RELEASE 1.9.5 (09/28/2022)
💫 Improved texts, anywhere
Any text block is now significantly easier and comfortable to read in VR and on any other devices. In addition, you can now create fully customizable text blocks in your 3D environments!
We have improved our integration with Kaltura by making it easier to find your Kaltura media in Wonda (last edited media are shown first).
RELEASE 1.9.4 (07/28/2022)
🎬 New 3D Videos Controls Settings
You can now change the volume, autoplay and/or remove the controls on videos too. And you can also use the loop option (new!) to make the video loop indefinitely.
🔦 Activate the Backlight Effect by Default
You can now activate the backlight effect by default in your experience (or disable the option all together). With this new setting, you can now preview the backlight effect directly in the Editor.
📂 Move one Experience to Any Space
It’s now possible for administrators to move an experience to another Space using the "move" option. (available for Essentials & Campus plan only).
👨🚀 Check your 3D Content Performance at a Glimpse
When you upload a 3D room or a 3D object you will now see a new panel showing if the model fits with our suggested guidelines.
- We improved the security for the Kaltura integration - you can now set different app tokens for the editor and the player
- We now support Draco and ktx2 compression - allow lighter 3D objects
- 3D performances improvements, especially on media gallery
- fallback text for experiences made by a removed user
- fallback if the mic or speaker source is changed during a session (headphone removed for example)
- edit section with right click is now fixed
- "look at" bug when edited multiple times is now fixed
- bugs about teleport in desktop are now fixed
- duplicated links that sometime behave strangely are now fixed
- overlap between continue & restart buttons is now fixed
- user list in admin panel now work on any resolution
RELEASE 1.9.1 (05/05/2022)
🏠 New Virtual Environment: The TeamSpace
Discover The TeamSpace, a new environment designed to offer an aerial and bright atmosphere to energize your Team Weekly's and Project Presentations.
To explore this new location, simply create a new Experience and choose it from our Template Gallery.
🏄 3D Animation Support
Bring life to your experience by adding animations in your scene. For each 3D model with multiple animations you can now choose the one you want to play.
🌟 Hotspots Update
Enjoy a new list of hotspots, available in 2D and 360 scenes and now even in 3D environmetn. Would you like to see another icon in that list? Just leave us a comment!
🎓 LTI Support for Blackboard
We are improving our LTI integration, it was already working with several LMS such as Moodle or Canvas, now we also support Blackboard!
Learn more here.
Misc Improvement & Bug Fixes
Stability improvements in multiplayer experiences
SSO fix and improvement (logout url now available)
In Kaltura tab now display media where you are co-publisher
RELEASE 1.9.0 (29/03/2022)
🌓 Backlight Effect (beta)
You can now dim the lights and illuminate any media in the room at any time using the Backlight Effect. It provides a very effective and natural way to focus the attention of your attendees while bringing a beautiful atmosphere to your 3D environment.
And yes it does work on desktop, mobile and in VR!
🌟 Easy Import any 3D Objects & Environments
Adding 3d models in Wonda is now way easier: you can now import your 3D object in .gltf format (the default export from Sketchfab) and drag & drop them in Wonda. No need to convert to .glb or to generate a thumbnail manually, it’s handled automatically!
🚀 Performance Boost
We made several improvements under the hood, compared to last month the loading time has been drastically reduced and is now 2x faster or more. This improvement is clearly noticeable in multiplayer mode and when lots of assets need to be loaded.
🐵 Blender Support
We have updated our recommended 3D environment import workflow so you do not need to use Spoke anymore. You can now use Blender instead (or any 3D editing software) to set your spawn point, navmesh, and lighting.
Misc Improvement & Bug Fixes
Manipulation of 3D annotation is now much more ergonomic in the Editor
You can now snap when you scale a 2D annotation or on a snap zones
Autoplay on startup screen will only trigger the ambient sound (media with autoplay will wait for you to enter in the room)
Fix of a glitch on transparent background in main display
Fix Spoke generated skybox being hidden in some experiences
Small UI improvements
RELEASE 1.8.5 (02/03/2021)
🧲 Align Media Easily using Snap Zones
In both the 3D room and the 2D scenes you can now align elements precisely with one another one.
🌟 Cards & Score Cards in 3D Environment
You can now add Cards and Score Cards directly in your 3D environment.
👀 Personalized Loading Screen
The default black background of the loading screen has been replaced by the poster image of your experience to make it more personal.
Misc & bugs fixes
The default size of the quiz and cards are now more readable in a 360 scene
You now need to select an element to move it to prevent unwanted edits
Editor loading time should be faster in heavy experiences
Z-fight should be less visible in all 3D rooms
Images with a too high resolution can't be uploaded anymore
Screen share is not distorted anymore if you share a part of your screen only
Some error messages have been fixed
RELEASE 1.8.4 (12/16/2021)
🧲 Snap Zones to Quickly Layout Your Media
When building a virtual gallery, it was previously tricky to align photos and videos vertically. This is now a thing of the past: add one or multiple Snap Zones anywhere in your environment from the Editor and start snapping any media instantly.
