360 degree images or panorama pictures are being
offered in two different technologies - QuickTime and Java. Each
of them has their advantages and disadvantages, so choose appropriate
and enjoy the beautiful cities of Latvia!
Java Applet (JV):
If the Java support isn't included in Your internet
browser, it must be installed seperately. You can download the installation file here.
+) When the picture is being opened, it opens all at
+) Technology offers the automatic picture rotating;
+) Technology offers the possibility to view incomplete
panorama pictures (sectors);
+) You may use an [A] key for zoom in and [Z] for zoom
-) Opening the 360 degree images, there are downloaded
additional files together with every picture, so the opening time
can be longer than it would be using QT.
For objects, made in this technology, a special
program is needed (it is freeware), which, can be downloaded by
clicking on the QT banner.
+) Opening the 360 degree image, only one file is downloaded;
+) You may use an [Shift] key for zoom in and [Ctrl] for zoom out;
-) Installing QuickTime is more time-consuming;
-) The picture is being opened by sectors, although it can be considered
as an advantage, 'cause You may start looking the picture, before
it's completely downloaded.
*You may install the QuickTime, downloading
the installation file before!