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HoloBuilder Features Guide

Features Guide Each subscription plan offers individual features to adjust your account to your special use case. All features of lower plans will be available when subscribing to a higher one including a selection of additional features. Each feature will enhance your working option accordingly. Subscription plan overview 1 The basic editorial features at a glance 1.1[…]

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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.

2016 is the year of Virtual Reality: Oculus Rift, Playstation VR, and many other devices are rolling out to the consumers. Accordingly, 360° content is virtually everywhere. YouTube and Facebook offer 360° videos and platforms like HoloBuilder enable the creation of advanced 360° virtual tours. But how do you capture 360° pictures to be able[…]

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

UPDATE: 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[…]

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

Why a 360° photo? 360° pictures, also called “photo spheres”, capture 360-degree panorama scenes. Do you know this feeling when you are in the middle of a great landscape but a simple photo is just not able to capture the entire scene? Or, you are a real estate agent and want to show your properties[…]

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LG CAM 360 vs. Samsung Gear 360 vs. Ricoh Theta S

Due to the positive feedback to the Holo LG CAM 360 vs. Samsung Gear 360 vs. Ricoh Theta S we decided to share with you our first impressions of the sample images. The LG 360 CAM sample image is captured at LG MWC 2016, the Samsung Gear 360 sample image is captured by Samsung, provided at Gear[…]

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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 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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Google Photo Sphere Camera vs. bubb.li App – A 360 Degree Showdown

In principle creating 360 degree photospheres is simple, as we have shown in our basic tutorial. But simple does not necessarily mean easy. Especially not if you strive to create the best result that is possible with your equipment. Even if this equipment consists just of a smartphone, one difficulty could be seen in the[…]

How to create 360° photos with your smartphone

To create a 360° image on your Android smartphone download and open the “Google Street View App” and follow these instructions from Google. On iOS devices, the App is also called “Google Street View” and works almost the same. Furthermore, some nice basic instructions on how to capture awesome 360° images can be found in[…]