🤼 Group Quizzes for Escape Games and More!
When adding a quiz, you can now choose the option to share feedback and score points to the whole team during any Multiplayer sessions. It can be useful for presenters to show the correct answers or to build an escape game where everyone can see the unlocked clues.
🐋 Big Screen
If you are in a large room and plan to host many people at the same time, you can now increase the size of the main display so everyone can enjoy the content! You just have to adjust a slider in the editor.
Misc & bugs fixes
Visitors with "learner" status can now trigger show/hide action (Multiplayer Mode)
To move locked annotation in the Editor you now need to select them first
Small bug fix on report for free input quizzes (Multiplayer Mode)
Audio triggered by a presenter will now play for all participants (Multiplayer Mode)
RELEASE 1.8.2 (11/23/2021)
🕶 Refreshed Logo & Player UI
All the main icons are now cleaner and more consistent with each other.
🎨 Scorecard & Card Custom Colors
You could already edit the quiz design, now you can match the color, font & size for the card & scorecard annotations too.
Misc & bugs fixes
Rotation is now way easier to handle on editor
Fix a bug when you invite & kick a user from a space several times
RELEASE 1.8.1 (11/10/2021)
🎨 Quiz Custom Colors
You can now edit the font, font-size and color of each quiz in 2D and in 3D.
📡 Kaltura Live Support (beta)
This beta feature allows you to livestream video from Kaltura, you can now gather to see live events together.
🔓 Lock Annotations Directly from the Editor
Misc & bugs fixes
Fix LMS SHA-256 option
Fix SCORM 2004 version
Fix Validate button on 2D quiz
You can't select elements through walls in the editor anymore
RELEASE 1.8.0 - Fall update (10/2/2021)
🚀 Any Annotation in your 3D room Becomes Interactive
You can now trigger the following actions from any annotation in the 3D room:
- Link to Webpage / Scene / Experience
- Show/Hide any other annotation
- Play Sound
To edit these interactions, go to the editor to add and select any annotation (image, video, 3D object, Quiz) in the 3D room, change its position and rotation and choose your desired interaction.
✏️ Free Input Quiz
You can now create a free input quiz where users are prompted to input text or numbers to validate an answer. You can also define a custom feedback if the answer is correct or wrong and allow the user to “restart”.
⚙️ Interactive Quiz Options
You can now trigger interactions on any quiz (single answer or free input) based on user’s answer:
- Link to Webpage / Scene / Experience
- Show/Hide any other annotation
- Play Sound
You can also translate or adapt the default button texts (“Restart”, “Continue”, “Validate”).
Misc & Bugs Fixes
Editor screen is now bigger for easier editing
You can invite any user to join a specific Space (admin only)
Fixed a bug when image with transparency was not correctly displayed
Fixed "Seek to Current Time" option
Fixed drag & drop image in 3D view
RELEASE 1.7.8 (08/10/2021)
🌐 360 Photo/video Editing Template
When starting a full 360 project you can now start with a 360 only template, this will hide all the content related to 3D. And if you want to create both 3D and 360 content you can of course use both of them in the regular templates.
🔑 Admin Deletion Right
Hub administrators can now remove Space or Experience, even if they are not the creator of the content.
RELEASE 1.7.7 (7/15/2021)
🏄🏻 Improved Desktop Navigation
On desktop and mobile you can navigate just by clicking on the floor. ←↑→ keys are still available of course.
In editor pages you will notice a new breadcrumb to navigate across Spaces and Settings.
👥 Better User Management
In general settings (admin only) you can search for specific users to change permissions
If you don’t want a user to have access to your space anymore you can also revoke his access.
🔎 3d Scene Preview
Preview your 3D Room annotations directly in the Experience editor. Coming soon: add interaction on spatial annotations!
RELEASE 1.7.6 (7/6/2021)
Scoring Report with LTI
Support for scoring and progression report directly in your LMS. This is compatible with the current LTI 1.1 integration.
New templates are now available Art Gallery and Mars Base.
Improved display for templates selection.
Chat History in VR
Chat history is now visible for VR users too: if a participant shares a link to a website you can now open it like any desktop or mobile users.
Direct XP to XP transition
When in Multiplayer mode, transitions between two experiences don't require to select an avatar anymore if you already picked one in the first scene.
Multiplayer Safari support (experimental)
Safari on Desktop is now working for multi experience too. Note that due to some limitations we still recommend Chrome or Firefox for an optimal experience.
RELEASE 1.7.4 & 1.7.5 (5/19/2021)
Some changes under the hood: we updated our 3D engine which should lead to performance and stability improvements.
