Category: User manual

Using wayfinding software in office buildings
June 28, 2019

Big office buildings can be extremely complicated for anybody - visitors, workers and even building managers. To avoid getting lost and wasting time, 3DWayfinder is a perfect solution for navigating your way thru there and finding the right location [...]

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Showing names on the map
April 11, 2019

Showing information for every location is something every user would expect from wayfinding solution. That info could be in pictures - for example logos, or other option would be in text - as a pop up window with name, opening times etc. Sometimes i [...]

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Integrating face recognition technology with 3D Wayfinder
February 4, 2019

3D Wayfinder has been lately testing face recognition technology and what are the possibilities to integrate it with wayfinding software. This is a concept that connects biometric data to certain locations and makes wayfinding personal and unique. [...]

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Turning the map based on the location of the kiosk
January 2, 2019

Lately we developed a wayfinding software for a newly renovated mall in Tartu, Estonia. The solution there is simple with just 2D map with no possibility to rotate or drag the maps on the screen. Users get to choose their point of interest on the men [...]

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New wayfinding directory for Lõunakeskus
June 6, 2017

Lõunakeskus, one of the largest shopping centers in Estonia, has undergone a large scale upgrade.  It is now larger, freshly modernized and it uses large wayfinding kiosks with clean user interface and integrated location data. Lõunakeskus is the [...]

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Building Kiosk for 3D Applications
May 12, 2017

We have developed an interactive kiosk for 3D applications. The kiosk is equipped with a landscape LCD screen, a touch panel and a dedicated graphics card which makes it suitable for applications that require greater graphical computing capabilities. [...]

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Accordion 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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Compass widget for 3D floor plans
February 15, 2017

We have added compass widget for Developers Template. Compass arrow can be shown on top of the map canvas to point to the north (or any other direction) of the 3D floor plan. Compass is one of the tools and widgets that is needed for one of our larg [...]

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New Administration panel available for testing
January 24, 2017

3D Wayfinder new adminisration panel is now publicly available for testing. It contains already most of the functionality and is optimized for mobile devices. New administration panel is accessible for public use now. It can be opened here: http:// [...]

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Moving camera according to path
March 2, 2016

There is option now to move the 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 anima [...]

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Wayfinding Icons and Pictograms
August 7, 2014

Here You can find a set of public domain icons for way finding purposes. Use these pictographs as You like.   Download the .svg file from here. [...]

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3D Technologies R&D has launched 3D floor plan application development kit
April 4, 2014

We are pleased to announce that 3D Technologies R&D has launched a service for software developers to visualize and interact with 3D floor plans. For example users can create Wayfinding, Smart House and Architecture visualization solutions. Using [...]

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Merry christmas and a happy new year
December 19, 2013

The whole team of 3D Technologies R&D wishes You a merry christmas and a happy new year. We will put additional effort into developing the software. All for better service and satisfaction for a user. Just last year we could read that WebGL [...]

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Why consider mobile indoor wayfinding?
November 19, 2013

According to Google, self-service is becoming the new norm - 1 in 3 shoppers use their smartphones to find information instead of asking the store employees. 74% of adult smartphone owners aged 18 and older say that they use their phones to get dire [...]

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Expanding Indoor Wayfinding
October 29, 2013

People move, think and experience the world in three dimensions. The majority of media channels are using 3D technologies to attract people’s attention more and more. Nowadays, 3D has become an icon that is written on many products, even on toothpa [...]

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Presenting 3D Wayfinder to Hospitality Sector
October 23, 2013

Today we are presenting 3D Wayfinder at Hospitality Technology Day in Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel. It's a first time event specialized on introducing the possibilities of Digital Signage in hospitality sector. Where is people there's a [...]

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October 2013 Newsletter
October 4, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we have made ​​significant progress in the development of a WebGL version of 3D Wayfinder. We are planning to implement it in Atrium shopping center in Russia. WebGL and the power of HTML5 gives new cool designing [...]

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3D Wayfinder at Rock IT Con
August 27, 2013

3D Technologies R&D presented it's 3D Wayfinder software at Rock IT Con 2013 fair from 24-25 of August. It was a first time event specialized on bringing together IT companies from Russia and Estonia. Our software got a lot of attraction by many [...]

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Lõunakeskus mobile app updated
July 16, 2013

Just got approved by Apple. Download Lõunakeskus (South Center) mobile app from your app store. Also Wayfinding Blog writes about this app. [...]

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3D Wayfinder in Kiev
July 8, 2013

3DWayfinder will be in Kiev from 8th to 11th of July. [...]

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Location based services from Estonia
June 5, 2013

The road guide that saves you from getting lost 3D Wayfinder is also an Estonian LBS company (fit to be Regio’s little brother, if you consider their duration and breadth of operations) that has set its focus on global markets. For the last couple [...]

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Improving Administration Panel
April 9, 2013

After finishing WebGL version of 3DWayfinder software we are planning to create one very useful tool for administrating the content. This is Map Generator, which enables users to create and change 3D maps by themselves. Hopefully this tool will be re [...]

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New Kiosk at Tallinn University of Technology
April 1, 2013

Tallinn University of Technology installed new portrait format kiosk. Now they have all together 2 kiosks and planning to install more in near future. "We are open to innovative solutions and wish to improve the quality of our services. This applica [...]

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Navigate the Mall with a Mobile App
March 4, 2013

3D Wayfinder, the provider of indoor navigation solutions in large public buildings, has launched a mobile application for shoppers which provides maps of all of their favorite shopping centres and details of onsite promotions direct to their smartph [...]

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3D Wayfinder at Tallinn University of Technology (TALTECH)
February 21, 2013

TALTECH (former TUT) is the first university in Estonia who is using 3D Wayfinder to help navigate students and visitors through its campus. The solution lists all lecture halls, offices, dining rooms, services and other public rooms. The solution is [...]

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3D Wayfinder launches mobile solution to transform retail experience
February 5, 2013

Estonian start up 3D Wayfinder, a provider of 3D personal navigation solutions in large public buildings, has launched a mobile application for shoppers that provides maps of all of their favourite shopping centres and up to the minute details of ons [...]

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Print vs. Digital
May 15, 2012

Estonian shopping centre Viru Keskus recently renewed its building directory, moving from print to digital. The printed version had 2D building plans with a list of shops on the side. Navigating and finding the right destination was time consuming an [...]

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