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The Making Of NASA's Global Selfie: Thousands Of Photos From  Over 100 Countries
2014-05-22 03:39:02

[ Watch The Video: #GlobalSelfie: Photos Of Our Beautiful World ] Patrick Lynch, NASA On Earth Day this year, NASA asked people all around the world a simple question – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?” We asked people to answer the question on social media, with a selfie. The goal was to use each picture as a pixel in the creation of a “Global Selfie” – a mosaic image that would look like Earth appeared from space on Earth Day. Today NASA is releasing the...

2013-09-26 09:51:35

A new technique for panoramic, very-high-resolution, time-lapse photography for plant and ecosystem research Ever wonder what plants do when you're not around? How about an entire forest or grassland? Not even the most dedicated plant researcher can be continuously present to track environmental effects on plant behavior, and so numerous tools have been developed to measure and quantify these effects. Time-lapse photography has been used to study many aspects of plant behavior, but...

2013-08-22 23:03:54

Enables HD Imagery Community to Generate Revenue and Grow Their Network Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Gigapan today announced new subscription-based membership tiers to its online community. This creates new opportunities for photographers and organizations to expand their audience, grow their business, generate revenue and continue to discover remarkable HD imagery. In addition to the current Basic membership, Gigapan has added Premier, Elite and Enterprise membership tiers. The...

2013-07-24 23:18:11

Gigapan Tag offers a unique tool to connect with users and fans post event. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Gigapan, a leader in gigapixel imaging, today announced Gigapan Tag, an innovative digital marketing product combining social media with HD images. Gigapan Tag allows people to zoom in, find themselves and friends, tag themselves on Facebook and take interesting snapshots of the image to share - all of which posts to their social timeline. Gigapan Tag, formerly GigaTag, has been...

2013-06-19 23:02:34

NASA´s First Billion-Pixel Image of the Rover Curiosity Brings the Red Planet to Life (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Technology from GigaPan is being used to display images taken by the Mars rover Curiosity, a NASA mission investigating past and present environments within the Gale Crater on Mars. Managed by NASA´s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, the rover landed in August 2012 and is the latest mission to explore the red planet. Equipped with a camera capable of...

NASA Constructs Billion Pixel Image Of The Red Planet
2013-06-20 09:35:19

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Update (June 20, 2013 9:35 a.m.) Along with the NASA release of the first-ever billion-pixel mosaic of the surface of Mars within the Gale Crater, one company is taking the initiative to bring such brilliant displays to the public using its sophisticated technology. GigaPan, which offers gigapixel panoramas, is being utilized to display images taken by Mars Science Laboratory´s Curiosity rover. Equipped with a camera capable...

2013-06-03 23:04:25

Duke University Commencement, Edenton NC 300th Celebration among groundbreaking photos hosted on gigapan.com. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Aqueti, a new company commercializing digital gigapixel photographic technology, today released a new set of interactive photographs for public access. The set includes the 2013 Duke University Commencement, including commencement speaker Melinda Gates, and the 300th Anniversary Celebration for the City of Edenton, North Carolina. The press and public are...

Mount Everest Shown In 2 Billion Pixels
2012-12-20 06:49:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Filmmaker David Breashears has created a spectacular, two-billion pixel zoom image of Mount Everest to show the effects of climate change in the Himalayas. The interactive photograph reveals stunning details of the world´s highest peak, allowing viewers to ℠navigate´ around base camp and the mountain. Breashears captured 477 individual images to compose the gigapixel panorama of the Khumbu glacier from the...

Digital Panoramas Of Rangelands Could Be Rich Source Of Research Data
2011-09-20 10:32:20

  A scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is exploring how rangeland ecologists could use high-resolution digital panoramas to track landscape changes. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) hydraulic engineer Mary Nichols uses a digital camera to create a single high-resolution landscape panorama that users can zoom in on to study individual plants, animals or specific features in the landscape. Nichols works at the ARS Southwest Watershed Research Center in...

2011-04-21 23:05:00

Time-lapse GigaPans provide new way to access big data Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have leveraged the latest browser technology to create GigaPan Time Machine, a system that enables viewers to explore gigapixel-scale, high-resolution videos and image sequences by panning or zooming in and out of the images while simultaneously moving back and forth through time. Viewers, for instance, can use the system to focus in on the details of a booth within a panorama...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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