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I am undertaking a home remodeling project and have retained a designer who is using chief architect. I am finding it very useful to be able the view the project as a share both in a browser and my iphone/ipad. Is there any way to see plan dimensions in the 3D viewer app? If this is not possible, would an reasonable alternative approach be to load up the trial version of CA and view the project that way?
I'm having trouble with the 3D viewer app and google cardboard.
I have a Samsung S7 Edge, using Chief Architect 3d Viewer version 184.108.40.2067 and Google Cardboard D-Scope Pro VR headset. I have Chief Architect Interiors X9 on my computer at work. It runs Windows 7 Professional with i5-6500@ 3.2 GHz and AMD Radeon R7 350x Card. I've tried to use this app twice with two different VR headsets (The google cardboard I mentioned and an Oculus) and neither seems to be working properly. When I put the phone in the glasses, I can clearly see my rendering. But I cannot manipulate the rendering at all. I cannot move closer to it, or turn it, or "look around" it.
Perhaps I'm doing something wrong, or there is a support application needed to make it work properly.
I'm able to see a menu button, which I can open with the glasses on, but I am unable to click VR Entry.
Does anyone know anything about this or how to fix it?
3D viewer model with red question marks .pdf
Why is the material missing and replaced with some wall paper with question marks?
Here is the offending material that I used.
3D Viewer Material Cardif Texture .calibz
Now Available - Chief Architect has a new 3D Viewer product that is a virtual reality viewer on mobile devices for 3D models exported from Chief Architect software. The product is a Free app and runs under Apple iOS and Android.
Here's a brief
sample plan exported to the 3D Viewer
More information is on the website
To export a 3D Viewer model from Chief Architect you will need Chief Architect X8 Premier or Interiors, version 18.3.
Once you have prepared your model for export in Chief Architect it will package up your model (textures and all) and put it under your Chief Architect cloud account.
From your Chief Architect account, you can manage the sharing, deactivation, and deletion of plans you have exported from Chief Architect. The current number of plans you can Share on the cloud has a limit of (3) files. If you need more storage, you can contact Chief Architect sales and upgrade from the free to a paid cloud plan.
To share your plans with another 3D Viewer user, click the ‘Share’ button associated with the plan you would like to share. You will need to provide the Sharing code that appears in the console. Or, you can click the ‘Send’ button to generate an email that includes the Sharing code as well as instructions for obtaining 3D Viewer and creating a Chief Architect account.
Share your models with your clients using the 3D Viewer!