Export and convert your products into AR 3D-files (USDZ & glTF)

This article show you how to easily export and convert 3D products into AR experiences with the Sayduck Platform.

Open Sayduck Platform
Create a new product and drag & drop your 3D files to the editor
Navigate to Embed & Export tab and choose an Export format (more info below)
Export and you will receive an email with your download link

AR 3D-files

What is glTF?

Widely used 3D file format that supports PBR materials. It is optimized for WebGL and other APIs. They are also used for AR experiences in Android apps and websites.

.glb is a glTF packed into one file, or in other words, the binary form of glTF.

Scene Viewer

Scene Viewer is a 3D and AR viewer that enables 3D and AR experiences for your website and Android apps.


Source: Shopify AR demo

What is a USDZ file?

USDZ is an Augmented Reality 3D-file for Apple devices that can be viewed on iOS devices running iOS 12 and higher. Perfect for web AR and apps.

AR Quick Look

The AR Quick Look is a 3D and AR viewer, built in to all iOS 12 devices, that is used to display the AR files content.

It allow online retailers to merge AR experiences into everyday online shopping by attaching these files to product images.



You can try it out on our AR Quick Look gallery.

Check our article on Embedding USDZ files to e-commerce websites!.

Technical recommendations

For optimal use, models should stay under 100k polygons
Downscale the resolution of the model's textures to 1024x1024px
Use minimal amount of texture maps in materials

iPhones start having serious difficulties in AR for models over 500k polygons.

Photorealistic Rendering

Our new Photorealistic rendering feature is now available for all our Platform users. Define the resolution best suited for your purpose and render. Try it!



Server-side rendering

Allows users to render multiple products and all their variants at the same time without it draining any of your time or slowing down your computer.

After the rendering is finished, users will receive an email with a download link.

Dimensions

Currently the available dimensions range from 128 to 4096 px.

Choose the dimensions best suited for purpose, align the right camera angle and hit render.

Watermarked renders

Watermarked renders can be used to find the perfect camera angle for your product.

Their use does not use rendering credits, but we do recommend applying minimal dimensions when testing out different angles.

Render all variants

This allows you to render all your product variants at the same time.

It is perfect for creating matching product images for online stores.
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