Monthly Archives: August 2008

Labor Day Links: 360 HDR, the GigaPanBot, and the DNC

Since releasing HD View 3, I’ve started getting links to some great new 360 HDR content.  The combination of 360 and HDR really shines in HD View.  Click here for a full page of examples from Bernhard Vogl, and here … Continue reading

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Embedding HD View in PowerPoint

The Beta 3 version of HD View can be embedded in a PowerPoint slide.  Below are a few easy steps to do that in PowerPoint 2007. 1) Make sure that you have HD View for Internet Explorer (as opposed to … Continue reading

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Deep Zoom support in HD View tools

There are two main tools for converting a large image into the HD View format.  They are hdmake, a command line application, and the HD View Photoshop plugin.  The HD View format is very similar to the Deep Zoom format.  … Continue reading

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Automatic Image Stitching in Deep Zoom Composer

Deep Zoom is a terrific new feature that is available in Silverlight 2.0.  The best way to describe Deep Zoom is that it allows Silverlight to natively load arbitrarily large images.  To get an idea of what Deep Zoom can … Continue reading

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Petra 360 on National Geographic

National Geographic’s web site has a great gallery of 360 panoramas from Petra, Jordan.  They have a slide show of 6 different panoramas from around the ancient city.  For each of these you can click on "View in HD" to … Continue reading

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High Dynamic Range in HD View 3

This post is all about high dynamic range imaging (HDRI).  As I mentioned in the Beta 3 announcement, HD View is the best way, that we are aware of, to interact with HDR images over the web.  We take advantage … Continue reading

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