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Today, after nearly two years of development, we're happy to offer our new service, PixRiot. It's designed to help our users who need a reliable online platform for the efficient management and fast delivery of their digital assets worldwide. It's built using the latest technology and relies on the best network of servers around the world to provide unmatched reliability and access speeds.

To show how simple it is to use PixRiot, let's review a workflow one would use to host and deliver their published WebRotate 360 assets (both interactive 360 product views and animated GIF videos are supported).

1) Download and install the latest WebRotate 360 publishing software (v3.6.4 beta; please request commercial version of v3.6.4 beta here if you have purchased it before) and publish your 360 product images as usual in SpotEditor. Make sure the "Compatible with pixriot.com" check-box is checked on the Publish form and remember to re-publish any existing SpotEditor projects that you plan to upload to PixRiot.

2) Login at pixriot.com using account details you have received from us via email. Until our automatic sign-up is available, you can request your free PixRiot account here.

3) Create a new folder using the New Folder button in PixRiot's assets toolbar as needed. The folders are designed to help you organize and manage your assets in a variety of ways. For example, you may create a folder per a website or a client project you manage or per a product category.

Each PixRiot folder can store any number of assets or sub-folders.

4) To upload a single 360 product view, navigate inside the new PixRiot folder in your browser and then drag a single folder you see under published/360_assets/ of your SpotEditor project (i.e Your-Project-Name) to the PixRiot folder you just created.

To upload multiple 360 product views at once, publish several SpotEditor projects to the same folder on your computer, navigate inside 360_assets of that folder and then drag all project folders you see there to your PixRiot folder at once. Alternatively you can rename 360_assets to something else as needed and drag just the renamed folder.

Uploaded assets are made public by default. To change access to private, i.e not accessible outside of your PixRiot account, click on the green "public" indicator. Note that the public assets you may have shared with someone before changing access to private may be cached on the Internet and will remain accessible until cache expiration.

For a quick preview of the uploaded 360 product view, click on the "expand" button which is the first icon at the end of the asset panel.

5) Use the "globe" icon located at the end of the asset panel to share the upload. Config URL can be used with various CMS plugins that you can download here or our APIs. All WebRotate 360 plugins and APIs have a field or a property called either config, Config File URL or 360 View Path and this is where you can paste the URL.

If not using our plugins or APIs, select iFrame tab to copy a generic iFrame embed code which should work anywhere you can insert a shared YouTube video or a similar embed code.

To request your free PixRiot account, contact us via Support request form here or call us directly on +1 (800) 996-8617. You can use your free account for up to 500 MB of uploaded data (roughly 35 webrotate 360 product views) and 2 GB of monthly traffic.

PixRiot Business plans starting at $22/month are available upon request.