Gigapan South America is a different way to explore South America through huge panoramic photos (gigapixel images).
To begin this fantastic experience with high resolution panoramic images, let's visit Gigapan Brazil, featuring some panoramic photos from Brazil's capital: Brasilia.
The panoramic picture shown below is part of the Brasilias Project, featuring the striking cathedral of Brasilia.
Designed to celebrate Brasilia's 50th. anniversary in 2010, the Brasilias Project is the creation of Ardonai Rocha. Read more here.
To enter the world of gigapan South America browse through the following panoramic...
It's a robotic platform for capturing high resolution panoramic images from a standard digital camera.
Gigapan allows to take pictures that are more than 1,000 megapixels and turning them into a single photograph panoramic experience.
The GigaPan Imager uses the same panoramic photo technology as the Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, used to collect amazing panoramic images of Mars.
As defined by the Global Connection Project... "The Gigapan project aims to help us meet our neighbors across the globe, and learn about our planet itself.
GigaPan helps bring distant communities and peoples together through images that have so much detail that they are, themselves, the objects of exploration, discovery and wonder.
We believe that enabling people to explore, experience, and share each other's worlds can be a transforming experience."
To learn more visit www.gigapan.org.
In order to capture your own gigapan you will need...
You can then upload the free panorama uploading software for Windows or MacOS X (Intel only) from Gigapan.org, to share your panoramic high resolution images for community exploration and comments from members.
Gigapan South America aims at sharing with you the striking beauty of South America through high resolution panoramic pictures.
We will be gradually adding more images from Brazil as well as other countries in the region.
So let's go gigapanning South America!..