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Release 10: New Year, New Product, New Interface

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If you’ve logged into the 8th Wall console lately, you’ve probably noticed things look a little different. We’re excited to announce an updated design for 8th Wall XR, as well as a brand new console for 8th Wall Web.

And, we’re pretty jazzed about our latest product, AR Camera — a slimmed down version of 8th Wall Web which features an easy drag-and-drop interface.

AR Camera (NEW!)

Features

+ Free
+ Instant web AR and prototyping tool
+ Drag-and-drop interface (no coding required)
+ Supports multiple 3D models and animations
+ Adjust light intensity, distance, scale and animation speed within console
+ Custom banner and ability to link out
+ Includes camera interface with ability to capture and save photos of 3D models
+ Get started here

1*5YVyCoIWaqXm5zI2EQjoFg.gifPrototype and publish to the web instantly with AR Camera!

8th Wall Web

💡 New Features

+ Revamped Web Developer Console
+ XR Extras provides a convenient solution for:

  • Load screens and requesting camera permissions
  • Redirecting users from unsupported devices or browsers with “You’re almost there!” messaging and prompts
  • Runtime error handling
  • Drawing a full screen camera feed in low-level frameworks like Three.js

+ Added public lighting and hit test interfaces to XrController
+ Other minor API additions

1*6Pc9J322teOFyWnEDjXoCQ.jpegRevamped Web Developer Console

🔧 Enhancements and Fixes

+ Improved app startup speed
+ Fixed a framework issue where errors were not propagated on startup
+ Fixed an issue that could occur with WebGL during initialization
+ Use window.screen interface for device orientation if available
+ Fixed a Three.js issue that could occur when the canvas is resized

8th Wall XR

💡 New Features

+ Revamped XR Developer Console

1*-rtGX73ZFjLWoUekPbrtRA.jpegRevamped XR Developer Console

🔧 Enhancements and Fixes

+ Better support for Android camera permissions in Unity 2018.3

Click Here to view the full list of updates

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These features and fixes will update automatically for 8th Wall Web.

For 8th Wall XR, simply open your Unity project and navigate to Assets / XR / 8thWall XR. Click “Check for Updates” to upgrade to Release 10.

Is there a new feature that you’d like to see incorporated into our next release? Leave a comment below or post in our Slack channel.

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