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2011-04-21 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Viewers, for instance, can use the system to...

2010-10-15 06:58:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiming to explore innovative use of GigaPan in the classroom, the field and the laboratory, the Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging will feature all aspects of gigapixel technology in the science field. Gigapixel technology is changing the way we see and communicate. From space exploration, archaeological discovery, to nanotechnology and beyond, gigapixel imaging is providing scientists with a new level of exploration and discovery....

2010-05-10 06:05:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- First, it was a breathtaking image of Paris that set the record as the world's largest digital panorama at 26 gigapixels. But that record was broken as GigaPan announced today that an image taken of Dubai has taken the top spot as the world's largest digital photo. The gigapixel image that can be viewed at photo sharing site GigaPan.org, topped out at 45 gigapixels. If printed, this photo would be the size of nearly 1200 billboards. Recently,...

2010-04-27 10:06:00

PITTSBURGH, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from Google Inc., NASA and National Geographic will be among the speakers exploring the scientific uses of panoramic imagery at the first Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science, Nov. 11-13, 2010, at Carnegie Mellon University. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) The conference, sponsored by the Fine Foundation of Pittsburgh, will focus on new technologies for producing electronic images that...

2010-04-01 09:00:00

High-Definition, Panoramic Images Provide Stunning View of Historic Sites HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania today became the first state in the nation to use Google Earth and GigaPan as a means of inspiring travel through a new tool that enables people to explore the Pennsylvania Civil War Trails online. "This new tool for Pennsylvania Civil War Trails will allow Pennsylvania to solidify its position as an industry 'thought leader' in tourism by not just...

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2009-02-02 15:40:00

When a new president is inaugurated, it's a big event, and it calls for a big picture.To be precise, 1,474 megapixels.Using the same NASA technology that Mars rovers routinely use to image the Red Planet, photographer David Bergman created an unprecedented 1,474 megapixel panoramic photo of President Obama's inauguration. (For comparison, an ordinary digital photo contains less than 10 megapixels.) Click on the image below to pan around the rotunda and zoom in on some of the two million...

2009-01-27 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA spinoff technology from the Mars exploration rovers was used to capture a unique panoramic image of President Obama's inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A photographer at the inauguration, David Bergman, used the Gigapan camera system to generate an image from a press platform. The resulting picture is a combination of 220 images with an overall size of 1,474...

2009-01-27 14:02:57

The U.S. space agency says one of its spinoff technologies from the Mars rovers was used to capture a unique image of President Barack Obama's inauguration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said photographer David Bergman used the Gigapan camera system to generate an image that's a combination of 220 images with an overall size of 1,474 megapixels. The Gigapan system is a NASA spinoff technology that can capture thousands of digital images and weave them into a uniform...

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2009-01-27 14:20:00

NASA spinoff technology from the Mars exploration rovers was used to capture a unique panoramic image of President Obama's inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20. A photographer at the inauguration, David Bergman, used the Gigapan camera system to generate an image from a press platform. The resulting picture is a combination of 220 images with an overall size of 1,474 megapixels. The Gigapan system is a NASA spinoff technology that can capture thousands of digital images and weave...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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