Category: Locations and Groups

Using 3D Maps in Ski Resorts
January 23, 2023

3D Wayfinder gives you innovative 3D map platform where you can build best ski resort app. All needed functions are available: 3D maps, positioning, guidance, search, filtering ski tracks and much more. Alpine skiing is fun and many people love i [...]

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3D Wayfinder user manual is updated
September 28, 2017

Many things in our new administration panel work a little bit differently than they used to. If you need help to figure things out, check 3D Wayfinder user manual. We have updated all the topics and we add information when new features are added. [...]

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New administration panel is up and working
September 7, 2017

It has taken some time and lots of effort but we have finally made it. New 3D Wayfinder administration panel is finally online and usable for all clients. We have made many smaller and bigger improvements to make 3D Wayfinder administration panel& [...]

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Keeping floor plan editor idle in the background
August 1, 2017

The new 3D Wayfinder Administration Panel is centered more around the floor plan editor. To provide better usability we keep the 3D editor idle when moving away to other pages. So switching between editor and other views is much faster now. The new [...]

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Indoor positioning demo with custom floors and iBeacons
July 18, 2017

Now it is possible to order indoor positioning demo application. For demo we will send you required amount of iBeacons devices and create custom 2D or 3D floor plan. With 3D Wayfinder mobile application it is possible to see indoor positioning with w [...]

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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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Choosing the Best Wayfinding Software
July 5, 2017

There are lots of different wayfinding software and it might be difficult to decide which solution to pick. We have used our experience and gathered some suggestions that will help you choose the best wayfinding application. Over all the best wayfin [...]

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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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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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New responsive template for 3D Wayfinder
March 7, 2017

New template is now available for all 3D Wayfinder users. Template called “Iglu” is responsive HTML5 based template for 3D Wayfinder with clean and modern design. It is open-source and uses our newest AngularJS framework based template. There is [...]

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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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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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Using QR-codes in wayfinding application
November 10, 2016

The easiest way for the visitor to get the wayfinding map into their mobile device is to add a QR-code to the kiosk application. By scanning the QR-code, the map of the building will open on the visitors mobile phone. QR codes are getting more and m [...]

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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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3D interactive floor plan demo
September 8, 2015

Check out our new 3D Wayfinder platform demo. This will give you short overview of what you can do with 3D Wayfinder and what are our API capabilities. The demo has following topics: Moving 3D map with mouse cursor or touch screen. Clicking on [...]

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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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Welcome screen for wayfinding application and changing farme-rate for FRAK
June 8, 2015

Some of our customers prefer a "Welcome" screen for their wayfinding application. Welcome screens are good way for inviting visitors to use wayfinding, it is also a page where you can show advertisements or welcome text. To minimize the load for kio [...]

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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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