iQ3Connect Product Release- May 2022

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Version 2022.6

Major Enhancements

The iQ3Connect Training Studio: The iQ3Connect Training Studio enables users to leverage their 3D models and other assets on the Dashboard to author training modules through the Workspace and via a scripting interface. These training modules can then be deployed via URL link through the Template Meetings. The Training Studio provides a mechanism for the author to completely control the virtual Workspace, user interface and interactions, 3D models, and other assets. Training Modules can be formatted as a self-paced and interactive experience, a recorded VR “video”, or anything in-between.

Usability Enhancements

  • Animations can now be paused
  • Zoom-in/out supported added for mobile devices

Bug Fixes

All issues below are now resolved:

  • VR crashes when the controller trigger is pressed
  • VR height cannot be changed by the side grips while in the Workspace
  • A new presenter cannot reset move and rotate if the previous presenter rotated the scene
  • Move and rotate from the Model Tree not functioning
  • User movement is locked if the 360-degree image is loaded
  • Mismatch in Multimedia List between the Workspace and Dashboard
  • The available animation list is not showing in the VR Menu
  • All PDFs display as invalid when loaded into the Workspace
  • Available info tag list cannot be accessed from the Workspace
  • Available 360-degree images and videos cannot be accessed from the Workspace
  • The available image list cannot be accessed after the Download Images button has been used
  • Viewpoint Group menu is not loaded properly
  • FPS drops to 0 after highlighting a group with many volumes
  • Unarchiving Models containing States with “&” in the name omits those states

Product Release- 23 June 2021

iQ4 Product Updates

Major Productivity Enhancements

Scalable Dashboard Performance: Improved Dashboard performance allows for increased scalability of the iQ3Connect Platform throughout an enterprise. Dashboard response time will remain consistent whether being used by one user or many simultaneous users performing complex requests.

Enhanced Photorealistic Visuals: iQ3Connect can now import textures from glTF and FBX file formats, improving the visual quality of the models and creating a more realistic visual affect. 

Usability Enhancements

  • iQ3Connect will now automatically detect whether the object being measured is a CAD or Point Cloud object and apply the optimal measurement algorithm. This automation can be turned off by the user.
  • Each iQ3 Dashboard Instance can now utilize its own Settings file, which will allow for multiple Dashboard configurations and databases to be run simultaneously.
  • Improved Session performance when Groups are moved.

Bug Fixes

All issues below are now resolved:

  • Scale factor being incorrectly applied during the Cache Generation process.
  • Undoing and Redoing movements using the Model Tree is not properly syncing with all participants.
  • Drag and Drop functionality in File Upload window not uploading all files.
  • Re-joining the iQ3 Meeting shows the “Already joined the meeting” message
  • Clip Plane and Explode sliders not functioning

Virtual reality (VR) headset compatibility with iQ3Connect

iQ3Connect Product Release

iQ3Connect Virtual Reality Training and Collaboration Platform works with most standard browsers as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsft Edge. Please find the details of compatibility of iQ3Connect with the following VR headset and software combinations:

  • Oculus VR headset by Facebook – Rift, Rift S, Quest (built-in browser)
  • SteamVR – HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality headsets, Oculus devices, other SteamVR supported devices
  • Windows Mixed Reality Portal – Windows Mixed Reality headsets

Please check the below table for VR headset compatibility of the web browsers and VR systems.

Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox IconGoogle Chrome Chrome IconMicrosoft Edge Microsoft Edge Icon
Oculus Rift and Rift SSupported SupportedSupported
SteamVRSupported SupportedSupported
Windows Mixed Reality PortalNot Supported Not SupportedSupportedSupported
Virtual Reality headset compatibility chart with iQ3Connect

If you have more questions or would like to seek support on the VR headset for your computer or pc or any other compatibility issues with iQ3Connect please contact us.