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November Tech Tip: Recording & Embedding Avatars In VR Presentations with Vizible

At WorldViz, we make tools that help a wide variety of professionals create immersive VR experiences that can be experienced collaboratively. Our VR collaboration solution Vizible (try it here), has a unique feature that we want to highlight in this [...]
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October Tech Tip: Bringing Spherical Videos Into Vizible VR Presentations

WorldViz is creating a next-generation VR creation and collaboration solution, Vizible. If you’d like to apply for the beta and try it today, you can sign up here. When designing 3D/VR environments, we think you should be able to bring a wide arra [...]
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September Tech Tip: Skydomes and the Background Map Export Setting

Ever wondered how to achieve that perfect view out of your virtual windows? Read this article in our knowledge base to learn more about Skydomes, where to find them/how to create them and how the OSG exporter can help you to get the best out of your [...]
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August Tech Tip: SketchUp to Vizard workflow

SketchUp is a great tool for quickly creating and modifying existing 3D content for Vizard and WorldViz's new remote collaboration platform, Vizible. With its extensive libraries of VR commands, Vizard makes it possible to transform a SketchUp mo [...]
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February Tech Tip: Vizconnect Viewpoint Collision

Vizconnect's viewpoint collision is used to stop the user's avatar and viewpoint from moving through other objects in the scene. It is designed to create a seamless collision effect when combining trackers, transports, custom navigation nodes, and an [...]
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December Tech Tip: Alpha-to-Coverage

When rendering with alpha the final image is a blending of two or more objects. Depending on the combination of alpha objects and their placement, issues can arise with the final blended image. [...] [...]
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August Tech Tip: Point Cloud Formats

Vizard supports point clouds models with .3dc, .asc, and .ply file extensions and the DotProduct3D scanner cloud format (.dp). If you have a text file with a different extension and the data is in XYZ format, rename the extension to .3dc and then lo [...]
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July Tech Tip: Sound Mixer

  Use the Vizard sound mixer library to apply volume, pitch, and filter effects to global (non-spatialized) sounds. The mixer supports playing single and multi channel WAV files. The following code adds a sound mixer and plays a sound. Run [...]
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June Tech Tip: Using the Demo Launcher

The WorldViz demo launcher is a tool for downloading and running Vizard demo applications. It is designed to run on any virtual reality hardware. The demo launcher opens up two windows: Vizard graphics window: This is the window that renders [...]
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May Tech Tip: Vizhtml and Web Browser Communication

Real time bidirectional communication between Vizard and a web browser is supported through vizhtml and WebSockets. This feature can be used to turn a web page into a control panel that interacts with a Vizard script. Any device that runs a major web [...]
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