's new venture will be using iGUIDE to service the Commercial Real Estate sector. He has always been passionate about applications of Planitar's technology in the CRE market and is looking to leverage his prior business experience in that area and deep understanding of iGUIDE capabilities to bring new efficiencies to the industry. Kevin has made his decision in [...]
Planitar Inc. Hires Jarrad Morden as Vice President of Operations
Jarrad Morden, Vice President of Operations October 30, 2020 Planitar Inc., makers of the iGUIDE technology, recently announced the appointment of Jarrad Morden, who has assumed the position of Vice President of Operations, with effect from October 1st, 2020. Jarrad comes with over 20 years of experience innovating within the laser templating, measurement automation, and industrial metrology markets and has held senior leadership positions within customer service, product development, and manufacturing operations. “Jarrad has built and led multi-disciplinary teams and is extremely knowledgeable and effective in various [...]
iGUIDE partners with Floorplanner to make virtual space planning easier and more efficient
Kitchener, ON (August 6, 2020) Planitar Inc., makers of the iGUIDE camera and software platform for capturing and delivering immersive 3D virtual tours and extensive property data, today announced their partnership with Floorplanner - a fully browser-based 2D & 3D space planning tool. With this new partnership in the growing virtual real estate space, iGUIDE users will now be able to export floor plans directly to Floorplanner, to make use of the company’s space planning tools without having to input the floor plan manually. “iGUIDE is known [...]
Canadian Company Adds Free Feature to Help Agents Conduct Virtual Showings
Kitchener, ON (June 17, 2020) Planitar, the Canadian real estate tech company behind the iGUIDE, announced today that it released a free feature to help those buying and selling homes stay safe in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company's iGUIDE technology already creates 3D tours of homes that buyers can tour virtually, without the risk of spreading germs. This new update will allow agents to guide homebuyers through the tour together as if they were conducting an in-person tour. This screen-sharing technology showcases the virtual tour [...]
Changes Announced at Planitar Inc.
Co-founder of Planitar Kevin J. Klages February 27, 2020 Planitar's Co-Founder Kevin Klages has made the decision to step down from his role as the Chief Industry Officer in order to pursue new projects that he feels passionate about. Since co-founding Planitar with Alex Likholyot, Kevin has made a defining contribution to the company's growth and to the success of the iGUIDE technology in the real estate industry. His belief in the product and hard work evangelizing in the marketplace have supported iGUIDE’s dominance in Canada and [...]
iGUIDE introduces Advanced Measurements!
Kitchener, ON (December 2, 2019) iGUIDE, already known as the gold standard in immersive 3D tours with floor plan navigation, never stops innovating. iGUIDE now gains 3D measurement capability with their Advanced Measurements functionality. Users can measure distances between arbitrary points in 3D space, using only data from the iGUIDE camera and without a need to collect time-consuming 3D point clouds. The All-New Advanced Measurements feature changes the way a space can be understood. Remotely plan and manage space, whether it’s for personal use or to share with a [...]
MPAC Announcement will lead to big changes in Ontario Real Estate listings!
Kitchener, ON (July 18, 2019) The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has issued a statement to their real estate industry users that further explains the extent of the prohibitions on real estate agents from using propertyline™ data, provided through GeoWarehouse, relating to square footage in their listings. This announcement precedes and is connected to an upcoming change in terms of service from GeoWarehouse, a data aggregator, about the publishing and usage of their measurement data. These dual internal announcements are sure to have a big impact on Ontario, [...]
Leadership Change Signals Further Growth and Innovation for Planitar Inc., the Makers of iGUIDE®
Co-founders of iGUIDE Kevin J Klages (left) and Alex Likholyot (right) Kitchener, ON (May 16, 2019) A leadership change is underway at local Kitchener proptech company, Planitar Inc. The creators of the iGUIDE® camera system, the most efficient way to understand a physical space through accurate floor plans, 3D tours, and property measurements, have announced that co-founder Alex Likholyot will be taking the company through its next stage of growth as its new Chief Executive Officer, replacing co-founder Kevin Klages. In his new role, Alex will [...]
B.C. city discovers immediate and lasting cost savings with iGUIDE floor plan and visual technology
When public works officials in Courtenay on Vancouver Island, B.C., decided to contract for floor plan maps of their municipal buildings, they discovered a taxpayer-savings surprise. “We tendered it out, and got different responses, and the fellow with the iGUIDE system was actually the most affordable. . . with the most value added,” said Chris Thompson, an asset management technologist with the city’s public works services department. “In fact it was $60,000 cheaper than the other bids,” he said. Michael Koster of Varoom Studios in the [...]