Vista Virtual Marketing Solutions Ltd was established in June 2002
in the village of Ardvasar, Sleat on the Isle of Skye. The company
was borne from a hobby producing scenic panoramic photographs for
display on a computer. It was quickly realised however that the
techniques and practices were highly transferable to a range of
different business sectors.
photography and virtual tours have been in existence for several
years with a number of companies developing software packages to
assist in the creation of fully spherical images. We have spent
time assessing existing software and developing new software to
assist in the creation of virtual tours at a competitive price.
Much of the credit however has to be directed toward Prof Dersch
for his development of PTViewer and PanoTools which is at the heart
of the eyeCon Vista business.
company is owned and run by Dr Rob Mollan and Dr Emily Mollan. Both
have had considerable experience in a variety of different business
sectors. After completing his PhD in medicine (The role of nitric
oxide in myogenesis), Dr Rob Mollan had spent seven years in commercialisation
of technology at the Rowett Research Institute and Scottish Agricultural
College. He therefore has extensive experience
in business development, intellectual property rights and technology
audits. Many of which skills he applies to the creation of effective
marketing web sites.
Dr Emily Mollan spent several years
after her PhD in Diabetes research researching factors that cause
oversize calf syndrome. Since becoming a mum she spent more time
on charitable work with the Birth Resource Centre and developing
the eyeCon Vista business
The company is keen to ensure that
businesses within Scotland and particularly the Highlands and Islands
can access the technology to promote their own products. This is
especially true in an area which is very much dependent on tourism.
It is to this end we are developing the business in an attempt to
provide cutting edge marketing technologies at a price which all