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International Conference on Advances in Computer and Electronics Technology - ACET 2014

Telling the Local Story: An Intelligent Interactive Tour for Pagoda Tourism using 360 Degree Panorama



The “Kuu” is the pagoda located in Mahasarakham province, Thailand. This pagoda is the cultural travel place. The most well-known pagoda named “Santaluk” is located in Nadun district, Mahasarakham province Thailand built with the laterite stone in Cambodia art for collecting the image of Buddha and functioning as the hospital. The interactive tour representation system for pagoda is the database together with the reality application based on Web application that is able to represent the in novel way. User is able to feel like at in the physical travel place. This system is divided into 2 parts that are 1) Pagoda database developed with PHP, HTML together with MYSQL database, and 2) Interactive tour representation system that is collected the 360 degrees picture with in one shot from camera and special lens. The image processing technique is used for transform the picture to the 360 degrees dome where the user located in the center of the dome feels like in the physical travel place. Moreover, the map of the physical place must mimic to generate the map of the Interactive representation system using Google Street View Image API. The user is able to walk along the map, truthfully. Moreover, this system is able to manage via Web application, easily. This research tested the performance form the questionnaire for tested the usage and interactive with user. The average results are 3.88 and 3.81 that the website is more satisfied. The users are able to access the interactive system anywhere, anytime, and anyplace. Additionally, all of the data will collect in the digital format that can easily be stored and searched.

Conference Title : International Conference on Advances in Computer and Electronics Technology - ACET 2014
Conference Date(s) : 26 - 27 August, 2014
Place : SCOPE Admirality, City University of Hongkong, Hongkong
No fo Author(s) : 5
DOI : 10.15224/978-1-63248-024-8-70
Page(s) : 137 - 141
Electronic ISBN : 978-1-63248-024-8
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