RELEASE 1.7.3 (5/3/2021)
New default poster for a better first experience
New render for media with slightly rounder border and some thickness
Avatar's nametag is now cleaner, speaking animation is also more natural
when an element is locked, you can't remove it anymore, avoiding unwanted removals
On desktop you can now look around even if you start to drag on a locked element
Fix a SCORM export issue
Fix an issue on sleep mode with VR headsets
RELEASE 1.7.2 (4/19/2021)
You can now login to your Organization's Hub using your company SSO (more information about SSO here)
You can login directly on the Experience's Main Poster
Some edge cases on transition between scenes are now fixed
RELEASE 1.7.1 (4/1/2021)
Improved Avatars (powered by ReadyPlayer.me)
More natural head and neck movements relative to avatar shoulders
Avatars now have hands matching the selected skin color of your avatar
New default avatars available
New avatar preview screen with interactive facial expressions
Improved navigation flow across different Experiences in multiplayer sessions. More info.
In the editor you can now create a link directly to another experience
As a learner or guest, I’m notified if the presenter jump to another scene and I can follow him
Microsoft Edge Support
The new Edge browser is now supported by Spaces
Fixed a bug on the Quiz when redirection link is set to same scene
RELEASE 1.7 (3/24/2021)
New Chat Feature
A Chat is now available for all users in Multiplayer Experiences.
Everyone can share a message on the spot on desktop and mobile
It’s persistent meaning messages can be retrieved throughout all sessions in the same Experience
Coming Soon: Pin any text or link in the Room as a spatial annotation, write and get an historic of all messages in VR
Bug Fixes & Misc
Faster launch of Experience embedded in an LMS via LTI by bypassing the first poster screen
Custom Look At is now valid on all scenes, including when the Experience starts with a 360 Scene
Fixed a bug when the FOV was different in the Editor and the player, resulting in annotations with inaccurate position
Fixed a bug when scene ambient sound could continue playback on other scenes
RELEASE 1.6.8 (3/10/2021)
Participants of a Multiplayer session who are AFK are no more visible in 360 scenes
Fixed an issue when avatars were not updated when coming back on Poster
Fixed an issue when toasters were displayed multiple times
Fixed an issue when participant’s heads were displayed in the floor
RELEASE 1.6.7 (3/2/2021)
The Media Gallery is displayed closer to the user in a 3D Room on desktop
You can now choose if a link to an external website is opened in the current tab or in a new browser tab.
Superimposed Annotations are now correctly displayed (no more visual conflict)
Ambient sound on section is now correctly playback and stop when switching to a new section
Text in the Outline is now correctly displayed in VR
Meeting with 10+ participants was causing some UI issues in the users’s connected panel
RELEASE 1.6.6 (2/22/2021)
Jump to another experience and external website in multiplayer session
In a Multiplayer session, Presenters and Learners can open a link to another experience or to an external website independently from other participants
New target link is opened in the same tab as the current session on all devices
When users trigger a link, they are invited to confirm if they want to leave or stay the current session
Better look and feel for transitions
Transition between all scenes (including the switch from 360 to 3D Environnement) is smoother and quicker
Added new information about loading on the Experience Splashscreen
Removed spinner on black transition between scenes
User Interface Misc Improvements
Sharing Options and New Space creation UI refinement
Added a new loader for all Analytics pages
Username is now correctly retrieved via LTI connexion
Users are now listed in the user list of a multiplayer session only after they pass the Poster step.
Video synchronization’s bug in multiplayer session is now fixed
Spaces are now correctly ordered by last modifications
Laser pointer in VR is longer to improve the precision when interacting with annotations
Fixed an issue when users had not the same FOV when coming back to the 3D environment from a 360 scene
RELEASE 1.6.5 (2/1/2021)
New short-link available in the Sharing Options
Share the new short-link on Slack or Teams to display a summary of the Experience and its code to quickly launch in VR
Fixed an issue when ambient sound was not played on some devices
Fixed a performance issue when deleting a Spatial Annotation from the Media Gallery
Fixed an issue with intercom messenger that could prevent the platform to load correctly
RELEASE 1.6.4 (1/18/2021)
New VR Access
We added a new code for each Experience so you can access it on multiple devices in one click. More info.
Quicker Hub Access
We understood that inviting people by batch was requiring too much time, so we added a new Invitation URL so anyone can join your Hub without admins intervention.
This invitation link can be shared anywhere and allow anyone to create an account to join your Hub. More info.
Added an error message on the splashscreen when the Experience can’t be loaded
Fixed an issue when it was not possible to interact with annotations on mobile
Default avatar Poster improvement in VR headsets
Analytics Dashboard wording improvements
RELEASE 1.6.3 (12/15/2020)
Editor & Player Improvements
In a Multiplayer session, you can now access all media of the Space where the Experience is located, including media uploaded by others.
