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The real time machine

esplore the past of the exact place where you are.
Freely look around as you would with a classic binocular.
Zoom in and out to get any detail.
Get stimulating historical and touristic informations.
Shoot pictures and send them as postcards/emails/Cellphone messages.
Insert people you like in the historical environment.
Extremely easy to use and operate.
Educational and fun.

FAQ: all the answers you need

General questions

What is seen inside the Visor is a video or some kind of 360-degrees image like QuickTime VR?
NO: it is a full 3D model, rendered in realtime by specialized high-performance hardware.

Is it possible to position the Visor everywhere in the destination place?
Yes: since the view is a realtime rendering of a complete 3D model, by using the internal position configuration wizard each time it is installed, the Visor is able to show the exact view that would have been visible from its precise location and orientation, in a different time. No need to regenerate images or videos, all is done locally.

The Visor is geo-positioned in latitude and longitude? And all models are metrical?
Yes: all is precisely geo-positioned and all measures are metrical, so that the recreated virtual world is precisely superimposed to the phisical one.

How many degrees-of-freedom the Visor has?
The binocular can be moved in pitch(-40/+40 degrees), yaw(-90/+90 degrees) and zoom(1-20x)

The Visor can be installed in a fixed location? Even outside?
Yes: it is possible to power the Visor with a voltage from 12VDC to 110VAC to 240VAC, and it is water-resistant

The Visor can be placed in the morning and removed in the evening for non-fixed installations?
Yes: it is light enough to be brought around by a single man and can be folded for easy transportation. If needed, can be battery powered and run up to 12 hours then cahrged during the night.

The contents that are shown are created by you? Can we use our models and/or data?
The Foundation has all the experts needed to create high-quality compelling virtual worlds from any data available and can also provide data from various academic and institutional sources; however, it is possible to insert any exixting model and 2D/3D data of any format to further reduce costs and development time.

How much time is needed to create an historical reconstruction?
the development time ranges from one week to 3 months, depending on the complexity of the work.

Business questions

A Visor can be a business? Or can be installed to be used for free?
any usage is OK: it is possible to install a Visor in a museum to be used for free by visitors, it is also possible to install it in an open place with a coins reader as a paid service offered to tourists passing by.

What is the business model?
if a paid service, the user pays the time he/she watches in history. Could be something like one Euro per minute.

Do you sell the product or give it for free, sharing the revenues?
Is is possible to follow both paths, it depends on the place where the Visor will be installed, if part of the contents are already available, if the installer is a public/research/academic institution and so on. Generally, we are very open to any kind of proposal: send us an email explaining your project so that we can start talking.
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