In the thesis, the making of a virtual tour will be presented. The aim of the thesis was to create a virtual tour of the interior of a submarine.
The initial part of the thesis presents virtual reality, defines what virtual reality is, as well as where virtual reality can be found. Described are the Park of Military History Pivka, the museum’s presentation and description of the exhibition on submarines where the submarine is located. At this point, the main problem or the idea of making a visual tour begins to develop.
Further on are described a 360 virtual reality photo, and a panoramic photo which is the main cornerstone of virtual reality. Presented are different kinds of panoramas. Enclosed are also photographs for better understanding of the differences between various types of photographs.
In the chapter titled ‘The manner of capturing panorama and virtual reality’ are presented cameras and software tools used for the production and presentation of virtual reality. Described are also applications for smartphones which enable producing panorama tours.
In the main part titled ‘Making 360 VR photo’, the making of a virtual tour is described. Presented are procedures for capturing photographs, the use of an omnidirectional camera, the manner of photography, followed by the editing of photographs and the making of a visual tour using the program Kolor Panotour Pro, as well as internet publication.
In the last part of the thesis, description and testing of the product’s functioning are presented.