Hyderabad: IIT-Hyderabad has created a 360-degree virtual-reality film trailer on Begum Hayat Bakshi. The viewers will get to see Qutb Shahi tombs like never before.
History considers Begum Hayat Bakshi as one of the most influential women rulers of the medieval Deccan. She has contributed to three generations of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. The story of Hayat Bakshi Begum is of women empowerment. The trailer is titled, ‘Ma Saheba – The queen of Hyderabad’, it explores 360-degree VR animation as the latest technology of film.
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In this film, the technology enables the viewer to visit the majestic tombs of the Qutb Shahi from the comfort of their own location, interacting with the landscape as if almost they were physically present there.
“The installation aims at raising awareness about the intricate history of Hyderabad, while it also helps in encouraging virtual tourism. The objective is to create a Visual Model of the monuments in India. This is the first attempt in this series. This is a fusion of art and technology. I am sure that this will be helpful for researchers as well as tourists,” said Professor Deepak John Mathew – Head of Department of Design, IIT- Hyderabad.
The VR Demonstrations will be available for the public on 11th and 12th October 2019 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre and at the International airport – Hyderabad. as part of the Hyderabad Design Week celebrations.