somewhat hidden feature of Apple's Safari Mobile browser has been
unearthed thanks to the popular app, 360 Panorama, by
Occipital. TheNextWeb is
reporting that an iPhone or iPod Touch device running iOS
4.2 can now view the panorama -- similar to StreetView in Compass
mode on Google Maps -- directly in the Safari browser.
to TNW, this has never been accomplished before on a
an image is captured with Panorama 360, the picture can be uploaded
to Twitpic or Yfrog and then viewed through Safari Mobile. As long as
gyro is set to "on", you can move the device in any
direction to experience a full panoramic view -- almost like an
iPhone-sized window into that location. The location can also be
viewed on the Maps app.
you're running Safari 4.2 and your device is equipped with a
gyroscope, take a look at this
link for yourself to see what it can do.