Are the photos digital or film?
The photos are captured on 35mm film. The negative is then scanned to create a digital image. The two ends are sewn together through Virtual Reality software to create the images featured in the 360° World Atlas.
How are the photos taken?
The photos are taken with a Globuscope camera, a unique spring-driven device, which rotates on a vertical axis, exposing the film as it spins. The result is a photo without seams or edges (a common problem with traditional panoramic methods).
Did one person really take all these photos?
Yes. Everen T. Brown has traveled the world (over a million miles!) to obtain each photo in the 360° World Atlas.
What is a "VR"?
A VR refers to a Virtual Reality image that revolves in a complete 360-degree circle. They can also be called VR Tours, as they give you a complete 360-degree view of a location.
What is a "Hot Spot"?
A Hot Spot highlights important features and landmarks within an image. By clicking on the hot-spot button, you will be able to go directly to important features and learn more. For example, a VR of a large mountain might contain a hot spot. Clicking on it would reveal the name of the mountain as well as its height. Up to five hot spots can be found within an image
What is the educational value of the 360° WORLD Atlas?
The 360º World Atlas allows any child or adult to view a place as if he or she were there. Each Virtual Tour image is interpreted with historic and geographic information. Prominent landmarks are highlighted with hot spots for added interactivity and information. These features, combined with Everen T. Brown’s Explorer’s Journal and travel tips create an experience — not just a picture — of the place. Users can also create a Virtual Passport to keep track of the images they have viewed and also go on a Global Scavenger Hunt, adding extra knowledge through their experience.
Do any of the images contain content that may not be suitable for my child?
Each photo has been personally screened for both relevance and content. This assures you receive a product that is suitable for a child or adult of any age
Will I get a PRINTED atlas (book) when I purchase this product?
No, our atlas consists of software on a DVD (digital video disc). There are plenty of excellent books on the market; however, our digital format offers a Virtual Reality experience you cannot get from a book.
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Does the 360° WORLD Atlas come in different languages?
No, at this time the 360º World Atlas is only offered in English.
Is my personal information safe on this site?
Yes. We take every precaution to keep everything confidential.
How long will it take to receive my order?
Once the 360º World Atlas is released, your order will be processed immediately and sent via First Class U.S. Mail. Average delivery time will be less than one week. Rush shipping options are also available.
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