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panorama

1. a large extended picture or series of pictures of a scene, unrolled before spectators a part at a time so as to appear continuous
2. another name for cyclorama

panorama

A building containing an exhibit of an extended pictorial representation of landscape or some event of note; usually depicted of a large, wide area.
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PB7 is the first stitching program which allows anyone to shoot panoramas hand-held without a tripod and produces high quality results without "fish-eye" distortion.
AMD (NYSE:AMD) has announced that 64-bit versions of software applications Crafty and The Panorama Factory running on the beta version of the upcoming Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP 64-bit Edition for 64-bit Extended Systems demonstrate significant increases in performance, up to 57 percent for the Panorama Factory, compared to 32-bit software versions.
Although the importance of the panorama was recognized by Walter Benjamin in his unfinished Passagenwerk and developed thematically in Dolf Sternberger's 1938 Panorama of the 19th Century, it is only with Oettermann's exhaustive treatment of the phenomenon that we can get a full view, as it were, of its significance.
E[acute accent]--Exports 360 degrees virtual tour panoramas to both QuickTime VR and HTML formats
spherical panoramas from conventional cameras and lenses.
Users can easily output their panoramas to a graphics file or QuickTime VR movie, where they can pan around the entire scene of a room or product, or zoom in for more detail.
QuickStitch creates panoramas from a series of scanned or digital photos and automatically stitches them together for spectacular panorama shots.
0 offers users the added flexibility of SmartStitch(TM), a one-touch auto stitching function that seamlessly merges multiple images together into exciting super-wide panoramas and even 360 degree QuickTime VR movies in either Macintosh or Windows platforms.
The panoramas can be used with Live Picture's patent-pending RealSpace technologies to link multiple panoramas, add navigational hot spots, stream audio and video, and embed 3D objects to create media-rich photospatial Web experiences for electronic commerce, marketing, entertainment, and training.