Getting the Big Picture Quickly

ViSUS displays giga-pixel pictures on small screens - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsNovember 8, 2010 - 09.45 GMT
Using sophisticated new software named ViSUS, it took scientists at the University of Utah only seconds to produce a seamless, evenly exposed preview of the full panorama of the Salt Lake Valley. It looks almost as good as the full, 3.27-gigapixel panorama, even though it contains only one-3,600th as much image data. The new software is meant to help doctors, intelligence analysts, artists, photographers, engineers and others quickly and easily edit "massive imagery" that contains hundreds of gigapixels of picture data...More