Little Planet Effect

Little Planet Effect

VT PRO’s last update (2019.2.1) introduced a new perspective and intro effect that was widely requested (yep, it is admittedly a fun little feature). It’s called little planet (or tiny planet or small planet…) and it’ll start your tour from a...
How to play your tours on Samsung Gear VR

How to play your tours on Samsung Gear VR

Making your tours VR compatible is as easy as selecting one of the VR buttons (the goggle icon) from the library and placing it in your virtual tour. The user then has two options to open your tour on a mobile phone (and VR headsets based on mobile phones): They can...
Multiresolution – New Viewer Technology

Multiresolution – New Viewer Technology

We’ve been dying to write this post: For the past 9 months, our team has been working on a complete make-over of our virtual tour viewer technology. We implemented multiresolution, which improves loading times a lot and lets you include much bigger and higher...
Live & Adaptive HDR Panoramas with 360º Cameras

Live & Adaptive HDR Panoramas with 360º Cameras

In a prior post, we explained that the best way to stitch your images taken with a 360º camera is to use their own stitching programs. They usually come for free with the respective camera and consider the exact parameters and values of it. But then how do I create...
Stitching Panoramas from 360º Cameras

Stitching Panoramas from 360º Cameras

With the surge of decent 360º cameras, we get asked a lot how to best stitch the images they take. The answer is: Use the stitching software that these cameras come with. Why? Well, every camera provider develops his own stitching app that works exclusively (and...
Thumbnails on Social Media

Thumbnails on Social Media

We get asked this a lot, so here’s a post on how to share a link to your virtual tour on social media WITH a thumbnail.  Good news for 3DVista Hosting Users For all of those using 3DVista Hosting, you will have noticed that the program automatically assigns a...
Extend your icon library

Extend your icon library

Did you know that you can save our sample icons to your library? All you need to do is download our demo tours, open them in VT PRO and click on the icon you want to save. Click on the little orange settings icon right below and select “Save this icon to your...
Semana Santa in 360º

Semana Santa in 360º

Semana Santa, the Holy Week in Spain is the annual tribute of the Passion for Jesus Christ celebrated by Catholic fraternities (Spanish: cofradías).  During the last week of Lent, the week immediately before Easter, the streets are filled with processions that...
How to get your Gyroscope back on iOS

How to get your Gyroscope back on iOS

You may have noticed that, when opening your virtual tours on an iPhone or iPad, the tours don’t behave as they used to. Before, you could physically turn and rotate the phone to look around. Now, the screen is fix and you need to use your finger to move around....
Virtual Tours on YouTube

Virtual Tours on YouTube

3DVista VT PRO includes a new export format which converts your virtual tour into a 360º video, ready to be uploaded onto “video-only” platforms and thus significantly increasing your reach. We get asked this a lot, and yes, you can upload your virtual...