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RE: [PanoToolsNG] Re: igirama

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  • Mark Fink
    That and short skirts or kilts could be awkward... Mark ... From: PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com [mailto:PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
    Message 1 of 10 , Nov 27, 2011
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      That and short skirts or kilts could be awkward...


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      From: PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com [mailto:PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com] On
      Behalf Of PanoToolsNG.10.m8@...
      Sent: Sunday, November 27, 2011 10:08 PM
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      Subject: Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: igirama

      Another thing to consider, is that the number of people on the 'floor' at
      any one time would need to be regulated. Eg. 100 people on the mirror, would
      somewhat ruin the experience.


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      On 28/11/2011, at 7:16, "Erik Krause - > wrote:

      > Am 27.11.2011 05:00, schrieb panovrx:
      >> Ive been thinking why this should look like such an awesome illusion.
      > Me too. There is nothing new about viewing a panorama from the center
      > of a sphere or a cylinder. This has been done since ages, f.e. in IMax
      > domes. In fact the name "Panorama" origins from large painted displays
      > that where viewed from a central platform, often showing sculptured or
      > painted details even below that platform.
      > And obviously a panorama from a high place where anything of interest
      > lies below the horizon must be below the viewing person for a real
      > immersive experience. A glass floor would have served as well - with
      > the additional benefit of allowing for the upper hemisphere, too. But
      > a glass floor of that size is possibly harder to realize. And a
      > central platform wouldn't provide the thrill of beeing in mid air...
      > --
      > Erik Krause



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