Template picker fine tuning
Avatar 3D texture optimisation
New UI when selecting a spatial annotation
New Admin Settings
We added the number of user seat available by paying plan in the Hub Admin settings
All logged-in users or anonymous viewing an Experience are now seen as visitors in the Hub Analytics Dashboard
RELEASE 1.6.2 (12/7/2020)
Editor & Player Improvements
Added a higher encoding profile (3360p) for uploaded 360 images
New tooltips on UI in the player including “go back to editor” UI for First User Experience
Fix a bug when quizzes were not displayed correctly
Fix a bug when ambient sounds were generating an echo in multiplayer sessions
Fix a bug with unwanted avatar rotation when switching between 2D Scenes
Fix bad colours rendering on Oculus Quest 2 UI
RELEASE 1.6.1 (11/25/2020)
Editor & Player UI Improvements
New Space view for a quicker access to your Experiences
New Sharing Settings
Better special characters support
When duplicating a scene of your Presentation in the Editor, the new scene is added right after the original scene instead of being the last Scene in the Section
Hands are no more visible in Oculus Browser after 2 seconds of inactivity
Fixed a z-index conflict on the main display that was resulting in visual glitches
Fixed a bug when spatial annotations were selectable from 360 Scenes
Fixed a bug when the first move in a 3D Room was a “jump”
Fixed a bug when the same video was used for both 2D Scene and 2D annotations
Fixed a bug when users were not able to mute or unmute when coming back from an unstable multiplayer session
Edge Support (beta)
You can try Microsoft Edge browser (beta) for editing and exploring your Experiences by adding &ignore_device=true at the end of the URL (for example: https://spaces.wondavr.com/embed/?course=f72da6f0-25b3-11eb-af39-f983de54a563&ignore_device=true)
RELEASE 1.6 (11/4/2020)
New Templates Picker
Creating a new Experience has never been easier using our two new templates for meetings or virtual tours.
New Single / Multiplayer mode
Each experience can be launched in either Single Player mode (i.e., a self-guided virtual tour, branching scenario, etc.,) or in Multiplayer mode (i.e., a remote synchronous meeting with others.)
Toggle the desired mode from the editor and your Experience link will be instantly updated
New 2D and 360 image encoding
Upload any image without being worried about its size or resolution, we will handle it for you.
We will ensure that the best resolution of your images will be used depending on the device
Miscellaneous Editor & player UI Improvements
New Hand cursor UI in the player
Quick access to help center from within the platform
Add “all my media” tab by default in the editor
Hide Chat module in the editor
UI tweaks for better viewing on 13’ laptop
Fixed a bug where the user avatar icon was broken in the platform
Fixed a bug where the Presentation screen was pixelated in the editor
Fixed a problem where scrolling down was blocked in the platform
RELEASE 1.5.9 (10/28/2020)
Miscellaneous Player UI Improvements
Splash screen: improved the UX of the loading screen
Co-viewing Poster: removed transparency on avatar preview and refined wording for users who already set up an avatar
Pen mode is now only available for Presenters and a new notification was added to let them know how to quit the pen mode (by pressing ‘esc’ on desktop keyboard)
Player UI: the presentation scene’s name is no longer displayed unless Arrow Navigation is activated in the Experience Settings
Number of participants in a co-viewing session is directly visible without having to deploy the connected users panel
Experience title is displayed closer to the main presenter screen
The current Presentation’s scene is now highlighted in the Presentation outline
The avatars of both Desktop and VR users now have the same height in an Experience, even if a VR user is sitting down
New microphone position on desktop
Fixed a bug where custom name of anonymous participants were not displayed in the user panel or in the new joiner notification
Fixed an issue with wrong thumbnail ratio in media library
RELEASE 1.5.8 (10/21/2020)
Quicker access to Co-Viewing sessions by activating microphone on the first poster screen
Highlight edit button to customise avatar for new users
Notify users when a bad internet connection is identified and sessions might not worked as expected
Better management of deleted media
You can now delete photos, videos and 3D objects directly in the media gallery when opening it in the 3D Room
We added a new “broken link” icon which is shown instead of any deleted media used in your experiences
Fixed video streaming issues on iPhone (1.3.7+ versions)
Fixed a bug when users were spawned into the floor when an Oculus Quest is connected via Oculus Link
Made the reticle change color when hovering annotations in 3D Room
Video annotations in the 3D Room are paused when switching to 360 content
Fixed a bug when logged users were asked to login again to access the Editor
Fixed a bug when users joining a Co-Viewing session in VR were not able to see the screen shared by another user
RELEASE 1.5.7 (9/29/2020)
Co-Viewing & Room Customization Improvements
Updated UI to make screen-sharing more convenient
New toaster message for newly joined participants so they know how to move in the 3D Room
New UI in the editor to show how to customize the 3D Room in the player
Fixed an issue with annotations that were falling down after scaling them up or down
Fixed an issue where pointers were not displayed when hovering dynamic annotations
Fixed possible conflicts when participants were sharing their screens
Fixed an issue where the “Presentation is displayed here” message was also displayed on top of experience scenes in the editor
Fixed an issue where dynamic annotations were interactive in solo sessions
RELEASE 1.5.6 (9/24/2020)
Fixed an issue when analytics were not available in the internal dashboard
Fixed an issue with annotations rendering in 360 scenes
Fixed an issue when experiences loading were stuck at 40% on macOS Big Sur
Fixed an issue when the scenes can't be loaded if annotations located inside were deleted
RELEASE 1.5.5 (9/16/2020)
Important performances improvements
All annotations (photos, videos and 3D models) added in a 3D Room are now pre-loaded before entering the Experience
Textures on annotations are optimised depending on devices so the experience runs much better in VR (less FPS drops)
Fix Audio echo
There are no more audio echo in co-viewing sessions when playing back video annotations or 360 video content
More stable co-viewing session
We’re now using a new premium service to manage networking in co-viewing sessions. As a result, they’re more stable. It is available for all trial and paid plans.
