How Variant Works

By tagging materials and meshes in a file, we can request any possible combination of 3D assets from the Variant API.

What is Variant?

Variant is an API that lets companies dynamically generate 3D variants of their products from a single master file. These models are then usually viewed in AR, VR, or in a web browser.

For example, if a car comes in a range of colours and and wheel rim shapes, a 3D modeller builds all of them into a single file and uploads it to Variant. Then, a customer can request a 3D product variant with their chosen colors and rim shapes to view in AR and only those assets are downloaded & shown.

Using Variant you can allow users to view billions of variants using a single file that has been carefully tagged.

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