AUBURN, Maine, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CampusTours Inc. (http://www.CampusTours.com & www.CampusMaps.com) today released an update to the company's Webby Award winning Virtual Capitol experience (www.capitol.gov). The new Virtual Capitol experience is based on HTML5 making it viewable on tablets and smartphones.
The Architect's Virtual Capitol: http://www.capitol.gov
"HTML5 virtual tours and interactive maps allow organizations to offer visitors a compelling and consistent virtual tour experience on smartphones, tablets, laptops, netbooks and desktops, all without requiring the visitor to download an app or install a plug-in," says CampusTours President Chris Carson.
The Architect's Virtual Capitol features a photorealistic interactive map of the entire United States Capitol campus, animated three-dimensional renderings of many important buildings, videos detailing the work of the Architect of the Capitol, hundreds of photographs and panoramic images, and a timeline cataloging important events in the Capitol's history.
"CampusTours is honored to have been chosen to design and build the virtual tour of the United States Capitol, and to have received the Webby Award in the Government category in the process," said CampusTours president Christopher Carson. "Today the HTML5 Virtual Capitol makes it possible for people to learn about the history of the Capitol buildings and grounds on virtually any Internet-connected device."
About CampusTours Inc.
CampusTours Inc. is an interactive media and software company specializing in meeting the marketing, Web and multimedia needs of academic, non-profit and government organizations. CampusTours specializes in developing virtual tours, video tours, and interactive maps that entice visitors and facilitate direct and meaningful contacts with audiences. The CampusTours MultiMedia Engine is currently the leading software application for producing and maintaining cutting edge virtual college tours, interactive maps, university timelines, guided tours, interactive video presentations and alumni/development presentations. CampusTours Inc. is the owner and operator of CampusTours.com, the Internet's virtual college tour directory, and CampusMaps.com, the Internet's university campus map directory.
CampusTours Inc. is based in Maine, and is privately held. For more information, visit www.CampusTours.com or call 207.753.0136.
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