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Beacon Virtua for iOS

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Key Details of Beacon Virtua

  • A VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATION OF BEACON ISLAND This app is for Google Cardboard supported headsets.
  • Last updated on April 18, 2020
  • There have been 4 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


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Developer's Description

A VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATION OF BEACON ISLAND This app is for Google Cardboard supported headsets.

A VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATION OF BEACON ISLAND

This app is for Google Cardboard supported headsets.

In Beacon Virtua you can explore the legacy of the VOC ship Batavia by visiting a simulation of Beacon Island. Beacon Virtua will take you on a tour of the island including its jetties, fishing shacks and several grave sites of Batavia voyagers who were buried on the island after the ship was wrecked and following the uprising. The graves have been reconstructed through a technique called photogrammetric 3D reconstruction, a process which uses multiple photographs of an object to build an accurate and detailed 3D model of it.

Beacon Virtua presents the island as it was in 2013, using audio and photography captured during multiple expeditions to the island to preserve this period in its history. In 2013 there were around 15 small shacks located across Beacon Island, originally used by the fishing community. These shacks have been recreated as 3D models, which can be explored inside and out. Around the island are photographic panorama bubbles offering 360 views of the island. These bubbles have been captured using a special panoramic photography process - stepping inside a bubble allows you to see the island from that point exactly as it was in 2013.


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
April 18, 2020
Latest update
April 18, 2020
Version
0
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
iOS
Operating System
iOS 12.1.2
Additional Requirements
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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