Create a new Experience

You can create a new Virtual Experience by selecting the Create a new experience button on top of your Space.

Now select one of the templates.

  • 3D rooms (Weekly Meeting, Art Gallery, etc): these templates allow you to organize immersive meetings, events or galleries by customizing the assets in the room and use a main screen to share content. You can also explore 360 medias by adding them in your presentation.

  • 360 Virtual Tour: includes Sample Virtual Tour Assets with 360 images and videos to walk you through how to use interactive hotspots as well as incorporating quizzes and scorecards.

  • 360 Blank Experience: this is an empty project with default settings for 360 experiences only.

Once a template is loaded, you can either launch your experience right away to test how it looks or start to create a unique and powerful presentation.

Edit the Virtual Experience

Click on the settings icon to edit the general information about your Virtual Experience. This information will be visible to everyone who has access to the Team Space:

  • Experience Title: This is the name of the experience that will be shown in the Space you’ve previously created. For example, if your Space is “The natural science of Astronomy”, a presentation title can be “Fly me to the moon”. 

  • Description: This is the description of the experience that will be shown in the Team Space you’ve previously created. It’s also publicly visible to everyone invited to access this experience.

  • Poster Image: This is the visual tied to the title and description in the experience.

  • Display Outline: This shows or hides the outline of the experience in the room. If activated, the outline will be visible to anyone when accessing the experience online on a dedicated panel.

  • Display Control Bar: This shows or hides the navigation bar in the 3D Room, which shows the title of each experience resource and navigation arrows at the bottom of the screen, or on the player control bar for 360° videos.

Add a new scene

On the left of the screen, you will find the Outline of your experience. 

> A Presentation can be composed by one or multiple sections.

> A section can be considered like a chapter of a book, with a title to describe the multiple Scenes under it.

> The Scene is the background on which you will add annotations. A scene can be either:

  • an image: any still image in .jpg or .png format (for 3D templates only)

  • a video: any video in .mp4 format (for 3D templates only)

  • a 360° Image: any spherical image in .jpg equirectangular format

  • a 360° Video: any spherical video in .mp4 equirectangular format

Add new annotations to a scene

In the middle of the screen, you will find the WYSIWYG editor. Here you will be able to add new annotations:

  • Add an image in .png or .jpg format

  • Add a video in .mp4 format. Recommended resolution is up to 1080p

  • Add a Hotspot icon from the collection. More information here

  • Add a 3D object. More information here

  • Add a Text or a Card, a predefined layout composed by a title and text content

  • Add a Quiz to ask questions to your users. More information here

  • Add a Score Card so users can know their score at any time.

Edit annotation Properties 

For each element selected in the WYSIWYG editor, you have a contextual properties panel displayed on the right side of the screen.

  • Source: Available for images, videos, and hotspots. You can click on the thumbnail to change the source of a media, for example, to update or replace it by another image and still keep the other properties you’ve set.

  • Autoplay: For videos check this option if you want your to automatically play the file at the beginning of the sequence without any user action.

  • Style: Allows you to define visual and audio properties of an element. You can change the opacity of all elements, change the font, size, and alignment of text, and also change the color of text and hotspots.

  • Start time: This option lets you choose the moment the selected element will show up in the sequence. You can also choose to enable the ‘custom duration’ option to display the element during a specific moment. 

  • Trigger Action: Triggers an action based on user behaviour:

  1. None: Nothing happens.

  2. Link: Open a new website, Scene or Experience. More info here.

  3. Show/Hide: Show or Hide an element present in the scene. More info here

  4. Sound: Play/Pause an audio file. More info here

Add a continuous ambient sound to a section

You can add an audio file (.mp3) that will play throughout all scenes in one section to enhance the immersive experience. More info here

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