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Object2VR API

Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 1:07 am
by sfkhooper
I'm using object2vr with actionscript 3. I would like to have buttons for zoom in, zoom out and rotate external to the object2vr, ie on another part of my flash project interface. Is it possible to call/initiate these 3 functions externally? I've had a look at http://gardengnomesoftware.com/wiki/Pano2VR_-_Flash_API, as i understand this code can be adopted by object2vr, but I don't see anything about zooming or rotating.

Re: Object2VR API

Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:11 am
by erik leeman
What about these then?

Changing the view
<panoclip>.pano.getPan(); // returns the current pan angle
<panoclip>.pano.setPan(angle_in_degrees:Number); // sets the current pan angle
<panoclip>.pano.changePan(offset_in_degrees:Number); // change the current pan angle

<panoclip>.pano.getFov(); // sets the current FoV
<panoclip>.pano.setFov(angle_in_degrees:Number); // sets the current FoV
<panoclip>.pano.changeFov(offset_in_degrees:Number); // change the current FoV

<panoclip>.pano.moveTo(pan:Number, tilt:Number, fov:Number, speed:Number ); // move to position

as i understand this code can be adopted by object2vr
That's interesting, may I ask where you found that information?
You say you use object2vr with actionscript3, do you have a link for us to see it in action?

Erik

Re: Object2VR API

Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:25 pm
by sfkhooper
Thanks very much for your reply. My project can be seen at the link below. Warning: This is a medical training simulation and contains images that some might find unsettling. I would suggest NOT clicking Patient 2 or Patient 3 if you find medical oddities unsettling. Having said that, the link is http://www.testing.expectra.com.au/cann ... n-AS3.html. You can see I have buttons down the left hand side that I would like to replace the standard Object2VR buttons.

I can't for the life of me remember where I read that the pano api could be used with object2vr, but I know that I recently read words to the effect that you just had to replace vr.pano. with vr.object2vr. in your calls - or something like that. I have scoured this site, the forum and google and cant find it. maybe it's just wishful thinking.
sfkhooper wrote:I've had a look at http://gardengnomesoftware.com/wiki/Pano2VR_-_Flash_API, as i understand this code can be adopted by object2vr, but I don't see anything about zooming or rotating.
...I meant in relation to use with an Object2VR object, pardon the ambiguity

Bottom line, can it be done?

Re: Object2VR API

Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:47 pm
by erik leeman
Considering how very different the images are structured in an object movie when compared to a cubical VR, I very much doubt it.
Other than Thomas telling us, only trying it will help getting an answer.

Erik

Re: Object2VR API

Posted: Sat May 01, 2010 2:28 am
by sfkhooper
Thanks, but I have no idea how to go about trying it

Re: Object2VR API

Posted: Sun May 02, 2010 12:35 pm
by sfkhooper
Who is Thomas? Can he be contacted?