updated 02:00 pm EST, Fri January 6, 2006
Redbug Mapwing 1.1
Redbug Technologies has released , a free Mapwing upgrade that offers enhancements and bug fixes. Mapwing is an application for building, sharing, and exploring virtual reality (VR) tours. Using only a digital camera and computer, users can create VR locations or "points" out of images and connect these together to form tours, which can be enhanced with an interactive map, text comments, website links, and detail image hotspots. Mapwing's Flash Viewer is a server-side Flash/PHP application used to embed Mapwing tours into web pages and create streaming Mapwing tours. The free upgrade includes improved image and hotspot performance, new circular-styled points, an enhanced undo system, numerous bug fixes, and Mapwing Viewer has been upgraded to version 1.1.4. Mapwing Creator Pro 1.1, a free upgrade for registered users, is available for $300 license and runs on Mac OS X 10.2.8.