Useful Links

Panorama Photography

PanoTools Next Generation- The ultimate wiki guide for panorama photographers
Mailing list for PanoTools Next Generation- PanoTools NG Mailing list    
Panorama Software- Overview of panorama stitching, viewers and other tools    
GigaPan Camera- Robotic camera developed as part of the GigaPan project - see videos    
Hastings Industries Telepole-TM Telescoping fiberglass pole that can be used for taking birds-eye aerial panorama's    

GIS, GPS & Mapping

uDig- (User Friendly Desktop GIS) Java solution for desktop GIS data access, editing, and viewing and can be extended with Rich Client Platform plug-ins    
Gama least square adjustment- Powerful open source Software for the adjustment of geodetic networks by Ales Cepek, Jan Pytel and their development community (Gama Resource Centre)    
Sam Wormley's GPS Resources- Comprehensive site on GPS
DeLorme Bluetooth Logger GPS- Inexpensive GPS receiver that can capture Raw/RINEX format data when setup with their PostPro2 software. Opportunity to determine sub-metre positions using RINEX file and online Precise Point Positioning programs. Could also create your own GPS networks using multiple receivers and post procesing/adjustment software. Good for deriving coordinates for photo survey networks.  Alti-Tech 60hr power case.
Earthmine- System that captures linear networks of high quality panorama's captured with stereo cameras mounted on a vehicle. After processing, the panoramas's can be easily displayed and navigated, marked up and you can make measurements of visible point and line objects.
SketchUp- SketchUp is a 3D modeling program that is easy to learn, but has a fairly powerful toolset and is free to use for personal use.
Bosch DLR165 Laser Ranger- Inexpensive laser ranger which measures up to 50 metres.  Good range for photo survey networks. (review)
FatMax TLM100 Laser Ranger- Inexpensive laser ranger which measures up to 30.99 metres.  Product by Stanley Tools and Leica GeoSystems.

Future of Photography?

Super 3-D Camera- Stanford researchers developing 3-D camera with 12,616 lenses that has the potential to create an electronic "depth map" containing the distance from the camera to every object in the picture, a kind of super 3-D.

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