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WAB Faculty & Staff

Teachers Edtech: Thinglink

Find out about WAB's tech systems, tools and subscriptions and how to use them

What is ThingLink?

Access ThingLink

How to Use ThingLink

The Clickable image below was made using ThingLink.

ThingLink Overview


An Example 360° from the Temple of Heaven

Click the image and drag to "turn" in the view. Click the [  ] button in the lower right to go full-screen.

What else can you do with ThingLink?

  • Collaborate on ThingLink creations with shared folders in your organizational account.
  • Increase accessibility - text in hotspots can be opened in Microsoft’s Immersive Reader.
  • Explore and use high quality royalty-free panoramic photos with our library of 360 images from around the world.
  • Embed a huge variety of content types in tags - including videos, GIFS and carousels of images, as well as external apps such as Google Maps, Forms, Flipgrid, and YouTube.
  • Add virtual 3d objects to your immersive experience with tools such as Sketchfab.
  • Add your voice or other audio directly to other content in the tags in the browser - no need to record on another app.
  • Check comprehension or add an additional level of security with conditional transitions between scenes - users can only progress through the tour with the correct answer or password.
  • Use your 360-degree tours with Virtual Reality VR Headsets such as Google Cardboard, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Gear VR.