panorama software,virtual tour software
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2004-08-13
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I would think that the two classic customer groups would be:

- Hotels
- Realestate Agents

I have just sold 2 panos to a town (both panos less then 140 kb)

http://www.marktold.com/eglisau/eglisau01.htm

http://www.marktold.com/eglisau/eglisau02.htm

I never experienced that any customer group is more likely to buy panos then the other. I have sold to movietheatres I thought they would never buy and have not sold to Ski-Resorts I was 100% sure they would by.

I allways depends on various factors like:
- do they have spare money
- is the responsable person fond panoramas
- do they have a own photographer
- the day mood of the person you talk to

I guess it's like any other work. You have to earn your money.

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Markus


Nikon D70s, Sigma 8 mm, 4 to 12 shots, Agnos MrotatorTShort, PTGui, PS CS3, and lots of other software :-)
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2004-08-14
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Hi Markus

Yes of course, you always have to do the footwork in order to find the client...and their 'mood' is all important. 

I hadn't realised you could also make PTviewer images rotate (sorry - I'm new to this).  Lovely river setting by the way.  Puts me in a mood for a mountain walk and a large stein of cold beer! 

Cheers


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2004-08-11
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Hi there

You can only save to QuickTime format from Panoweaver if you convert to cubic.

Remember though Java 95 % of Computers, Quicktime about 10%

Java Download about 50 KB, Quicktime about 8 MB

So I go for Java with small panos as you have them, once you go bigger QT is the only choice I think.

PTviewer lets you add own splash gif and you can fix your own navigation.

I dont get that much problems on outdoor shots with 3 shots as you took them.

Did you use EA lock. I guess you must have. Anyhow I usually go to PhotoShop and use the healing brush to fix minor errors on the top.

Hope this helps.

PS what Angos Mrotator did you use?

Regards Markus


Nikon D70s, Sigma 8 mm, 4 to 12 shots, Agnos MrotatorTShort, PTGui, PS CS3, and lots of other software :-)
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2004-08-11
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You mentioned that your avarage file size is 1 MB. I did not check it but if this is true they are way to big.

Id say for the size you are presenting 300 KB is the max you should have. Play around with you .jpg compression.

Markus


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2004-08-11
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Thanks for the feedback - sounds like Java is the choice for now then. 

Re. the rotator, I used the MrotatorB FC-E9 with the support bracket for the 8700.  Lovely piece of kit and far more affordable and simple to work with than the Kaidan head.

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