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alban
albanHunter@albn · CEO, Sketchfab
Thanks @sylvinus for this great experiment! Wikipedia is a great resource, matching that with a 3D preview adds an awesome extra layer of information. Can't wait for the VR iteration :) Some of my favorite pages: http://en.volupedia.org/wiki/Dwa... http://en.volupedia.org/wiki/Tes... http://en.volupedia.org/wiki/Yoda
Nice proof of concept. An alternative solution could be to write a Chrome extension that does the same on the real Wikipedia.
alban
albanHunter@albn · CEO, Sketchfab
@steren Good idea! I think @sylvinus wanted to do an extension letting you "Sketchfabify" any website.
Great mirror site! When I clicked on Volupedia I was eager to check out my first augmented wikipedia entry. How do you plan to help visitors know which entries have 3D embeds aside the “Random” link at the top?
alban
albanHunter@albn · CEO, Sketchfab
@macsym Good question Max, I should probably have hunted a page going directly to a live example. Our plan is mostly to have an embed for each entry, so that we don't need to help users find them anymore :)
Jp Valery
Jp Valery@jpvalery · Customer Success @ LANDR / Ex-Gameloft
Great job :) http://en.volupedia.org/wiki/Yoda was my random first and looked great :)
alban
albanHunter@albn · CEO, Sketchfab
@jpvalery thanks! Btw Dungeon Hunter 5 looks good too :) http://en.volupedia.org/wiki/Dun...