Southport In Virtual Reality
If your browser supports VRML you should
be able to wonder around Southport in 3D.
The VRML below was generated directly from information
stored in the SouthportNews.com search engine database.
If nothing appears above, you might not have VRML capabilities.|
Various VRML plugins are available:
Here as some other websites with VRML you can play with
How this was done.
Place data was sourced from the existing database records
Road and rail data was collated into the database
using a bespoke program written in Delphi which
allowed nodes and lines of different types to be drawn
onto a map image (of known position and size )and then inserted
into a MySQL database running on a seperate machine.
THe VRML world is built from the 'live' data,
although the version available online has been statically built