360 Gyro Competition

Welcome to the third ZapWorks competition. Submit your entry before Tuesday 27th March for the chance to win $500 and a ZapBox!

Inspiration Station

Looking for some fresh ideas to get your entry off the ground? Check out some of our favourite ZapWorks projects and tutorials below.

Batman Unlimited Animal Instincts Original Movie

This zappable DVD cover unlocks a free mini-game and a chance to pose for a picture with Batman. The user enters a 360 environment and has to find and destroy objects within a time limit in order to win the prize.

Interactive 360 Panorama

This beginner tutorial is the first in a series of step-by-step projects showcasing how to implement gyro-oriented experiences. You will also learn how to add audio and a link to a website, so it will be really valuable in helping you create the basis of your experiences.

Angry Birds: Matilda’s Hut

In this Angry Birds experience, the user finds themselves in the middle of Matilda’s hut, which was designed and built as a 3D model. The user can rotate their phone to meet the different 3D characters, and animations are triggered when each model comes into view.

Transitioning Photospheres Tutorial

This intermediate tutorial builds on the concepts learned in the Interactive 360 Panorama step-by-step. This time you will discover how to build transitions between separate photospheres, as well as how to add in support for headsets.

HLM Office tour

Zappar worked with HLM Architects to create a virtual tour using multiple 360 images to guide users around their office space. The experience makes use of a nice animation that teaches the user how to move from one room to the next.

Vodacom + Samsung

In this Vodacom and Samsung experience, users were “Taken to a new Galaxy” and challenged to tap and connect the brightest stars. The panorama has a set of planet 3D models which rotate on their axis, as well as some hotspots that guide users throughout.

Jack's Hide 'n' Seek

ZapWorks user Steve Morrison created this spooky 360 panorama for the ZapWorks 2017 Halloween Competition. Users were challenged to find all the hidden jack o'lanterns within the panorama. A score was given at the end along with a Halloween twist.

360 video implementation

In this tutorial you will learn how to add a 360 video to an experience. The implementation is actually fairly straightforward, so this will be a great opportunity for you newcomers to Studio to use your 360 cameras.

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