Friday 8 February 2013
This virtual tour allows you to explore the ruins of Leptis Magna, one of Libyaâ€™sÂ ancientÂ Roman cities, a place that is very hard to visit, just like you were standing there.
Corey Jaskolski is an engineer, specializing in creating technologies for some of the most challenging environments on Earth. He is currently developing new imaging solutions to help National Geographic explorersâ€”and othersâ€”capture imagery that lets us all see the world in new ways. He took part in the exploration of the wreck of the Titanic. To realize this project in Lybia, he developped a motorized system (similar to the products we offer) in order to automate the process.
Thanks to the Gyrometer of the iPad, you can explore the ruins with an amazing realism and discover the entire city. According to Corey Jaskolski this kind of project gives a new dimension in photography. These new type of virtual images are particularly powerful in a world where weâ€™re inundated with photographs. It creates more impact and interest in addition to give to people at large the opportunity to discover places that are almost unaccessible.
National Geographic just celebrated its 125th birthday! We take this opportunity to wish them a happy birthday!
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