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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[…]

Which 360 degree camera is best for HoloBuilder.com

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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(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[…]

Image Preprocessing in holobuilder v64

If you don’t go forward, you go backwards: HoloBuilder has evolved to version 64

Since the last developer blog post some time has passed, but that does not mean that nothing happened during that time: We have just been busy making HoloBuilder even better! Today we finally reached version 64, which includes many improvements. Highlight: Image preprocessing with automatic/custom filters directly within HoloBuilder improves image quality! All uploaded 360° photos can be fine-tuned with three individual[…]

holobuilder v. 57 with amazing new image quality due to image slicing

Nothing less than a revolution in image quality: holobuilder v. 57 is here!

Over the last weeks our developers worked really hard, with a strong focus on image quality and processing. They were aiming to provide nothing less than the best image quality thats actually attainable these days, right within holobuilder. As expected they were finally successful and the result is the all new holobuilder v. 57 with stunning image quality for[…]