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GigaPan Offers Billion-Pixel Views

GigaPan Offers Billion-Pixel Views

Computer scientists modified a digital camera to enable users to create detailed panoramic photos and time-lapse videos where viewers can zoom in and out of the scene.

GigaPan Offers Billion-Pixel Views

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 17:45

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Inside Science Buzzwords:

  1. Pixel - A single point in a digital image or the smallest piece of a picture on a screen that can be controlled.
  2. Giga - A prefix in the metric system that means “one billion.”  For example, a gigapixel is a billion pixels, and a gigayear is equal to one billion years.

 

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Randy Sargent, System Scientist, Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute

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