Embedding your HoloBuilder projects

With HoloBuilder you can easily embed your projects in your personal website with the provided iframe for the HoloPlayer. The main challenge is to make these iframes responsive. To have the best embedding results for your projects also on mobile devices, you can follow the instructions below or find the complete code at the bottom.[…]

How to handle the new project panel

The new Project Panel on the left side allows you to easily arrange your sheets hierarchically and drag and drop scenes quickly to the corresponding sheet. Moreover, the new user interface supports some additional features which will make you even more efficient when using HoloBuilder. Gain an overview of your projects 1.1 Structured element overview 1.2 The[…]

How to add and organize multiple sheets in one HoloBuilder project

Multiple Sheets allows you to add more than just one sheet, e.g. floor plans, to a single HoloBuilder project. Learn how to upload further sheets (section 1), connect different sheets with your scenes (section 2), manage the sheets accordingly (section 3), merge several projects with single sheets into one project with multiple sheets (section 4), and how[…]

How to use the Time Travel feature professionally

What is Time Travel? Time Travel allows you to capture progress over time by adding multiple 360° pictures to the same location point on a sheet. Whether you capture daily, weekly, or monthly project updates, our patented features allows you to manage your site documentation in one place and keep your stakeholders up to date.[…]

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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[…]

How to add a sheet to your HoloBuilder project

OUTDATED – Please consider the tutorial on ‘Multiple Sheets‘!   In the following section, you can find out more on how to add a sheet to your Holos. The plan will be visible as an expandable overlay in the upper left corner of each scene contained in your Holo. Define the location of your scene on[…]

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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[…]