All you need to know about the new JobWalk app for iOS and Android

Please note, if you are looking for a list of cameras currently compatible with HoloBuilder’s JobWalk app, please click here.   Easily create your own virtual 360° tours while on the go with JobWalk — The HoloBuilder JobWalk app simplifies the 360° image taking and virtual tour creation process with HoloBuilder. It enables you to create your[…]

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HoloPlayer App BETA for iOS & Android in a nutshell

UPDATE May 2017: Please note that the HoloPlayer app is currently not available for download! The beta phase of the first version has ended. We are currently working on an all new version that will very likely be available within the next 3 month. Thank you for your understanding and your patience. Show your HoloBuilder[…]

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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OUTDATED – Please consider the tutorial on ‘Multiple Sheets‘!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 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[…]

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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(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[…]