Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

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Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

Postby OrangeDragon » Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:40 pm

Now you can explore the temples from your own home anywhere in the world. Pretty damn amazing really. Not as majestic as actually standing in them, for sure, but still incredible. Especially if you see it as a marketing strategy for tourism in the area... letting people see them online and then make them REALLY want to see them in person.

https://www.google.com/maps/@13.411676, ... eQ!2e0!3e5
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Re: Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

Postby OrangeDragon » Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:51 pm

Wow... not just the main temple... several of them! So cool.

Imagine this merged with an oculus rift! You could have a virtual tour company!
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Re: Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

Postby StroppyChops » Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:49 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:Wow... not just the main temple... several of them! So cool.

Imagine this merged with an oculus rift! You could have a virtual tour company!
Speaking of which, I have an Oculus Rift and folk are welcome to take a look - it arrives in cargo from Oz within the week. Do NOT combine with illicit products!
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Re: Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

Postby OrangeDragon » Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:57 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:Wow... not just the main temple... several of them! So cool.

Imagine this merged with an oculus rift! You could have a virtual tour company!
Speaking of which, I have an Oculus Rift and folk are welcome to take a look - it arrives in cargo from Oz within the week. Do NOT combine with illicit products!
Oh man, totally coming by next time i'm in town and playing with that!
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Re: Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

Postby StroppyChops » Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:59 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:Wow... not just the main temple... several of them! So cool.

Imagine this merged with an oculus rift! You could have a virtual tour company!
Speaking of which, I have an Oculus Rift and folk are welcome to take a look - it arrives in cargo from Oz within the week. Do NOT combine with illicit products!
Oh man, totally coming by next time i'm in town and playing with that!
Are you man enough? :D
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Re: Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

Postby OrangeDragon » Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:00 am

StroppyChops wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:Wow... not just the main temple... several of them! So cool.

Imagine this merged with an oculus rift! You could have a virtual tour company!
Speaking of which, I have an Oculus Rift and folk are welcome to take a look - it arrives in cargo from Oz within the week. Do NOT combine with illicit products!
Oh man, totally coming by next time i'm in town and playing with that!
Are you man enough? :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok4SRFbxALQ
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Re: Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

Postby StroppyChops » Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:03 am

^ LOL!

I've only had one person try the Rift so far and not be physically affected by it.
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Re: Google Street View has fully mapped Angkor Wat

Postby Mrs Stroppy » Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:45 am

OrangeDragon wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:Wow... not just the main temple... several of them! So cool.

Imagine this merged with an oculus rift! You could have a virtual tour company!
Speaking of which, I have an Oculus Rift and folk are welcome to take a look - it arrives in cargo from Oz within the week. Do NOT combine with illicit products!
Oh man, totally coming by next time i'm in town and playing with that!
Seriously cool!
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