The site includes great photographs and QuickTime VR
(virtual reality) movies for most of the locations on Easter Island.
Through the technology of QuickTime VR
, you see them in the round by rotating them through 360 degrees and zooming in on details.
It is possible to create interactive panoramas that link Web pages and other panoramic images using a new QuickTime VR
The resulting QuickTime VR
movies are linked to create a virtual tour where "hot spots" can be added with media files and additional materials.
It demonstrates that Flash and QuickTime VR
technology can be used to improve a site's usability rather than detract from it.' Charles Watts, Birmingham International Airport's market development manager - commercial, said: 'We are really proud to be recognised for our efforts in creating the virtual tour.'
Sometimes, in schematic design, they present "video" CDs so clients, at home, can rotate around the house in Apple's QuickTime VR
. (The QuickTime viewer is free, in a Windows or Mac version, at www.apple .com/quicktime/.)
: software for adding virtual-reality experiences to a desktop PC with no special equipment.
Weber and Jim Forgan); and (14) "Effectiveness of QuickTime VR
as an Instructional Environment for Students with Special Needs" (William R.
Particularly impressive was that of the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, with its use of QuickTime VR
to provide panoramic views of its lovely botanical gardens.
The brief descriptions and superlative graphics, some with QuickTime VR
features, make this a rich site for students and teachers.
The standard-bearer of panoramic VR software is QuickTime VR
($399) by Cupertino, California-based Apple.