GigaPixel photos now being used in the sciences

Published on May 29th, 2009 | by Admin


GigaPixel photographs, originally developed by NASA, are now being used in various scientific disciplines.

Developed by GigaPan systems, a for-profit company, the new GigaPan system allows users to create these superhigh-resolution panoramas with ordinary digital cameras.

With camera attached, a robotic GigaPan tripod systematically photographs a scene with thousands of close-up images, which are later stitched together with proprietary software.

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One Response to GigaPixel photos now being used in the sciences

  1. Joisan says:

    fantastic. however, there is no privacy left..not even for a lizard..

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