Dr. Randy Kaplan, Computer Science, was on campus to check out some technology developed for NASA. It is called GIGAPAN and it allows photographs to be shot of a scene in sections. "It is a kind of robot picture taker that takes pictures of parts of a scene by automatically positioning the camera on the part of scene to be photographed," Dr. Kaplan explained. Above is a panorama of the Alumni Plaza. See full-size image at http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/11a3e281fa55f733006e97199fdac431
“ Givenchy by Alexander McQueen, Fall Winter 1999 Ready-to-Wear. Photographed by Thierry Orban. Sarah Burton: ‘I remember one collection - the prêt-à-porter autumn/winter collection - which involved a model in a Perspex robotic body.
~ The Majestic Redwood ~ Prairie Creek Redwood State Park, California. This amazing 300 foot tall, 1500 year old redwood was shot by Nick Nichols for National Geographic. He used a 3 camera, robotic dolly on a gyroscope to create this 83 photo composite.
A mosaic of images from the Curiosity rovers Mars Hand Lens Imager shows the rovers camera mast and deck. The pictures were taken on Oct. 31 during operations at a Martian sampling site known as Rocknest.