Free SimLab AR/VR Viewer is an important part of SimLab Soft’s goal to allow users to communicate 3D ideas with ease.
SimLab Composer supports creating VR experiences from a wide range of 3D formats and applications including (SketchUp, Revit, Rhino, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Inventor, AutoCAD, Alibre, ZW3D, full list can be found at: http://www.simlab-soft.com/3d-products/simlab-composer-supported-3d-formats.aspx)
VR experiences can be run on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Mixed reality sets, Desktop, and Mobile "Android devices only. Supporting VR iscurrently under development for IOS devices".
The process of creating VR experiences from 3D models is very simple and fast, it is described in the following tutorial: https://youtu.be/SIt76TzZaKQ
View modes in SimLab AR/VR Viewer
AR (Augment reality)
The mode utilizes the camera of the mobile or tablet and allows the user to add 3D models to an existing scene, this is shown in the following video: https://youtu.be/taPHGgrkwLY
3D View mode allows the user to view and share 3D models with others.
The user can use finger gestures to rotate and zoom the scene.
In this mode, the user can select between Architectural and Mechanical navigation.
SimLab AR/VR viewer can be used to view 360/Panorama images created using SimLab Composer or other applications or cameras, simply add a JPG, or PNG panorama image and view it 3D or VR.
360 Grid is a new technology added to SimLab Composer 9, which allows the user to render multiple 360 images with cameras placed in different locations of the scene, the user can view the model in great details even using low end devices, the technology is described here: http://www.simlab-soft.com/SimlabArt/360-grid-blog/
The following video shows how to use 360 Grid in SimLab AR/VR viewer: https://youtu.be/XDzsFYihAwo
Adding Support for 360 images:
SimLab AR/VR viewer can be used to view 360/Panorama images created using SimLab Composer or other applications or cameras, simply add a JPG, or PNG panorama image and view it 3D .
Adding Support for 360 Grid 360 Grid is a new technology added to SimLab Composer 9, The following video shows how to use 360 Grid in SimLab AR/VR viewer: https://youtu.be/XDzsFYihAwo .
Screen Capture capability in AR mode.
Improving stability of the previous release.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.