Working with Widgets > 3D > 3D Video
3D Video
Available only in 3D Eyewear projects.
What Does This Widget Do?
The 3D Video widget allows you to include a video in a 3D Eyewear experience.
The video cannot be played in Preview. To view the video, you must publish the experience and view it on your HoloLens.
When Should I Use This Widget?
A 3D Video is particularly useful when you want to add a video to your 3D experience.
Are There Any Special Properties, Services, Events, or Actions?
To view a list of common widget properties, services, and events, see Common Widget Properties, Services, and Events.
The following table is a list of properties that are specific to this widget.
Video Source
To include a video, you can do one of the following:
Click next to the field to add a new video file.
Enter or copy and paste a video URL directly into the field.
Select a video file from the drop-down menu.
For information about linking to remote media, see Link to Remote Media.
Button Color
Select the color of the buttons. For more information, see Color Picker.
Panel Color
Select the color of the panel. For more information, see Color Picker.
Select what is preloaded:
Metadata Only
Indicates whether or not the video is playing.
Makes the widgets stay within the your frontline view and ensures that they are placed in a convenient location in the environment.
Only one widget at a time should use the Tagalong property to avoid overlapping.
Users can also pin and unpin the 3D video when viewing an experience using the pin icon:
This allows individual users viewing an experience to change the Tagalong property.
The bindable properties listed below are only displayed on the Select Binding Target window when binding a property to the 3D Video widget. For example, if you drag and drop the Pressed property of a 3D Checkbox widget onto the 3D Video widget, the Select Binding Target window appears and the three properties below are available to select to bind to the panel.
Bindable Property
Offset X (m)
Offset of the panel from the user on the X axis (in meters).
Offset Z (m)
Offset of the panel from the user on the Z axis (in meters).
Snap distance (m)
The distance at which the 3D Video panel will start to move if the user exceeds this distance if Tagalong is selected (in meters).
Plays the video.
Pauses the video.
Stops the video.
Skip Ahead
Skips ahead in the video.
Skip Back
Goes back in the video.
Play Started
Triggered when the video begins.
Play Paused
Triggered when the video is paused.
Play Ended
Triggered when the video ends.
The Widget in Action
Here’s an example of what your widget might look like!
Minimum Steps Required for Use
What It Looks Like
1. Drag and drop a 3D Video widget onto the canvas.
2. Select or add an video resource in the Video Source field.