3D Room Rendering
Import room with lightmap for a better rendering.
RELEASE 1.5.4 (8/31/2020)
New Streaming encoding
We developed a new adaptive streaming solution for faster and better video streams on all devices
New performances improvements
Improved the performances when multiple video annotations are in a 3D room
Improved performance on solo experiences with 3D annotations
Anonymous can generate their own avatars
Bugfix: Fix a bug when scene names were displayed out of the outline in VR
RELEASE 1.5.2 (8/19/2020)
Updated the speed in VR so users can move more slowly and avoid potential motion sickness
Added a new parameter URL option to identify and check fps and other useful performance values as well as the possibility to delete corrupted or deleted annotations in the 3D Room. Add "&debug=true" at the end of your project URL to try it out.
Simplified login access with SSO
Reduced default FOV on desktop to avoid "wide-angle" effect
Increased streaming buffer size from 4s to 10s
Fixed a bug when user's orientation was not always good with Firefox Reality web browser
Fixed a bug when the outline links to scenes were not active in VR
Fixed a bug when 360 images may not be displayed sharply
RELEASE 184.108.40.206 (7/23/2020)
Fix an issue when teleport on desktop was only possible in one direction
Fix an issue with video annotation controls that were displayed when clicking on play / pause or on the video timeline
RELEASE 1.5 (7/16/2020)
New collaborative feature for co-viewing session
All participants can now select a pen and draw on any objects, whiteboard or walls.
All logged-in users can add dynamic annotations (3D objects, videos or images) on the fly from their media gallery into the 3D Room
Each dynamic annotation is persistent by default and can be located anywhere in the 3D Room. Logged-in users can lock and delete them.
Fix a voice echo issue when using Google Chrome on a desktop without headphones (coming next: cancel echo for video and sound playback as well)
RELEASE 1.4.12 (7/8/2020)
Added the possibility to play a continuous audio throughout a Section in your experience to enhance the user’s immersion. More info
Custom name chosen by participants on the Co-viewing poster is displayed next to their official account names in the internal analytics dashboard
Removed the new joiner music jingle
Lower the audio volume of dynamic annotation in the 3D Room
Fix a bug when hidden quiz in the editor was still visible
RELEASE 1.4.11 (6/29/2020)
New UI in the player on desktop
Fix a bug when corrupted ambient sound was preventing to launch an experience
Fix a bug with Oculus Go touchpad that was not recognised
RELEASE 1.4.10 (6/19/2020)
You can now preview and change the 3D Room directly in the Experience’s Editor
3D Room import
When importing a new 3D room (.glb), you can now add a .png or .jpg as thumbnail - no need to name it “thumbnail.jpg” anymore!
Fix a bug when participants deleted from the Hub settings were still displayed in the Space list
RELEASE 1.4.9 (6/17/2020)
VR App Build (for Go, Quest, Pico G2 and Neo 2): Fixed a bug when experience could stuck in a grey screen at launch
Analytics: Fixed a bug when “null users” were displayed instead of the name of the participants
RELEASE 1.4.8 (5/28/2020)
Better annotations display
Images are now displayed in a 3D environment with reduced aliasing effect
We added a new option to jump back directly into the Experience Editor from the player.
