Press Releases2021-10-19T13:32:01-04:00

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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iGUIDE continues to increase the functionality of their immersive 3D virtual tours with the introduction of 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 [...]

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iGUIDE continues to increase the functionality of their immersive 3D virtual tours with the introduction of Advanced Measurements!

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, [...]

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MPAC Announcement will lead to big changes in Ontario Real Estate listings!

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 [...]

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Leadership Change Signals Further Growth and Innovation for Planitar Inc., the Makers of iGUIDE®

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 [...]

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REALTOR.ca is making the Canadian home shopping experience better

Kitchener, ON  (October 5th, 2017)  iGUIDE®, Canada’s leading 3D tour technology company, announced today that their 3D immersive tour will be now prominently embedded into listings on REALTOR.ca, Canada’s most popular and trusted real estate website.  REALTOR.ca receives over 21 million visits per month and supports REALTORS® in serving home buyers and sellers by providing high quality and accurate REALTOR® listing information. “As a Canadian technology company we are thrilled to work with The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) on launching this innovation to support REALTORS® [...]

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REALTOR.ca is making the Canadian home shopping experience better