Presentation on the Internet
Roberto Vdovic, dipl.ing. arh, Faculty of Architecture, University
in the field of the spatial presentation on the Internet offers
new dimension for providing three-dimensional information on the
Web. The VRML become standard in 1997. However, until recent improvement
of the graphic capabilities of personal computers and growing
throughput of the Internet infrastructure, only few application
of the spatial presentation on the Web was available. This fast
growing field of various applications is supported by few basic
technologies, which are under constant development. Technology
such as panoramic images, Web 3D objects and 3D scene for the
Web are basic classification under which different developers
intensively build they specific approach.
This field is also interesting to education because visual aspects
of the subject presented, to the architecture as presentation
tool, and also as collaboration tool for the Internet.
Some of the recent authors works from educational to commercial
that are using these technologies are elaborated. From virtual
building, furniture presentation and interactive design to the
merchandise tools and assembling assistant for Swatch AG, Swiss
are presented in this work.