How to show or hide object groups in HoloBuilder

With HoloBuilder it is possible to group any number of objects in a scene to hide or show these objects collectively. Create a group Navigate to the first tab (‘Organize your Objects‘) in the right-hand side panel. Here you will find an overview of all added 2D and 3D texts or objects. Single click on an[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

How to create an AR project with HoloBuilder

AR – or ‘Augmented Reality’ – provides a new and interesting possibility to add interactive virtual information to your real-life surroundings. Learn how to create your own AR Holo with HoloBuilder in just a few steps. Learn more on this topic: Quick tips Create your marker Upload your marker Add interactivity to your AR Holo Share[…]

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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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[…]

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[…]

The Definitive Guide to holobuilder

The Definitive Guide to HoloBuilder: From zero to 3D-hero in a few simple steps

Even though HoloBuilder is developed with a strong focus on usability and intuitiveness, as an absolute beginner you might feel a little overwhelmed by its large variety of features and functions. This is why we have created an easy to understand beginner tutorial that enables you to create amazing 3D  virtual reality construction projects from scratch,[…]