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The simplest way to convert your 3D models from Sketchup, Revit, 3DS Max and others to immersive Virtual Reality presentations on Samsung Gear and VR devices

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View Sketchup model in Oculus Go / Gear VR

Checklist

1)Plugin currently is for Windows users of Sketchup only
2) Models with less than 250.000 polygons or 50MB work best
3) Compatible VR devices for the plugin: Samsung Gear or Oculus Go

Step-by-step instructions for Sketchup to Gear VR / Oculus Go

The video below shows step-by-step instructions to view your SKP models in Gear VR or Oculus Go.

Here's a summary of the steps involved

Detailed steps

1. Download the plugin from Sketchup Extension Warehouse

SentioVR plugin from Sketch can be found here and is available for download free:

https://extensions.sketchup.com/en/content/sentio

2. Log in with your Sentio Account

To use the plugin, you will require an account on www.sentiovr.com. If you don't have one, you can sign up free here:

https://app.sentiovr.com/signup

3. Set the scale factor for viewing your model

The default scale is 1.0 Increase or decrease the factor depending on the scale you would like your users to experience in VR

4. Set the starting point for viewing in VR

Drag and drop the Sentio model at the position you would like your VR experience to begin

5. Upload the model in VR

Once you are ready with scale and starting position, click on Upload to SentioVR button and your model will be processed and made ready for viewing in VR

6. View the model in VR

Your model is ready to be viewed in VR using the Sentio Gear VR app. Follow the steps in this article on viewing your model in Samsung Gear

View Sketchup model in Oculus Go / Gear VR