Terrain360 announced today the release of its new graphical user interface for www.terrain360.com. The website for interactive panoramic 360° tours of trails, waterways and national parks now boasts an improved user interface, a set of useful new features, easier and faster navigation, taking user experience to a whole new level. The improvements have been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with better functionality throughout. Continue reading Terrain360.com Unveils New User Interface
For these ten days in 2017, all national parks across the country will waive admission fees, so grab your calendar and start making plans.
The 2017 free entrance days will fall on:
- January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- February 20: Presidents Day
- April 15-16 and 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
- August 25: National Park Service Birthday
- September 30: National Public Lands Day
- November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend
It might be a little cold out to take a real cruise down the Potomac River, but a new virtual tour can remind you of the waterway’s beauties from your own home.
The Chesapeake Conservancy has released a virtual tour of the Potomac River comprising nearly a half-million 360-degree images taken from a pontoon boat operated by Richmond-based Terrain360.com. Continue reading Enjoy views of the Potomac at home with new virtual tour
Terrain360’s Custom Pontoon Raft Fitted with Six-Camera Array Captured Images of Entire River
Today, Chesapeake Conservancy released a virtual tour of the Potomac River, including the north and south branches. As part of the John Smith Chesapeake Trail Riverview series, users can virtually travel down the Potomac from the perspective of a paddler with their computer, smartphone, or tablet, and also have access to a number of conveniences including geographic locations, historical information, and recreational amenities. Continue reading Chesapeake Conservancy’s Latest Virtual Tour Takes Viewers down the Potomac River
Ryan Abrahamsen is the creator of Terrain360, a company that creates virtual tours of hiking trails, national parks, and rivers throughout the United States. Similar to Google streetview, these tours use 360-degree panoramic images, taken every 40-60 feet, to put visitors into iconic places such as Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. Using custom-built pontoon boats with six cameras mounted 13 feet high, Ryan and Terrain360 have travelled the Chesapeake’s many rivers as part of the Chesapeake Conservancy’s John Smith Chesapeake Trail Riverview Virtual Tour series to give you a firsthand look at the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail from the perspective of a boater in the water. Continue reading Chesapeake Insider: RYAN ABRAHAMSEN
WASHINGTON — The Chesapeake Conservancy has teamed up again with a Richmond virtual tour company to map and record 92 miles of the Patapsco River, including Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.
After traversing the Susquehanna River last summer, Terrain360 decided its small boat with lots of cameras was ready for urban waters this year.
The Virginia-based firm and Chesapeake Conservancy came to the waters of Baltimore for their latest virtual tour, which has 360-degree views of Inner Harbor and the Patapsco River. Continue reading This virtual tour offers a boater’s view of Inner Harbor
An odd red raft, rigged with a 10-foot pole topped with cameras, will be cruising the Baltimore Harbor and Patapsco River over the next few weeks.
The Chesapeake Conservancy and a Virginia technology company are using the pontoon boat to create a virtual portrait of the harbor and river as part of a multiyear project to photo-map more than 3,000 miles of the bay and its rivers — think Google Street View, but on the water. Continue reading Chesapeake Conservancy is photo-mapping the Baltimore Harbor and Patapsco River
BALTIMORE (WJZ)– From your couch, to a kayak, you can now explore nearly all of the Chesapeake’s waterways online, all thanks to a Maryland non-profit, bringing conservation into the 21st century.
A pontoon has traversed and photographed thousands of miles of Chesapeake Shoreline, documenting the view from the water in an unprecedented way. Continue reading Custom Boat With 6 Cameras Shows Unique Perspective of Md. Watersways
An unusual looking boat is making its way around Chesapeake waterways and it’s on mission to give people views of the outdoors.
Operators of the boat said it will be similar to Google’s street view.
The custom-built pontoon from Richmond, Virginia-based Terrain 360 has a 14-foot mast with cameras taking pictures of the waterway.
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