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[…]

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[…]

How to add Sounds to your project

You can add sound files to your HoloBuilder projects to provide some information, voice messages or meeting logs. It is possible to add sounds either as .mp3, .ogg  as well as selected other formats.   1 ‘Action object’ vs ‘Action’ ‘Play Sound’ Action Object The easiest and fasted way to add sound to your project is by using the[…]

How to Customize the Web Player Layout for Sharing your Project

Overview 1 Basic Sharing Settings 2 Advanced Sharing Settings 2.1 Filter project view 2.2 Set a custom start scene 2.3 Custom Sharing Settings 1) Show Navigation Panel 2) Rotate On Load 3) Show Scenes Panel 4) Auto Start Player 5) Switch directly to fullscreen 6) Show Control Panel 2.4 Embedding Projects Support   To share[…]

How to Add Custom 2D Images to your HoloBuilder Project

Additionally, to the basic range of built-in 2D icons, HoloBuilder provides an option to upload and integrate custom 2D images to enhance any 360° scene with close-ups. 1 Supported file types HoloBuilder can handle .jpg/.jpeg or .png file formats to add standard 2D images to your 360° scenes. 2D images can be added either as interactable action[…]

holobuilder supports custom textures on 3D shapes.

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

To create individualized 3D objects, HoloBuilder allows to add custom textures to different pre-defined 3D objects and place them into your HoloBuilder project. 1 Select a shape to add the texture Customized 3D objects can be inserted into any existing or new project. In the panel on the right, select the tab to show the[…]

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[…]

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 which makes it possible to virtually discover a place by[…]

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

Add 2D as well as 3D text to your scenes. Choose from a variety of fonts and settings to customize your textual content and decide between two-dimensional and three-dimensional text display depending on your project’s design. Note: 2D fonts keep constantly oriented towards the viewer whereas 3D fonts can be rotated into any fixed orientation, blending into the[…]

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[…]