Fixed a bug when annotation's properties were not saved correctly
RELEASE 1.4.7 (5/13/2020)
You can launch again VR Experiences in Oculus Browser 9+ version
Compatible with Oculus Quest and Go
RELEASE 1.4.6-sf (5/7/2020)
General bug fixes
Fix a bug when links on annotations were deactivated in 360 scenes
Fix a bug when annotations became bigger at each rollover
RELEASE 1.4.6 (4/1/2020)
Screen Sharing in Multi-Users sessions
You can now share your screen with all participants using Google Chrome or Firefox web browser
Screen Sharing is no longer overlayed on a 2D Scene for a better visibility
Added the ‘Metropolis’ Font in the editor
Made the experience name bolder in the player
General bug fixes
Fixed a bug when co-viewing sessions were not correctly synchronised if microphones were muted
Fixed a bug when 2D scenes were considered as 360° in the editor
RELEASE 1.4.5 (3/24/2020)
Microsoft SSO support
You can now use your Microsoft login credentials to create an account on Wonda
Participants’ names turn bold in the connected user panel when they’re talking
You can now use the joystick to easily rotate in a 360° media (without having to rotate your head IRL)
General bug fixes
Fixed a bug where LTI connexion was not working with a specific LMS
Fixed the Spaces ordering in ‘Latest’ category of the Hub home page
Fixed SSO Settings minor style
RELEASE 1.4.4 (3/18/2020)
New animations for speech interactions to identify speakers: avatars’ heads scale up and names are highlighted in the user panel when someone is talking.
New visual and sound UI to know who has just joined and who has just left a room.
General bug fixes
Fixed a bug where the player was returning an encoding error when trying to playback 8K format
RELEASE 1.4.3 (3/4/2020)
Added a new encoding profile of 1920p resolution (4K) with a bitrate of 18Mbs
Added a new encoding profile of 1440p resolution (3K) with a bitrate of 8Mbs
Deleted the lower encoding profile (1080p with a bitrate of 2Mbs)
UI & UX Improvements
New UI and optimised performances when switching between two 360° media to get a shorter black transition
Visual feedback to know which scenes have been visited by decreasing opacity on annotation with links already selected by users
New UI to enter in VR in a quicker and a more efficient way
New UI to enter fullscreen on desktop, mobile & tablet
Deactivated physics in the 3D Room when there is no interactive object
You can now search media by ID
Youtube videos are no longer shown in the Kaltura gallery in the platform
General bug fixes
Fixed a bug when the experience was stuck at 60% on the splashscreen if incorrect values were filled in the LMS settings
Fixed a style bug when logging in with SSO
Fixed a bug when the splash screen was displaying a black screen if the experience was set to private
RELEASE 1.4.2 (2/7/2020)
Quicker switch to the best quality by with a smaller buffer
Target the highest quality for 360 scene videos in VR players and in preview
Target average quality for 2D videos scenes and annotation
Performance Improvements for low and medium headsets like Oculus GO or Pico G2
Deactivated physically based shader (material) and used mobile optimised shader
Set low precision shader
Set a Foveation level 3
Deactivated avatar Networking (as a consequence, users can’t see each other manipulate a 3D object in a 3D Room when using an Oculus GO)
IBM Live video
The loader UI was not displayed when an IBM Live video was actually loaded
Warning Message UI was not displayed when an IBM Live video was not loaded correctly
General bug fixes
Fix a bug when a link to an external website is set in an experience, the VR browser was crashing
Fix a bug when a quiz was hidden, users were able to click on it
Fix a bug when the controller was invisible on Oculus GO with Oculus Browser 8.0.3
In a Co-Viewing session, If the first scene of the experience was a video, video sync events were not received correctly
Accentuated characters were not displayed in the outline
On Pico headset, in the Wonda app, sometimes the controller stopped working when coming back after sleep mode
RELEASE 1.4.1 (12/11/2019). More info.
New Hub view to access easily to your own content and your teammates content
Latest: Have a quick look on the 5 more recent Spaces of your Hub.
My Spaces: See only Spaces you’re participating to.
All: See all Spaces that belong to your Hub and quickly request access to the Space you're interested in.
IBM Live video
Added iOS support
RELEASE 1.3.3 (11/20/2019)
Better display of the Control Panel
Better audio behaviour when coming back from sleep mode in VR headset
New outline UI and better speed to navigate between sections and scenes
Better username management
3D Rooms lighting have been improved for optimal performances
RELEASE 1.3.2 (11/05/2019)
Smoother avatar head rotation and position
Participant’s pointers are located more accurately
Experiences are now ordered by creation date
Editor: Fixed an issue when multiple scenes were selected at the same time in the outline
Editor: Fixed an issue when hotspot annotations were not correctly copied from a 360 scene to a 2D Scene
Editor: Fixed an issue when annotations were not correctly removed in preview mode
Media Library: Fixed an issue when a lot of media files were available, it was not possible to scroll down anymore
RELEASE 1.3 (10/23/2019)
Co-Viewing Session Improvements
New co-viewing poster with options to edit user name, choose from 6 avatars in a visual carousel and see how many people have joined the co-viewing session
Users can now have multiple sessions at the same time
Access to the microphone is stored so you don’t have to grant access every time you enter into a co-viewing session
New control panel UI designed for better VR and Desktop experience
New options to mute and unmute your own mic or other participants
Custom Room Improvements
You can now upload rooms with 3D objects imported from Spoke in .glb format
New Room medialibrary UI
Better Kaltura integration with options to choose the email prefix as the user ID
Display the experience metadatas (name, description and poster) when you share the public experience link on third party platform like Slack
Editor: Fix an issue when video scene source was not correctly updated from the property panel
Editor: Fix broken links to the help center
RELEASE 1.2.2 (9/27/2019)
Player: Fixed a bug that prevented fade-in on annotations
Player: Fixed a bug that distorted straight lines in 360 photos and videos
Editor: Fixed a bug that did not display the correct duration of video annotations (always 00:00:00)
Editor: Fixed a bug that did not apply opacity on hotspots.
