Adjusting capture settings

Adjusting capture settings is available as part of the Beamo Plan(s) Essential, Pro, Enterprise.
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Before a capture, set the capture settings.  Simply follow the guide to do the capture settings.


Who can use this feature? 

  Super Admin Site Manager Team Admin Surveyor Collaborator Viewer
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1. Setting the Tripod Height

  1. Select [Preset] or [Custom] to input the tripod height.

  2. Input the tripod height.

    For preset, input the value from the preset (level 1, 2, or 3) on the side of the Tripod* (included in the Beamo Starter Kit).  

    Note: The value will be reflected on the Beamo Portal side as well.


    Beamo App

    Beamo Portal


    Level 3

    1.94 m


    Level 2

    2.07 m


    Level 1

    2.20 m

    For custom, input the exact value from the floor to the 360 camera lens.


  3. Tap [ Next ] to continue next to the next step.

Note: Tripod Height = Height of the 360 camera lens from the floor.


2. Connecting 360 camera with a smartphone by Wi-Fi

  1. Turn on the 360 camera (top button) and Wi-Fi (second top button) ON.

  2. Go to the Wi-Fi setting of the smartphone, and connect the smartphone with a 360 degree camera.
    Ricoh Theta network name: “THETAYJ00000000.OS”.
    Password: last 8 digits of numbers.

  3. Tap [Done] and continue to the next step. 


Note: The Beamo App needs to Access the Location, in order to find the Ricoh Theta.  Please follow the guide to allow Beamo App access to the Location.


Allowing Location Access to Beamo App

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  1. Tap [Go to setting]
  2. Tap [Location]
  3. Allow Location Access and Precise Location
  4. Return to the Beamo App


3. Aligning the 360 camera and smartphone




The top half is the 360 camera view and the bottom half is the smartphone camera view.

  1. Adjust the orientation of the smartphone to align the two camera views. 

  2. Tap [OK] to finish the alignment.  Follow the steps in the calibration screen.

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