Cape Town Tourism has released a digital version of its popular visitors guide. A useful tool for visiting the Mother City, the guide was…
Sprayscape, released on Android, allows users to essentially create a Photosphere/360 photo with a “spraying” mechanic.
The app isn’t super accurate at all, even claiming to be a “quick hack” in the Google Play description.
“Sprayscape is a quick hack using the phone’s gyroscope to take pictures on the inside of a 360-degree sphere. Just point your phone and tap the screen to spray faces, places, or anything else onto your canvas,” reads the description.
Google Sprayscape isn’t accurate at all, but it makes for a neat, little distraction
In a cool touch, you can share Sprayscapes with friends, the app delivering a link (view here) for your contacts to visit in their web browser (complete with panning/tilting functionality). But you can don a headset as well if you’d like to check the final product in VR.
As for the actual experience, it’s pretty fast and has a slick, no-frills look at this stage. It’s clear that this isn’t meant to be a replacement for Cardboard Camera and similar apps, as there’s an emphasis on just having fun with the spraying mechanic, really. Still, the responsive gyroscopic system and seamless sharing makes this stand out from the pack.