Microsoft Seadragon: New Image Technology


With the aqasition of Seadragon Software in February Microsoft is coming with new Imaging Technology called “Seadragon”. Its aim is nothing less than to change the way we use screens, from wall-sized displays to mobile devices, so that visual information can be smoothly browsed regardless of the amount of data involved or the bandwidth of the network.

Currently Seadragon is promises following:

  • Speed of navigation is independent of the size or number of
  • objects. Performance depends only on the ratio of bandwidth to pixels on the screen.
  • Transitions are smooth as butter.
  • Scaling is near perfect and rapid for screens of any resolution.

You can watch demo here or for more info visit live labs.

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