How to integrate the HoloBuilder plug-in for Revit

 Export your 3D models directly from Revit as 360° tour into HoloBuilder to continue documenting progress with the web editor or JobWalk app. Get more information on the HoloBuilder plug-in for Revit here. 1 Installing the Plug-In 2 Create a HoloBuilder tour within Revit 2.1 Switch to sheet view 2.2 Place 360 views 2.3 Export as[…]

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New 360° cameras are all around - Which one should you buy? Ricoh Theta SC vs. Nikon Keymission360 vs. Nico360 et al.

Please note that this is a general comparison on the presented cameras. While all of the mentioned cameras are compatible with HoloBuilder, the Nikon Keymission360, as well as the Nico360, are NOT compatible with our JobWalk app. Please use a Ricoh Theta or one of the cameras listed here to have the best possible experience[…]

How to fix "Your browser does not support WebGL" messages.

How to troubleshoot “Your browser does not support WebGL” messages.

That you visit this site very likely means that you have already picked up with the message you see in the screenshot above. To help you with getting rid of it, in the following paragraphs we want to provide you with some hints and useful links that should serve as a starting point for your[…]

Let's celebrate: HoloBuilder v100 is live!

Let’s celebrate: HoloBuilder v100 is live!

Christmas and New Year’s Eve are fastly approaching, but that’s not the only reason to celebrate: HoloBuilder v100 has just gone live! This means that you’ve provided awesome feedback (many) more than 100 times, that we’ve done 100 iterations and still continue to evolve. To provide the best tool for custom Virtual and Augmented Reality[…]

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How to enable hardware acceleration to use HoloBuilder with WebGL 3D rendering

Once in a while the irritating situation may occur that HoloBuilder won’t load the user interface and just shows a message telling you that “your browser seems to support WebGL, it is disabled or unavailable”, even though you are already using the recommended Google Chrome Browser. This is due to a Chrome setting fault and can[…]

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Always evolving: HoloBuilder version 79 contains loads of new features

Some time has passed since we shared the last dedicated developer blog post with you. But as you might have seen from our latest tutorials, some amazing new features have been added to HoloBuilder, which improve your user experience a lot. For example with the possibility of adding (custom) sounds to your creations you can[…]

How to Add Custom 3D Models to Your HoloBuilder project

  Additionally, to the basic range of built-in 3D models, HoloBuilder provides an option to upload and integrate custom 3D models to enhance any 360° scene. 1 Supported file types HoloBuilder can handle 3D models as .obj or in the .dae format. These are usually accompanied by materials and textures in terms of .mtl and .png files.[…]

How to add Sounds to your project

You can add sound files to your HoloBuilder projects to provide some information, voice messages or meeting logs. It is possible to add sounds either as .mp3, .ogg  as well as some other formats.   1 ‘Action object’ vs ‘Action’ ‘Play Sound’ Action Object The easiest and fasted way to add sound to your project is by using the[…]

How to Customize the Web Player Layout for Sharing your Project

Content Share HoloBuilder Project 1 Basic Sharing Settings 2 Advanced Sharing Settings 2.1 Filter project view 2.2 Set a custom start scene 2.3 Custom Sharing Settings 1) Show Navigation Panel 2) Rotate On Load 3) Show Scenes Panel 4) Auto Start Player 5) Switch directly to fullscreen 6) Show Control Panel 2.4 Embedding Projects Support[…]

How to Add Custom 2D Images to your HoloBuilder Project

Additionally, to the basic range of built-in 2D icons, HoloBuilder provides an option to upload and integrate custom 2D images to enhance any 360° scene with close-ups. 1 Supported file types HoloBuilder can handle .jpg/.jpeg or .png file formats to add standard 2D images to your 360° scenes. 2D images can be added either as interactable action[…]