Creating Panoramas in SketchUp and Pano2VRAECbytes Archived Article (July 29, 2009)

Interactive panoramas are a compelling web technology that gives the viewer a better sense of space compared to a static photo. In this article, I'll show you how easy it is to create this type of interactive experience starting with either a 3D model or a panoramic photo using Garden Gnome Software's Pano2VR image converter for Windows/Mac/Linux. SketchUp can't make panoramas by default, but this functionality can be easily added with a ruby script.

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Scott Onstott has a degree in architecture from UC Berkeley and worked in several prominent architecture, engineering, and interiors firms in San Francisco. In addition, he taught AEC software to thousands of students at several Bay Area universities. Scott has written and edited scores of books, magazine articles, and video tutorials. He can be reached via

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