Virtual Reality

Create your own Google Virtual Reality Tour with Google Street View

Since 2015, Google Expeditions    has brought more than 3 million students to places like the Burj Khalifa, Antarctica, and Machu Picchu with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).

 

Google  recently announced Tour Creator,   which enables students, teachers, and anyone with a story to tell, to make a VR tour using imagery from Google Street View or their own 360 photos. The tool is designed to let you produce professional-level VR content without a steep learning curve. “The technology gets out of the way and enables students to focus on crafting fantastic visual stories,” explains Charlie Reisinger, a school Technology Director in Pennsylvania.

How it works

Once you’ve created your tour, you can publish it to   Poly, Google’s library of 3D content. From Poly, all you need to do is open the link in your browser or view in   Google Cardboard.

The Tour Creator lets you quickly create and share  Virtual Reality tours of your favorite locations from all over the world.

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