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Entries in Panoramic (6)

Friday
Feb252011

Can You See Me Now?

Recently I was quoted by Larry Greenemeier of Scientific American Magazine in his March Article: Imagine snapping a panoramic picture from the top of the Empire State Building, then zooming in on a speck to reveal a quarter lying on the sidewalk. That's the promise of single-shot Gigapixel cameras-cameras that shoot images composed of at least one billion pixels, or picture elements. Apart from their obvious appeal to photographers, Gigapixel images also hold tremendous potential for law enforcement and the military.  MORE>

Saturday
Jan152011

GigaPixel panoramic and interactive photograph of Seville

Sevilla 111 Gigapixels is a huge panoramic and interactive photograph of Seville city, which consists of 111 thousand million pixels. A new worldwide record since December 2010.Browsing the biggest photograph in the world from home and observe inch by inch La Giralda's belfry, La Torre del Oro's merlons, the details of the Cathedral's walls, and more than one thousand little details and corners of Seville is now possible thanks to the cutting-edge capture technologies and Internet, which allow us to immerse ourselves in this huge panoramic image and explore virtually all the places in the city, by scrolling and zooming in/out throughout it. MORE>

Saturday
Jan152011

Vancouver Gigapixel Panorama Project

Local photography services company Gigapixel has created a series of panoramic views of the city of Vancouver utilizing advanced photo-technology that allows the user to zoom in to see incredibly fine detail from miles away. Using this tool, you can zoom in on any point across the city and see enough detail to pick out street signs on the other side of town MORE>

Thursday
Aug122010

Special Forces’ GigaPixel flying spy

Developed under the auspices of Darpa, the camera is the sensor part of Autonomous Real-time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance – Imaging System or ARGUS-IS. The camera is composed of four arrays, each containing 92 five-megapixel imagers. The other parts of ARGUS are the airborne processing system, which has to deal with a phenomenal torrent of data, and the ground-based element. The airborne part fits into a 500-pound pod. MORE>
Wednesday
Aug112010

World's Largest Digital Photo

A Netherlands company has produced the largest digital panoramic photo in the world. So, what do we mean by large? After all, modern consumer cameras can easily take a picture with 5 million pixels. Well, we are talking about a photo of completely different dimensions. One with 2.5 billion pixels - that's 500 times more pixels than most of the best consumer cameras on the market today. MORE>

Tuesday
Aug102010

Billion-pixel panoramas from your own camera

A device that lets a camera take pictures with 100 times the resolution of the most advanced models on the market is poised to revolutionise amateur photography. The Gigapan allows people to take pictures which are more than a gigapixel - or 1,000 megapixels - in size, effectively turning a single photograph into a panoramic experience, around which the viewer can navigate on a computer. Yet the actual camera used is no more specialised than a regular digital model.  HERE>