Indirect Hotspots

Indirect Hotspots

What Are Indirect Hotspots

Indirect Hotspots help when you have large or very visible pieces of equipment in your 360 photos.

In most cases, you only have one 'proper' hotspot on a photo that leads to an asset. This tells ARDI where the best place to show an asset is, and where your staff are most likely going to want to be if they need to work on it.

But some larger items are visible from a number of places around the plant and from long distances. This means it can be hard for users to figure out exactly where they need to go in order to see the data for the asset.

Adding indirect hotspots to your 360 images solves this problem.

Instead of opening the properties of your asset, clicking on an indirect asset will walk you to the asset. From there, you can open the properties, also now knowing how to get to the asset.

How to Make Indirect Hotspots

They are made just like regular hotspots, except for the '@' character at the front of the Equipment Reference Number.

So while a normal hotspot would have an ID of TD-293, an indirect link to that asset would have an ID of @TD-293.
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