On March 22nd we had a small party in Seneca’s research lab (CDOT) celebrating Mozilla’s release of Firefox 4. We discussed the possibility that Mozilla had waited too long and were ‘beat’ by Microsoft’s release of IE9 . Dave Humphrey reminded us of a prominent open source adage by Matt Mullenweg:
If you’re not embarrassed when you ship your first version you waited too long.
I digested the statement and broadened it to include a small project I’m working on for XB PointStream. It’s an idea which was brought up in our last meeting with Arius3D. It’s simply a virtual museum used to view point clouds. Very much alpha.
So, here’s the demo: (works best with Firefox 4. No, really)
The room is rendered using Processing.js along with a .OBJ reader hack I wrote about a month ago. I hope one day it can reach the level of polish and sophistication of Google’s Body Browser Ha! Yeah right.
Let me know what you think. What should I add, remove or change?