This is an introductory sequence for a Web Racing gaming session. Web Racing is an online utility virtual racing utility which provides a simple interface for rowers, cyclists and runners in search of competition. Users to connect with other competitors without leaving their homes. This is a unique technology that is being used internationally by consumers, fitness facilities and educational institutions.
This project was developed using using After Effects. To create the Earth I used 3 different image maps for terrain and lighting and wrapped that around a sphere placed on a space background. The revolution of the Earth was animated using an expression instead of a keyframe animation. The use of heartbeats for the countdown was based around the idea of a fitness application.