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Part 11: Making Virtual Reality Tours of Ukrainian and Canadian Churches

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Virtual Reality Movies used in Ukrainian ethnographic research, spatial stuff. Used a parabolic mirror attached to a digital camera. Computer software can generate that into a panorama, which can be made into a VR movie. You can have hot spots on the VR movie where you can click and get an enlargement. www.arts.ualberta.ca/uvp/.
He decided to find out how long it would take to do a VR of St. Anthony’s. It took six hours total, 90 minutes of filming, 4.5 hours at computer.
They have actual 3-minute interviews on line. Talking about people buried in the cemetery. Examples of VR movies. [Lots of oohs and ahs from the audience.] VR excellent for artifacts and vestments. You can rotate things. See the Kunda ceramics section of the website. It takes about 36 shots to do an object. The techniques are described on the website itself.
direct links to the Alberta Churches and Ukrainian Churches on the "uvp" web site: http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/uvp/pages/media/abchurches/ http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/uvp/pages/media/churches/
2:30-3:30: What Kind of Information Do We Need to Gather?

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Author: CIUS
Publisher: CIUS
Date: January 26, 2008
Language: English
Original Format: Digital audio recording

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CIUS, “Part 11: Making Virtual Reality Tours of Ukrainian and Canadian Churches,” CIUS-Archives, accessed February 24, 2020, http://cius-archives.ca/items/show/2183.
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