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Features and Specifications

Last updated by Rachel Cohen on April 13, 2017 14:40

We continue rolling out UI improvements, audio controls and support for the different mobile devices. Here is a breakdown of all features as well as more information of supported file sizes and formats for file uploads.

We would love to hear your feedback on product features. For daily updates and examples, check out our 360 beta tester group on Facebook

FeatureLiveIn DevelopmentMobile 360 of VR View
360 image annotationXboth
360 video annotationXboth
Plain text tagsXboth
Image tagsXboth
Audio tagsXboth
Video embedsX360 view
Video upload to tagXboth
Web link tagsX360 view unless custom integration built
Background audioXboth
Transition to another imageXboth
Ricoh Theta native image size supportXboth
Mobile viewXboth
Embed optionX360 view
Facebook sharingX360 view
Mute audioX360 view
Full screen view for iPadX360 view

Full technical specifications

360 Image upload

  • File type: JPEG
  • Image aspect ratio: 2:1
  • Max resolution: 4096 x 2048 px (will increase to 5376 x 2688 to match Theta S)

Background audio file for the base image

  • File type for audio file: MP3 

Tag types available:

  • Image tag
    • File type for image: JPEG
    • File type for audio file: MP3
    • Text description: recommended amount of characters - 140 or less
    • Recommended dimensions: 640 x 360
    • Web link: use this formula within text description to add a clickable web link:
      • [TEXT](link)
  • Video tag
    • File type for the video: MP4 or MOV
    • Maximum size: 25 MB
    • Video codec: H264 video codec
    • Audio codec: AAC audio codec
    • Text description: recommended amount of characters - 140 or less
    • Recommended dimensions: 640 x 360 for optimized mobile playback
  • Embed tag
    • iframe embed code. Please keep in mind the following limitation: depending on the type of embed you are using, it may or may not be compatible with VR version of the end content.
    • The most common example of an iFrame embed code is the YouTube video embed code which looks like this:

      <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/pChlenkNWos?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

  • Transition tag

Enable auto-play:

You will notice that there is a "Play" button on your embedded 360 image.

You can autoplay all the images by adding "?autoplay=1" at the end of an image id, please see example below:

<iframe src="https://www.thinglink.com/mediacard/802578159638675457?autoplay=1" width="640" height="400" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen></iframe>