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Gigapixel Photography

Imagine a panoramic photograph with such high resolution that you could zoom in on a postage stamp more than half a mile away, or read signs that are blocks away from your vantage point. That is just what researchers at Duke University have created.

By | June 22, 2012

Photo of the Seattle skyline taken by AWARE2

Photo of the Seattle skyline taken by AWARE2

DUKE UNIVERSITY

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Imagine a panoramic photograph with such high resolution that you could zoom in on a postage stamp more than half a mile away, or read signs that are blocks away from your vantage point. That is just what researchers at Duke University have created. Led by engineer David Brady, they have developed the AWARE-2 camera, which can take a single shot with 1 gigapixel resolution by stitching together images captured simultaneously by 98 smaller cameras with 14-megapixel sensors.

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Avatar of: Itender Rawat

Itender Rawat

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August 2, 2012

Very nice panoramic photographs! Just shared these with my friends.

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