Editor: Fixed a bug that did not save correctly sections and scenes order.
Editor: In the medialibrary, the media are sorted from the most recent to the oldest
Editor: Move a scene from a section to another
SSO Player: A few improvement on SAML & LTI integration
RELEASE 1.2 (8/28/2019)
New Analytics dashboard. More info
Built-in analytics Dashboard for your Hub, Spaces and Experiences
New Traffic charts for a specific period, top browsers, top OS, link source and quiz answers
New session tracking
New users tracking (tracked + anonymous)
LMS integration improvement. More info
Export for LRS using xAPI connector
LTI settings are now available for Hub admin only
Increase video default quality streamed by the player
I can seek to current time when I change scene (for multicam experiences for example)
I can delete a room from the "My Rooms" window
2D annotation videos were not displayed in Firefox
Controllers were not visible in the latest version of Firefox Reality (Vive Focus)
Open Imlab Hub may resulted in an empty Space list
Fix a display issue with image overlap
Fix an issue when "activate sound" message is displayed on top of 2D video and prevent navigation in the 360 scene
Image annotations and texts were not shown in the player
Fix a display issue with transparent PNG image overlap
Invitation notification displayed an "expired invitation" text when joining a new Space
RELEASE NOTE 7/16/2019
We have greatly improved our integration with Kaltura platform to simplify configuration by hub administrators and use by Wonda participants
The integration with your Kaltura account is now configured at the Hub level by the administrator with an App Token
All hub users, therefore, benefit from this integration without any configuration and access their Kaltura media in their Wonda media library
Hub users can now upload content (photos and videos - 2D and 360+ sounds) directly from their Wonda VR media library to their Kaltura account
The videos uploaded to Kaltura from Wonda are transcoded by Kaltura and streamed in the Wonda VR player from Kaltura's servers
Fixed a bug that did not maintain the aspect ratio of videos and images imported from Kaltura
Fixed a bug that did not copy automatic transitions in duplicate experiences.
RELEASE NOTE 7/8/2019
IBM VIDEO CLOUD INTEGRATION
Wonda now lets you connect to our IBM Video Cloud account to integrate your live and replay videos into your VR interactive experiences
The integration with your IBM Video Cloud account is configured at the Hub level by the administrator
All Hub users, therefore, benefit from this integration without any configuration and find their IBM Videos (360° & 3D live & replay) in their Wonda media library
Improved splash screen design when loading the player
Added option to play an ambient sound once (not in a loop)
Fixed a bug in the display of controllers in Firefox Reality on Vive Focus
Fixed a bug preventing 2D video playback (annotation) in Firefox
RELEASE NOTE 5/20/2019
QUIZ & SCORING OPTIONS
Create Scored Experience
Enable scoring in experience settings
Set Passing Score & Custom notification message when passing score is reached
Set score on any given user interactions
Display user Scorecard as an annotation in any given scene, at any moment
Improved quiz features
Add quiz as an annotation in any given scene
Add different score to each response
Add feedback message
Added completion scene
Define a scene as completion scene for the experience
Add custom notification message when passing scene is reached
PRODUCTIVITY & EXPERIENCE EDITION
Added Copy/paste to annotations from scene to scene
Improved & bug fixed “Look At” feature
Added option to hide "Control Bar" in the player
Added option to leave a Workspace
RELEASE NOTE 3/11/2019
I can set an experience as “Opened” to make it available for both logged Spaces users and non users.
I can set an experience as private to make it only available for participants of the WorkSpace.
And I can whitelist all the domains I want to embed the project on.
I can edit a label for each annotation in the annotations properties.
I can hide each annotation.
I can trigger any annotation from other annotations.
When I create a Link Annotation, auto select "scene" in the drop down list (and not "web page").
