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How to save your HoloBuilder project offline in the HoloViewer

Archiving and downloading allows for more options to flexibly manage and share your projects. Free up square feet by archiving your projects and share completed projects offline with stakeholders and alike. 1 Project archive 1.1 Archive project 1.2 Unarchive project 2 Download project 2.1 Downloading projects 2.1.1 First time downloading a project to this computer &[…]

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HoloBuilder Features Guide

Please note that the following plans are outdated. You can now only subscribe to the All Unlimited Collaboration plan which will include all features listed below. Learn more about the All Unlimited plan here or on our pricing page.   Features Guide Each subscription plan offers individual features to adjust your account to your special use case.[…]

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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[…]

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360° Photos and Videos – Which camera is right for you?

Please note that this is a general overview of the cameras available on the market early 2016. While all of the mentioned cameras are compatible with HoloBuilder, NOT all of them are compatible with our JobWalk app. To have the best possible experience with our JobWalk app, please use, e.g., a Ricoh Theta or another[…]

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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[…]

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How to Level your Photosphere

Correct your photosphere’s calibration any time after uploading it to HoloBuilder with controls as easy as in a flight simulator. To make the best possible 360° shots of your surroundings, the most common solution is to use a tripod. BUT, we do not always have a tripod at hand which leaves us no other choice than[…]

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(R)evolution? New Ricoh Theta model S vs. m15: A comparative buyers guide.

Introduction It’s already been a while since bitstars’ HoloBuilder.com platform was selected as Grand Prize Winner of the Ricoh Theta developer contest. But the following amazing and great consequences still keep coming: The postman just delivered a brand new Theta Model S camera directly to our headquarter’s door, sponsored by Ricoh! Of course we captured[…]

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How to Change the Default View Orientation of a Scene in HoloBuilder

Even though it’s one of the greatest features of 360° images that the viewer can look wherever he wants, your project might require to the viewing experience focused on a certain object or with a specific perspective. The good news: This is quite easy in HoloBuilder. The according feature is called “set default view” and is[…]

What are 360° photospheres? And what are panoramas?

We at HoloBuilder.com are pretty busy talking about “360° images”, “photospheres”, “Photo Spheres”, “panoramas” and all that fancy stuff. But, we’re sure that some people regularly ask themselves “What the heck do these terms actually mean?”. We’re sorry for the confusion, promise to improve and hence, want to clarify some things in the following. Different[…]

Cardboard & HoloBuilder – How does it work?

As it has already been pointed out in this tutorial, HoloBuilder has dedicated support for Google Cardboard and similar devices. A more detailed step-by-step guide is given in the following instructions: Get a Google Cardboard or similar device, for example from here. Open a #Holo in your smartphone’s mobile web browser (preferably Google Chrome). For[…]