- Tram Ho
Virtual reality: a new breakthrough technology for travel
Virtual reality (VR) technology and 360 video create a whole new experience compared to conventional photos and videos. Virtual reality tourism is a step forward of the tourism industry, is an opportunity to promote and communicate in a new way in accordance with the current development trend: Tourism 4.0.
DNot only helps shorten the process of finding information about a place, using virtual reality intelligently allows customers to experience immersive, even travel, interact directly into space, bring more realistic images. Destinations after being 3D modeled will be brought into virtual or augmented reality environments. Through VR glasses or AR device, users can experience this whole place.
Tourist spots often use pictures and videos to promote their place, such as the Louvre (Paris), Athens Citadel (Greece), Royal Academy of Art (London) … Virtual reality will play two important roles: one, a powerful destination marketing tool to entice people to travel and two, a temporary solution for those not ready to travel yet.
The hallmark of Nguyen Hue Flower Street opens a new trend
In Vietnam, virtual reality in tourism has been proven through real-world projects and implemented with unexpected results. Investors Saigontourist, AGS Technologies and AgriDrone – units under the management of AGS Technologies have used this technology to digitize Nguyen Hue flower sugar during the New Year’s Eve so that people across the country can visit.
o The complicated development of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nguyen Hue Flower Street Tan Suu Tet 2021 has to limit the number of visitors. Many people could not see the design of Duong Hoa even though the Organizing Committee extended the event for another day. In order to meet the enjoyment needs of the people of the country in the epidemic situation, the digitalization project applying 3D Scan technology, 360 VR Tour and Video 360 helps people experience and explore Flower Street at home. In which, the main highlight is VR Tour.
Combined with 360 photo technology, VR Tour brings the ultimate experience to Nguyen Hue Flower Street 2021. Developed from 360 degree photos and videos, VR Tour captures images in all directions at the same time. Through computers or smartphones, viewers can interact, move or rotate to see every 360 degree in the video, giving the feeling of being directly visiting. If viewers have specialized equipment such as virtual reality glasses, the experience will become even more intuitive, as viewers are actually walking around the Great Scenes at this year’s Nguyen Hue Flower Street.
Compared to conventional video types, 360 VR Tour stands out because it creates a realistic feeling about every angle of the object or the surrounding scenery. The VR Tour product at Nguyen Hue Flower Street 2021 uses Insta360 Titan drone and camcorder, the best 3D 360 camera available today.
In addition to VR Tour, the Nguyen Hue Flower Street digitization project uses drones such as the Matrice 300 RTK to 3D scan the entire area and make an introductory video of this year’s flower street.
The current pandemic has posed new challenges for the tourism industry, not just how transportation and accommodation services can implement strategies to facilitate social outreach measures. , but also about how international border regulations and closures work. Therefore, the above project is as an important mark promising to open up a new trend in tourism.
The success of Nguyen Hue flower street this year opens a new trend of applying 3D Scan technology, VR Tour and Video 360 for monuments and landscapes. As a result, landscapes in Vietnam can easily be experienced from afar as a genuine promotional method.
Visit the Nguyen Hue Flower Street VR Tour at: https://sohoaduonghoa.vn/vrtour/
The Nguyen Hue Tet Tan Suu 2021 flower street digitization project is carried out by AGS Technologies – a leading unit in Vietnam in the field of digitization and AgriDrone – a leader in the development of unmanned aircraft applications under management of AGS Technologies. AGS Technologies provides solutions for Smart City, precision agriculture and Travel 4.0; is a partner to implement the Livestream 360 project, and deploy digitalized 3D projects for many units in Vietnam. Visit website: agstech.vn to find out more information about AGS Technologies.
Source : Genk