RELEASE NOTE 2/19/2019
UI redesign for Workspaces and authoring tool
Display a html poster before loading and launching the player
Experiences are directly embedded in the Workspace
Update of wording (Workspace, Experience, Scene)
On iOS I can trigger/ activate sound by clicking on a "sound" button
Configured a CDN for faster loading of media & app
I can edit the duration for 2D & 360 image resources
I can edit display timing for each annotation
I can edit an automatic transition for 360 & 2D photos and videos resources
In a live session, all users can be presenter (Caution: You cannot access the same live session more than once with the same account)
In VR, cards were not good, textures were blended in VR
Optimised transition between 360 and 2D content
RELEASE NOTE 2/1/2019
Room: New design of the control bar
Room: Outline and connected users information are now displayed as slider menu on web and mobile view
Mobile (iOS + Android): improved annotations selection in the room
iOS: Enabled video playback (with autoplay)
UI : Added a loader for videos in the room + editor
Video Quality: Added a 4K video format
Performance: Improved room loading
YouTube: Added 2D and 360° videos import (resources + annotations)
Room settings: Added an option to enable/disable poster display (when it’s disabled, the 1st resource is displayed)
Room (Android): VR button was missing
LMS: When enabling/disabling LTI, the change was not take effect for LMS export modal until the page was refreshed
Video Transcoding: .mp4 filter to transcode video (.mp4 only so MP4, m4v not allowed)
Editor: Crackled ambient sound on Chrome
Fixed bugs in the LearnSpace edition form.
Fixed bugs in the Medialibrary style on firefox.
Fixed a bug which prevent to access to a room after registration or login
Fixed a bug which prevent to use interactions in preview mode in the editor
RELEASE NOTE 1/10/2019
UI Room: Improve preloading & display of the 360 image background when entering into the room
Medialibrary UI: Filters enhancement with tab view + “Media from LearnSpace” filter
Medialibrary: I can upload multiple media at the same time
3D rooms: Add light to 360° photo rooms for avatars
Collaboration, Sharing, Viewing & Social
LMS Integration with LTI + Scorm Export
Creation & Customisation
Room Management: I can now upload my own 3D room
Editor: Z-index enhancement
Encode videos without manifest
Room: Transition sphere is no longer visible in transition to 360 when the user has moved
Room: The Look At was not considered in the Room
Room: Click & drag navigation has an opposite effect/ direction in the Room.
Oculus Rift: It was not possible to control content with Oculus Rift touch
Editor: Fixed an error when after updating media, then switching scene and going back to the updated scene the old media is still present
RELEASE NOTES 12/20/2018
Optimise web app loading
UI improvement : Scroll in the presentation outline
Show progression when I upload a media
Collaboration, Sharing, Viewing & Social
I can share my screen during a live session (only available for Firefox)
Live sessions :
Huge optimisation of live session
Make a live session possible with 5 users
Fixed a bug which sometime prevented to see other users
Fixed a bug which sometime spawned users at the same spot
Participant name is automatically retrieved from the users database
Display list of participants in the room (right panel)
Play a sound to warn that a participant has just joined the room
I can move in the Oculus Go (only for 3D rooms)
I can embed a presentation in a web page
Creation & Customisation
I can set a 360 photos as room background
Bug when a user is connected more than 1 hour without navigating in the editor
Bug when I duplicate a scene with actions inside: actions are not copied
RELEASE NOTES 12/5/2018
Editor: UI improvements
Room: Add scroll to outline
Room: Improvement on text display (section and resource titles)
Room: Video control bar improvement
Collaboration, Sharing, Viewing & Social Collaboration
I can add multiple users (email) at the same time
Collaboration, Sharing, Viewing & Social Notifications
As a LS participant, I will receive email notifications when there is activity on Learnspace I participate in / own:
Email sent to LS Owner when Learnspace information is modified by a participant other than the LS Owner (title, desc, poster, status).
Email sent to LS Owner + LS Participant when a new presentation is created by a participant.
Email sent to LS Owner when a presentation is deleted by another participant.
Email sent to LS Owner + Participant having sent an invitation, when a new participant has accepted the invitation (a new participant has joined LS).
I can delete media
Force ratio when I resize an annotation
Manage z-index between annotations for 2D content (Bring to front - Bring forward - Send Backwards - Send to back)
Huge enhancement on cards > You can now create a card as an annotation (+ edit size & position), and you can trigger cards (if hidden) from another annotation.
I can edit & delete my account
I can reset my password
Microsoft Edge - Cannot load the page. User is blocked on the loader > Now we display a message to use Chrome or FF
Room - Cannot navigate back to a section poster which is not displayed
On a 2D resource (in the room), having a background colour on a text annotation does not work. It is not visible
Classroom (Multi) - When 2 users join a room without presenter, they are spawned on the same spot
Quiz edition - clicking the checkboxes in the interactive panel change the opacity of the background image
Bug: When adding a new section, then adding a new resource, sometimes more than 1 new resource appears
If I change the title/ description/ look at/ volume of a resource, and select to go to another resource, the change isn't saved unless I select something else first.
When I want to change the source of an hotspot, the window is opened twice
Asset Manager - Thumbnails are not created on firefox
Look At: when I come back to a scene and click on current view, it goes from x to -x then 0