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|Date/Time:||19-Oct-2010 06:14:53 +0000|
|Subject:||Re: What's a Gigapixel?|
Deep Zoom... terrible to know I was talking "Microsoftish".... What about
I agree that resolution per degree would be useful... but for geeks only.
Normal people who only want to view a "big" image, need something they can
relate to without having to get into math/geometry.
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 12:40 AM, Christian Bloch <#removed#> wrote:
> Yeah, except "Deep Zoom" is a particular Microsoft technology, and that's
> where this would become confusing when I use krpano as player.
> But I like Don's thinking, with resolution per degree. How about combining
> it with human thresholds?
> Wikipedia states 50 CPD (cycles per degree) as max resolution of the eye.
> So let's set the threshold of "Super" at double of that, 100 pixel per
> degree. And the visual field, including peripheral vision, is described as
> 200 degree horizontally and 135 vertically (60 above horizon, 75 below).
> Leaves us with 20.000 by 13.500 pixels. Not that much, actually. In regular
> terminology this would be a 270 MPixel pano, yet it is twice as detailed as
> a human observer would see it.
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