myVR’s revolutionary 3D map viewer now supporting Linux users

myVR's unique 3D map viewer powering 3D Map Services such as is now providing support for Linux users. The myVR Software development team continues to deliver its unique 3D distribution and viewing technology for new platforms, and this time it's for Linux


Oslo, Norway - July 3rd 2009: myVR Software, t he leading Norwegian 3D development house has now released myVR's latest platform edition of its 3D mapping solution - myVR 3D MapView for Linux.


"The next platform"

"The release of a Linux version with the same functionality and performance as for our other platforms (MS Windows, Mac OSX) has been very important for us" says Rune Fjellvang, CEO of myVR Software. "As a 3D technology development company, with a dedicated focus on supplying our unique 3D technology on multiple platforms and technologies, this is a milestone" he continues.


The myVR 3D MapView client plug-in for Mozilla based browsers such as FireFox is now available in both 32 and 64 bit versions and supports the most popular Linux flavors such as Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora etc. We expect that this 3D MapView release for Linux will be available throughout our customer base over the coming months, but it can already be experienced through our 3D Map demo portal at .


The myVR 3D solution automatically converts and exports 3D model/maps to a streaming server for interactive access through myVR 3D MapView and/or myVR NetView from any PC with an Internet connection. The viewing applications are based upon an extremely efficient and "intelligent" rendering engine that the user can download freely to their PC. The patented compression and model-reorganization that takes place, limits the requirement to distribute and display large amounts of 3D data, enabling distribution and viewing on standard platforms and it works well even for networks with limited bandwidth. The myVR 3D MapView platform is a very flexible and configurable solution, making it both easy and quick to implement in web mapping solutions. Read more at


Numerous possibilities

myVR also supports multiple data sources within rich 3D models such as; audio, video, flash, images and more. This opens up for a wide range of new possibilities. E.g. property development and property sales, where you now can put ads in and on buildings, offer sightseeing and guided tours etc.


Currently myVR supports 3D-model data from multiple vendors like C3 Technologies, Norkart, Autodesk 3ds Max, Maxxon Cinema 4D, Google SketchUp, First Interactive. Support for other 3D formats will follow shortly.


About myVR

myVR software AS was founded in August 2003 after years with research and development projects on 3D distribution and viewing technology. myVR Software is a technology development company that licenses our patented real time 3D VR distribution and real time rendering technology to other industries such as; Oil & Gas, Building & Construction, government, Web Portals as well as to other traditional and emerging digital markets.


myVR Software patented technology platform enables high-resolution real-time interactive network streaming of 3D geometry and graphics over networks with even limited bandwidth (+256kbps) on any 3D hardware supported (OpenGL) client platform including mobile (OpenGL ES). Our vision is to provide a versatile state of the art technology platform that makes is possible to bring real time large scale 3D model viewing into the real world. This is the only way to maximize the ROI of existing 3D investments as well as dramatically improve the visual communication and understanding for everyone.



For more information:


myVR Software AS

Rune Fjellvang, CEO                                     

Email Contact 

Ryensvingen 15, 0680 Oslo, Norway

Ph: +47 24 07 13 00



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