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Making The Gigapixel ArtZoom

September 18, 2016 Chris Hills CPP, CRMP 0

(Microsoft Research) Hundreds of years ago, before the age of movies and the internet, people flocked to see large-scale panoramas displayed in buildings designed specifically to house them. Fast forward to the present, and it is only very recently that MORE >>

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This 46 Gigapixel Image Of Space

September 18, 2016 Chris Hills CPP, CRMP 0

(engadget.com) Astronomers at Germany’s Ruhr-Universitat Bochum have unveiled the largest space map ever compiled on Friday. The image is composited from some 268 individual shots captured over the past five years and spans a staggering 46 billion pixels. That’s 855,000 MORE >>

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Google’s Gigapixel Art Camera

September 17, 2016 Chris Hills CPP, CRMP 0

(petapixel.com) The ability to browse a museum’s library of art online isn’t a recent development, but Google’s Cultural Institute is improving that activity. The company built a camera specifically for capturing works of art in a way that displays detail MORE >>

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40 Gigapixel Strahov Library

September 16, 2016 Chris Hills CPP, CRMP 0

This image was created from 3,000 individual photos stitched together into a single image that is 280,000 x 140,000 pixels. That’s around 40 gigapixels, or 40,000 megapixels. If you printed this photo it would be 23 meters (or 78 feet) MORE >>

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