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Virtual Earth in full view

Virtual Earth in full view

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Now this is a way to view Virtual Earth – talk about an immersive experience.  I would like to see how WorldWide Telescope would look on this display…

PDC2008 ShowOff Entry: Multi-channel Virtual Earth
Multi-channel Virtual Earth
Description
This video shows a multi-channel version of the Virtual Earth control running on a custom curved screen that provides a 180 degree horizontal field of view. The screen is created using eight high-end full 1080p projectors with a professional warping and blending system.  The code is a modified version of a sample project with a custom camera class to properly adjust the FOV and camera offset for each projector and some code to synchronize the camera position across the network.  The system is being controlled with a wireless Xbox 360 controller.

PDC2008 ShowOff Entry: Multi-channel Virtual Earth | briankel | Channel 9

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