Category: POI

Latest updates on our CMS
August 27, 2019

For the past few months we have been working on making content management system better and more user-friendly. There is a constant work on fixing bugs and but with this blog post we are ready to introduce you a few updates that make using our CMS e [...]

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Wayfinding kiosk with Raspberry Pi
July 11, 2017

We have recently experimented with a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, to see how it can work as media player for digital signage display or wayfinding information kiosk. As a result we can say, it works well with 2D wayfinding maps and with 3D Wayfinder Adver [...]

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Creating BIM Applications with 3D Wayfinder
June 15, 2017

3D Wayfinder is now being used for Building Information Model (BIM) applications. By creating BIM kiosk software for Estonian National Museum we have added many new and useful features to our software and improved the performance for larger models. [...]

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Faster loading of 3D projects
April 25, 2017

We have changed the logic of initializing POI data in 3D Wayfinder. This gives up to 80% faster project initialization for medium and large projects. In very large projects, the increase is even larger - more than 90%. After data is loaded from the [...]

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New feature in navigation: Group hierarchy
April 13, 2017

We have added new feature in navigation to our administration panel for creating sub-groups. This brings whole new possibilities for wayfinding and other areas. Any location or POI (Place of Interest) can belong to one or many groups. So for example [...]

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Showing multiple floors in path animation
March 20, 2017

New feature we have added for wayfinding applications is accordion style floors when using path animation. This means, that all floors will be visible on the screens when showing the path through multiple floors. In 3D Wayfinder you will see all flo [...]

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3D Wayfinder development template is now available
January 11, 2017

A new template for development purposes has been published with simplified javascript API. Now it is even easier to get started with 3D Wayfinder and the integration of 3D maps into web applications. We have published a special template for developm [...]

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New free plan for 3D Wayfinder
June 10, 2016

To start the summer on a positive and even more client-friendly note, we have decided to enable our customers to use our software free of charge with our new pricing plan. We created this new option so more people could access the 3D Wayfinder and w [...]

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Portals in wayfinding software
May 25, 2016

We have implemented new type of nodes - portals. This makes it possible to guide visitors instantly from one point to another. Portals in wayfinding software can be used for creating an instant path between a large number of floors or when floors ar [...]

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Moving camera according to path
March 2, 2016

There is option now to moving camera with path animation. This makes the path visualization even more effective with 3D floor-plans and maps. Especially when combining with directions. So far there were 2 ways to show the path: draw the path animati [...]

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New features in 3D Wayfinder
January 15, 2016

With the end of 2015 and the beginning of this year there are many new features added to 3D Wayfinder. The goal of these changes was to add flexibility to customizing the behavior of the 3D map and wayfinding. Custom models for path, path types, POI [...]

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Towards rule-base wayfinding
September 25, 2015

Future in wayfinding includes definitely possibility to create complex rules for path finding. Now there are also node restrictions in 3D Wayfinder to specify working days etc. One of the last addition to 3D Wayfinder was node weights for calculatin [...]

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Node weights in path calculation
August 21, 2015

We have updated path finding functionality and path calculation. Now it is possible to change the weights of navigation nodes in 3D Wayfinder floor plan editor. Path-finding application calculates automatically the shortest route from the starting [...]

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Offline Indoor Wayfinding
July 29, 2015

3D Wayfinder provides offline snapshot add-on to create static wayfinding application that can be used without internet connection. Read more about offline indoor wayfinding.  When kiosks or digital signage screens don't have internet connection, [...]

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3D Wayfinder joined the Open Design Alliance
June 19, 2015

We have joined the Open Design Alliance to develop CAD file support to 3D Wayfinder. With CAD support it will be easy to upload building drawing files and show them directly through web. 3D Technologies R&D (developer of 3D Wayfinder) is [...]

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3D vs 2D wayfinding
May 18, 2015

What is the difference between 3D vs 2D wayfinding and what are the benefits of 3D floor plans? We have tested 3D, semi-3D and 2D floor-plans with our small focus-group and below is the short summary. To see the 3D floor-plans in action, p [...]

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Integrating wayfinding with other software
May 15, 2015

We have published overview of integration possibilities with other software. Also short description of 3D Wayfinder application server architecture. 3D Wayfinder is fully web-based wayfinding solution, with modular architecture, customizable [...]

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How to export and import location data to 3D Wayfinder
March 10, 2015

We have added import and export functionality to 3D Wayfinder. Users can manage location data in any spreadsheet software and then easily import all locations, with descriptions, groups and tags to 3D Wayfinder content management system. Import and e [...]

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