Items tagged with SeaDragon

It appears that a Microsoft has finally come to the iPhone. The company's Live Labs team has developed a mobile image-browsing tool called Seadragon Mobile. The free application allows users to "infinitely zoom" on even the largest pictures with nearly zero transition time. By storing images at multiple resolutions in "the cloud" and presenting only the necessary pixels at a time, the app sidesteps the usual bandwidth and image size constraints. Seadragon is the core of Microsoft's Photosynth photo-browsing software. Photosynth takes dozens of user images and merges them into a '3D' landscape, and when combined with Seadragon, users can quickly and intuitively sort through large quantities of... Read more...