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From maps to virtual reality

Posted by Samia Madwar on Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Address Is Approximate from The Theory on Vimeo

This video, now circulating online, brings Google Street View to life. In it, office equipment and toys come to life at night, watching wistfully as the computer screen takes them on a virtual journey. 
People have studied the potential of virtual reality and interactive mapping for years (here's a paper on using the World Wide Web — back when they called it that — as a mapping tool). It would be used for urban planning, people speculated, or for design, for virtual travel. But with Google opening ...

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