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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, you as a signed #holo creator often want to start the 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 “screenshot”[…]

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[…]

How to Add Custom 3D Models to Your Holos

Although HoloBuilder provides a nice range of built-in 3D models, sometimes you just need something that we haven’t included yet—be it a chair, a shark or a palm tree. That’s where custom 3D models come into play and the real fun begins … Which file types are supported? HoloBuilder can handle 3D models that are[…]

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[…]

HoloBuilder now supports sound within your holo!

How to add Sounds to your Holo on HoloBuilder.com

HoloBuilder keeps on improving. With the latest version, the world of sound has been added to your creation possibilities with HoloBuilder. This short tutorial will explain how to include and manage individual sounds in your #holo. To add sound in your personal Holo, first create a Virtual or Augmented Reality Holo and insert your desired 2D and/or 3D[…]

How to Customize the HoloPlayer Layout for Sharing your Holo

Since v69 went live, HoloBuilder now not only supports with IE11 a new browser but also offers an amazing new design making sharing your Holos, even more, personal. The new custom settings for embedding the HoloPlayer into your website offer five different individually adjustable options to adapt the player to your personal needs. Standard sharing[…]

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How to add Custom Textured 3D Objects to your HoloBuilder Creations

  As announced in a previous developer blog entry, you can add custom textures to different pre-defined 3D objects and place them into your HoloBuilder.com presentations. In this tutorial, we show you how to use this great feature for even more individual, creative creations. The first step when you decide to create a presentation with custom[…]

How to Create a Virtual Tour in HoloBuilder

The prime use cases of HoloBuilder that should be particularly interesting for, e.g. real estate agents and people working in construction, is the creation of virtual tours. In our case, virtual tour means a set of 360° photospheres that are interlinked to a HoloBuilder project. Make it possible to virtually discover a place by “walking”[…]

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How to add 2D and 3D Text to your HoloBuilder Creations

A picture is worth a thousand words, but some messages can’t be delivered by the image alone. Therefore, HoloBuilder offers the possibility to add 2D as well as 3D text to your scenes. Make use of a variety of fonts and settings to customize your textual content and choose between two-dimensional and three-dimensional fonts depending on your project’s design. 2D fonts[…]

How to Change the Color of a 3D Object in HoloBuilder

Color up your world with HoloBuilder in three quick steps. HoloBuilder offers numerous already integrated and ready to use 3D objects you can add to your AR/VR project. To make your Holo, even more, unique, you can change the color of each to the scene added 3D object individually. Change the color of a 3D object with[…]