|Panoramas of all levels of coverage
||Spherical panorama: covers complete surrounding of 360x360
|Full panorama: covers 360-degree
loop around horizon, not sky/ground
|Partial panorama: covers less than 360-degree|
||Vertical panoramas are for looking up-down (vs. typical horizontal panorama for looking around), e.g., skyscrapers, or tall trees etc.
4 for an example of stitching a vertical skyscraper.
||Memorable experiences are recreated
from static photo archive
||Dynamic web presentation from
exported slides of slide-making software
||So your work is protected against web
||Tourist can watch movie for guided-tour, or switch to
||So tourist can tell where he/she
stands and the direction of current view.
Furthermore via the map tourist can quickly navigate to any
view of any vista point.
|Tour map pages
||Show maps of different locations or
different views of the same location
||Show extra info of a vista: linked
URL, image and text.
|Dynamic scene hotspots
||Add a new dimension of connectivity,
with linked URLs, images and text.
||Provide story of each vista, upon
mouse-over its thumbnail
||Play narration of each vista, plus
||Virtual tour media content can be
Downloading all content from the web can take some time. Smart StreamingTM
technology smoothes web tour play.
|Rich navigation controls
||Touring via mouse-over/-click/-drag
on Control Bar, scene viewer, Vista Bench and Tour Map, or via
|Resizable tour page
||For popup tour page
|Embedded tour page
||As a tour box in another web page
|Full screen mode
||For an truly high-resolution
|Complete virtual tour
||Together with Pixtra
PanoStitcher / OmniStitcher, plus free open source
software for sound editing, drawing and slide making.
|Cover full authoring process
||From raw tour media to integrated
tours in website
||A custom tour is made in minutes,
with layered-anticipation framework and custom configurations.
||To build sophisticated tours with
rich tour logic and custom layout appearances. The whole
process is visual with coherence among the major UIs: main
window, Map Editor and Hotspot Editor.
|In-situ image editing
||Brightness/Contrast, Rotation, Zoom,
and cropping: Make possible of one-stop authoring from
raw photos and balanced appearances of vistas.