Viewpoints are an easy way to curate a walkthrough of your model in VR, and are accessible as part of the desktop controls when using Prospect without a headset.
You'll create Viewpoints within your source 3D platform such as Revit or SketchUp (see below for instructions), or within the VR experience itself.
Selecting Viewpoints within VR
Viewpoints in the Prospect Library
Desktop Library: Click on file to open right panel with Viewpoints
In the Prospect Library, select your file to view any set Viewpoints in the right panel.
Here you can adjust which Viewpoints are on/off and their order in VR.
Additionally, the ability to edit viewpoints from the Prospect Library is not currently available for synced projects.
Customize the transition while moving between Viewpoints with the toggles in the file panel.
Settings applied in the Default Settings, will apply to all files in your Prospect Library except those files that have been manually adjusted.
Creating Viewpoints in VR
You can save Viewpoints while in VR by going to the Viewpoints menu, then clicking "Save New". Please not that this option will not show if you are already on an existing Viewpoint. Once you have saved a Viewpoint, you can rename and reorder it within your desktop library. Your saved Viewpoints will persist within your project, but will not be available if you re-import the file to your library and create a new experience. Please note: viewpoint creation currently exists only in files that are not synced, but this will change in a future update.
Viewpoints created in VR will maintain any settings that were adjusted at the time of Viewpoint creation. For example, adjusting the sun settings will result in them being saved for that Viewpoint. This means that you can also take Scale Model Mode viewpoints, and the position / sectioning of the model will be retained.
Creating Viewpoints in your 3D model
SketchUp - Prospect Viewpoints are created using the Scenes in your SketchUp file.
Scenes in SketchUp
Revit - Prospect Viewpoints are created using the 3D Views in your Revit file. For how to create 3D views read these steps.
3D Views in Revit
Navisworks - Prospect Viewpoints are created using the Saved Viewpoints in your Navisworks file. More on this in the video below and more information about our Navisworks integration, in general, can be found here.
Rhino - Prospect Viewpoints are created using the Named Views in your Rhino file.
Named Views in Rhino (Model provided by Ennead Architects)
Setting up Viewpoints in Grasshopper
FBX Files - We support Viewpoints in FBX exports from Navisworks, 3DS Max, and Maya. Cameras in these software platforms should automatically be detected as Viewpoints in Prospect.