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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: "The Block" -- a social history project

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  • Ken Warner
    I agree. I am interested in viewing the documentary but don t have the time to waste on all the fluff.
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 1, 2012
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      I agree. I am interested in viewing the documentary but don't have the time to waste on all the fluff.

      jrgen_schrader wrote:
      > Full ack.
      > Those overambitious projects render themselves into oblivion.
      > When it takes more then a minute to just load an intro sequence with no content, then waiting again for another sequence without knowing what's gonna happen I immediately lose interest. Plus navigation is rather confusing to me.
      > Nonetheless personally I am highly interested in this kind of documentation and I will work through that mess, but I can assure you, I won't like the creators for doing this to me :))
      >
      > Jürgen
      >
      >
      > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Michel Thoby <thobymichel@...> wrote:
      >> Hi Peter,
      >>
      >> Le 30 juin 2012 à 23:42, Bostjan Burger a écrit :
      >>
      >>> Very interesting! Nice approach to the social geography. I have passed only few scenes but the impression is great. Quite heavy files (but with the reason)... I needed almost a (whole) minute to load a single scene ;)
      >>>
      >>> Bostjan
      >>>
      >>> http://www.sbs.com.au/
      >>> (the link is at the top of the page) ... or direct
      >>> http://www.sbs.com.au/theblock/#/welcome
      >>>
      >>> it takes a while to get past the first intro sections but then there are a lot of panoramas. It is a project by a TV channel here to document a location in inner Sydney with strong indigenous history.
      >>>
      >>> I made day/night panoramas for 20 locations which I stitched and gave to them but the rest is all inhouse production -- including developing their own pano viewer and navigation. It is a rather unusual navigation system but works pretty well I think. It keeps the user going around the block without being too constraining or having "next pano" hotspots everywhere.
      >>>
      >>> PeterM
      >> This is probably a masterpiece. But Bostjan said it all: it is so long to load each of the scenes. I may come back again later to view more of the project... when I get the mood ready for waiting long enough.
      >>
      >> Michel
      >>
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