URL-Parameters to control a virtual tour
The power of your tour's URL – use it to specify where exactly to start your tour. Here's a list with all possible parameters that you can add to your tour's URL to determine what exactly should be opened.
Move to Panorama (or Media) with Password
Virtual escape rooms, gamified e-learning or limiting access to sensitive areas: Here's how you password protect the move to certain panoramas.
Floating vs Sticker Hotspots
We've recently developed a new hotspot type and it hasn't been properly announced yet. So here's the official blog post on the new Floating Hotspots and how they're different from Sticker Hotspots.
Managing Big Tours thanks to new Deep Linking Options
We up'ed our Deep Linking Game with a new "Skip Loading" function. Interlink tours without going through a loading screen – for a seamless switch that makes walking between several sub-tours…
Explore, Show, Teach. Together.
A paradigm shift for Real Estate, Schools, Tourism, e-training…
NEW UPDATE (2020.1.0): E-Learning and more
This update opens up a completely new world to all 3DVista users out there.
Here's all the new additions broken down.
WebXR for Oculus Go
There's a new standard coming along called webXR. And we're excited to announce 3DVista's support for webXR in oculus browser.
"Enable Video and Audio?" How to get rid of this window
We get this question so many times that it's worth dedicating it its own entire blog post. "When I open the tour, I see a window asking for permission to enable audio or video. How can I delete that…
Virtual Tours in E-Learning, Training & Quizzing
3DVista now optimized to all things e-learning: Quiz Cards, Scores, Gamification and automatic LMS integration allow you to use 360º virtual tours as canvas for a more immersive, interactive…
3DVista Market Place goes live
Today, we are proudly presenting the latest puzzle piece to our 3DVista community: The Market Place.
Have a browse and start offering and finding skins, graphics, sounds and other supporting elements for your virtual tours.
NEW UPDATE: 2020.0.0 Multi-language and much more…
We've broken down today's change log to let you know all the goodies that have been added (oh yes, multilanguage is among them) and what they're good for. Enjoy!
One of the most-requested features recently - it's here! Check out how you can create a virtual tour that adapts and shows in your audience's language in our new video tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1xR5SF6T14 Trying to create a virtual tour in several...
New Skins & Hotspot icons
A little pre-christmas gift to all of you: Two new skins - one for cars, one for boats and lots of new hotspots by popular request. Enjoy making them yours! You can find the new skins and hotspot icons included for free in your latest version of 3DVista Virtual Tour...
Where did the START tab go? Launching (new) actions when media starts or ends.
Yes, it's gone – but just to make room for even more functions. Here's where you find the old (and new) options now.
An update so big, it deserves a little bit of exposure. All new features explained.
Skin Editor Revolution: #2 Dual Skins
Detect automatically whether your audience comes from desktop or mobile and lead them to the respective, completely optimized virtual tour design.
Start Point Options
The four options to start a new panorama – explained and demonstrated with videos.
Skin Editor Revolution: #1 Tree Mode
The first big improvement in the skin editor in terms of logic and workflow is now out and this is how it works.
How to play your virtual tours offline using PWA (Progressive Web Apps)
Have your tours as offline "apps" on your Computers, Android phones and -what may be most interesting for you all- Oculus Quest! Hosted by 3DVista or on your own server, you can now download your…
NEW: Track and analyse detailed interaction inside your tours to improve their performance and report hard facts.
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 bird's eye view from...
UPDATE 2019.2.1: The biggest one in history
We haven't published our update logs in a while (which does not mean there were no updates, quite the contrary). But this is so big, it deserves a shout out!
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
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…
Live & Adaptive HDR Panoramas with 360º Cameras
This article expains how to create 3DVista-unique panorama types with material shot with 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…
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
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…
New: Linking GSV tours to a Business
It was by far the most requested feature for the new 3DVista GSV workshop - Linking to a Business. We heard you and squeezed it into our development plan 🙂 Now, you really do have a one-stop shop and can upload your virtual tour onto Google Street View tutti...
Upload your tours to Google Street View
Finally available for everyone: We have moved the Google Street View Publisher from our beta version to the official Virtual Tour PRO software. But not only that, we have also implemented the function to link your Street View Virtual Tour with a…
UPDATE 2019.1.1: Google Street View
The Google Street View Publisher has been moved from the beta version to our official Virtual Tour PRO. And as requested by so many of you, it allows you to link your GSV tours to a business form inside the software, as well 😉 These are some of the other new features...
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…