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Panoramic Virtual Museum Website

Hafsah U-seng, Hafsah (2012) Panoramic Virtual Museum Website. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Panoramic virtual museum website refers to the idea of displaying and promoting artifacts virtually with 360 degree view using the digital or electronic devices to wide public. Even though there are many panoramic virtual museums existed throughout the world, but the number appearance of this technique within Malaysia is considered few. A panoramic virtual museum website is developed as an alternative way of museum visitation for visitors who find some difficulties due to the insufficient of accessibility and etc. It also produces a simple but complete self guided virtual tour through panoramic virtual reality technology for local museum, Pasir Salak Historical Complex. The website comes out with an immersive virtual environment displayed that makes visitors feel as if they are physically present in the museum. Audiences can manipulate the scene up to 360 degree rotation, move, resize, set an automatic rotation and turn it into full screen mode. This website also provides the tour that consist “hotspot” which enable to link from one section to another while providing the popup information and narrations for the objects shown. The project has implemented with water fall methodology which identified as a suitable method in developing the panoramic virtual museum website. It consists of many series of the definite phases that run with an intended to start sequentially after another. This method provides an easily maintaining and iterating function when the requirements are changed. Panoramic virtual museum website of this project has not been implemented yet by any museum websites in Malaysia before; furthermore, the study of general community’s interest has shown good responses and direction for its development supports by good feedback from assistant curator of the respective museum (Pasir Salak Historical Complex), the website is worth being developed. With these, the panoramic virtual museum website not only standing as a medium of interaction between general public and museum but also able to enhance status of technological used by museum in Malaysia as well.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subject: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Sciences and Information Technology
Depositing User: Users 1278 not found.
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2012 09:32
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:40
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/3878

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