07/05 2022

New functionality on the site

New functionality of virtual tours and spherical panoramas has been added to the site: text information points, polygons, video upload to an information point, and much more.

Roman Grinev

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The new functionality is available on the website. These are text information points, polygons, the ability to upload a video an information point, and much more.

New features:

- Polygons.
- Text information points.
- Ability to upload a video to infromation point.
- Open Street Maps as a panroama in a virtual tour.
- Flat image with all panorama functionality.
- Info points as button at the header or right side fo the panorama in virtual tour.

Polygons / Text Info Points

You can highlight any area in the panorama, set the background color and border color, and set any action available for info points that will be performed when a user click on the polygon such as an open a window, show a video, or open a link. 


The ability to upload a video an information point

You can upload your video to an info point. This video does not display ads as if you would use a YouTube video. 


Open Street Maps as a panroama in a virtual tour

This means that on such a map you can place info points, polygons, and texts info points with links and other available virtual tour features. You can also set up tweens for individual panoramas, for example, from one place on the map to another. 


Flat image as a virtual tour panorama

If you need to add a floor plan, one option is to upload a flat image using the Floor Plan / Image function. Such an image will be loaded as a regular panorama and will be available in the lower panel of the virtual tour. You can also add text, polygons, or other information points to it. 

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Site updates

Soundtrack virtual tour / panorama

One of the possibilities of the TrueVirtualTours service is the ability to add sound accompaniment both for the virtual tour in general and for individual panoramas.

Info point window size

When you click on an information point, you can show a dialog box (four sizes are available), open a link, or show information in full screen.

The ability to hide the logo and control buttons in the panorama

Added the ability to hide the logo and control buttons in the panorama.

How to align the horizon of a spherical panorama?

"What is crooked cannot be made straight" said the wise King Solomon, and yet we will try to make straight the horizon and vertical lines of the "crooked" spherical panorama. Correction of the horizon of the S-shaped horizon of the panorama.

How to set up spherical panorama autorotation?

For each panorama in a virtual tour or for an individual panorama, you can configure autorotation parameters such as rotation speed, acceleration, horizon height and angle of view, and the waiting time before starting autorotation.

Changes to TrueVirtualTours Rates

[Updated on 1/17/2022] We are glad to announce that in connection with the development of the TrueVirtualTours platform and the transfer of panoramas to the AWS S3 cloud storage, it was decided to make a number of changes designed to simplify the work with the site and make it faster and more accessible!

How to create a virtual 3D tour? Step-by-step instruction

The order is as follows: 1) upload to the site spherical panoramas from which you plan to create a virtual tour; 2) from the list of uploaded panoramas add each panorama to the virtual tour (Add to 3D tour link); 3) open the created virtual tour, edit the panorama order, select the main panorama, set transition points (tunnels).



How to increase the balance of coins on TrueVirtualTours

There are several ways to increase the balance of coins in your account. Answer questions about the quality of 360° panoramas. Post links to your virtual tours or post articles.

Create simple virtual 3D tours based on tags

Creating virtual tours is now easier than ever. Just add tags to your panoramas and you can immediately watch virtual tours by combining tags and immediately getting a ready virtual tour. Share virtual tours composed of any set of panoramas, both yours and other users.

Create video presentations from your 360° spherical panoramas

You can easily create presentation videos from your spherical panoramas uploaded to the TrueVirtualTours website. See some examples of how they can look and how to create them.

Free Virtual Tour Software/Hosting

TrueVirtualTours is a free virtual tour software to help you show off properties/locations online. Most virtual tour software is very expensive and that’s why more often than not you are limited to the number of virtual tours you can create and host. With free virtual tour software, you can design an excellent, more engaging, and empowering experience for your customers.

Hotspots or tunnels between panoramas in the 360-degree tour

Try new hotspots or tunnels between panoramas in a virtual 3D tour.

The cost of hosting panoramas and virtual tours

A list of links to information on the cost of placing panoramas and virtual tours.

Rating and Reputation

Reputation and rating as well as the number of stars and coins in your profile determines what actions you can do on the site. For example, upload and post 360 ° panoramas, publish articles, answer questions while earning coins, and much more.

Equipment for shooting 360° panoramas and virtual tours

The question of choosing equipment for shooting spherical panoramas and creating virtual tours is one of the most important for a photographer - a panoramic photographer. On the TrueVirtualTours website, you have access to examples of work performed using one or other equipment and software.