Chapter 15. Virtual Reality Panoramic Photography

Virtual Reality Panoramic Photography

The term virtual reality is often used to describe an environment where you can experience a remote location via computer. The most common setting is in video games where you can navigate through a 360-degree scene. You can pan your field of view from left to right and from up to down to simulate standing inside the game. It’s a virtual world. In the case of computer games, the computer generates the background, and when you pan the scene, the computer renders the corresponding field of view “on the fly.”

Apple QuickTime VR panoramic photography is commonly found on Web sites that feature tourism ...

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