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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[…]

How to fix "Your browser does not support WebGL" messages.

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[…]

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[…]

WebGL enabled in HoloBuilder

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[…]

Japanese Text in HoloBuilder v79

Always evolving: HoloBuilder version 79 contains loads of new features

Some time has passed since we shared the last dedicated developer blog post with you. But as you might have seen from our latest tutorials, some amazing new features have been added to HoloBuilder, which improve your user experience a lot. For example with the possibility of adding (custom) sounds to your creations you can[…]

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[…]

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[…]

holobuilder supports custom textures on 3D shapes.

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[…]

Custom textured shapes in holobuilder v67

The next level of individual creativity: custom textures in new holobuilder version 67

Our developers just deployed a new version (namely 67) of holobuilder that provides amazing unique features, setting it even further apart from competition as a one-of-a-kind web tool: You can now add 3D shapes with custom textures to your creations! This means that you can add any picture you like to one of five pre-defined 3D objects and place them right[…]