With panoramic VRs, you get the sense that you're standing in a certain spot and spinning 360° on your heels, gaining a full-round view of whatever scene is pictured. A: In theory, to shoot 360° panoramic VRs, you place your camera on a tripod and turn and shoot to capture a full 360° worth of pictures; you then use special software to "stitch" the photos together into the full-round VR.
With object VRs, the object photographed is the centerpoint, and you "walk" around it, just as if you were actually doing so in reality. In practice, it's a bit more complicated than that.
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(back to top) Windows IE: right-click the link and select "Save target as..." Firefox/Netscape/Mozilla: right-click a the link and select "Save link target as..." Macintosh IE: click and hold or control-click the link and select "Download Link to Disk" Firefox/Netscape/Mozilla: click and hold or command-click the link and select "Save link as..." Safari: control-click the link and select "Download Linked File As..." (back to top) Get the Acrobat Reader software NOVA is making the NOVA Teacher's Guide available on the Web in the Adobe Acrobat file format. A: If you don't already have the Quick Time plug-in (a "plug-in" is a piece of software), you can download it, free of charge, from Apple Computer.
We hope to expand the player to more stations in the future. You can share it by e-mailing the player itself, or by sending the link for the page on your local public television station Web site from which you downloaded it.Q: The Windows Media Player logo appears when I try to play a Quick Time movie, but the movie never plays. A: Your computer system is configured to try to play Quick Time files in Windows Media Player instead of in Quick Time.Windows Media Player will be unable to play most (if not all) Quick Time movies found on the NOVA Web site.A: Visit this i Tunes support page from Apple for a solution.Quick Time and QTVR on the NOVA Web site (back to top) Q: What is the NOVA Player?