And very two dimensional... It's so much more awesome when you can "look around" objects and see them from many angles.
I'm still baffled as to why we don't have a good standard composite picture format in the modern time. Back in the late 90's I figured by the 10's all cameras would do burst photos in a way where you could walk around an object and than auto weave them into a rotatable/zoomable environmental shot. (They have the processing power to do so now, in camera.)
Instead it's still no more popular or easy to do that today as it was in the 90's...
True... Hard to tell demand when you never try. XD At least in the cutting edge modern times we have "Photosphere's" starting to work their way into the newest cellphone OS's. Which is at the very least a step in the right direction.
I personally hope the photosphere's take off pretty good too. they is some be pretty awesome stuff that could come to be if they do like making tiny orbital blue tooth cameras add that you could set on something to take a photosphere or a set of timed spheres and than use a HMD (Head Mounted Display) to get a 360 bubble you could look around.
Not really useful for taking pictures of objects but you have to admit that would be awesome for capturing environmental moments like partys..etc. Taking a moment to daydream, just imagine how awesome it would be if it catches on and they make a video sphere capture station! For things like weddings, reunions, festivals you could put a couple of stations up around the event areas and be able to really have a cool system since than you could not just see something happening as if you where standing their but be able to move around to different points! Mix that with the new "smell-a-vision" style tech that's starting to come out and you could really do some cool media/commercial stuff as well.
Of course it's only a pipe dream unless the masses decide they like the idea...