Instant Snapshots & Highlight Panel Sorting

Instant Snapshots & Highlight Panel Sorting

Instant Snapshots

MPEmbed now has a snapshot button that can be enabled in MPEmbed Premium. When clicked, you will be able to select output format including multiple resolutions at 4:3 and 16:9. 4096 x 2048 Equirectagular spheres can also be exported using the snapshot button.

Filters are not applied to the snapshots. The blue circle cursor that appears while you are navigating the space will, unfortunately, appear in your snapshot too. As this functionality is a direct application of the Matterport SDK, I am imagining that this will be resolved soon when the next feature roll-out comes to Workshop 3 (Snapshots, Measurements, 3D Paths).

Take Snapshots and Export Panoramas with MPEmbed!

MPEmbed can now export snapshots in 4:3 and 16:9 and various resolutions! Are you one of 'those' MSPs who use snapshots for your MLS pictures and want 4:3? You're covered!You can also quickly export panoramas to post to Facebook. You're limited to 4096 x 2048 (sorry about that).Just enable the snapshots button under 'Main Features'. You can even let visitors to your MPEmbed Space take snapshots too! How cool is that?

Posted by MPEmbed – Overlay for Matterport Showcase on Saturday, January 26, 2019

Highlight Panel Sorting & Disabling

You can now sort the content in the highlight panel as well as disable individual highlights. Sorting includes space thumbnails and joined highlight reels. This feature provides some customization that may prove handy if you are using both a highlight reel and the highlight panel for different purposes.

Sort and Hide Thumbnails in the Highlight Panel

You can now sort the thumbnails in the highlight panel as well as hide them from appearing.This opens up some rather creative applications of the highlights panel.You could have both a highlight reel and a highlights panel and only show a few highlights in the panel — in any order that you want.You can combine with 'Spaces' and choose where you would like thumbnails that link to other spaces to go as well.You can also combine with 'Space Reels', where you combine multiple highlight reels from multiple spaces and pick which highlights to use too.This is one of those features that you really won't know what to do with until you need to use it 🙂

Posted by MPEmbed – Overlay for Matterport Showcase on Saturday, January 26, 2019

Mattertag Transition Selection

You can now pick if you would like to ‘Fly’ between Mattertags, ‘Cross Fade’ or ‘Instantly Transition’ when using the Mattertag Panel and mini map to navigate. Thanks, Showcase SDK 3.0.6!

Hide Mattertags in Dollhouse, Floorplan or Walkthrough Mode

This ‘experimental’ feature is now available to use for all spaces. Previously, hiding / redisplaying Mattertags would cause embedded multimedia content to be stripped from the tags. As of Showcase 3.0.6, this has been resolved and the feature has been moved into the ‘Tags Panel’ box. It’s a great tool if you have a ‘scavenger hunt’ style tour and don’t want people to see the locations of your tags while in 3D mode! It can also make your space much cleaner if you have a massive number of mattertags!

3D Measurements Button

Speaking of measurements — there’s a bug with 3D Measurements related to the Showcase platform. After displaying 3D Measurements and then moving, they will disappear and cannot be displayed again until restarting the tour.

The bug is likely due to a change in the data format between Workshop 2 and Workshop 3 and may be the reason that the public Workshop 3 roll-out did not include the Measurements feature.

On a positive note, 3D Measurements on the mini-map (that display as 2D) are now working correctly on multi-floor spaces and will appear and disappear as you swap floors. The code that handles the minimap shifting between floors has been rewritten to properly identify which floor things belong on. The SDK identifies the floors that panoramas and labels belong to, but not Mattertags or measurements.

If you would like to view a Space that has Workshop 3 measurements with MPEmbed and the 3D Measurement toggle, click the tour below:

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