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360cities.net is the web’s largest collection of stunning, geo-referenced, interactive panoramic photos, created by a network of thousands of the finest panorama photographers from around the world. Our unique library of 360 degree panoramas, created by a growing network of thousands of expert panorama photographers, is growing by thousands of images every month. Panoramas are viewed many millions of times monthly on our website and via our distribution channels.
Pixeet provides free hosting to showcase and manage your panoramas on smartphones, tablets or the Internet.
Pixeet also provides 2 size of miniaturized fisheye lenses to create 360 spherical panorama (top to ceiling) from smartphones (iPhone, Android,...), tablets (iPad, Galaxy,…) or compact cameras without any third party equipment or software.
Pano2VR and Pano2VR Pro are multi-platform tools that run natively on Windows, Mac and Linux for converting cubic, cylindrical, and flat panoramic images to Flash, HTML5, and QTVR formats in multiple resolutions that are viewable on multiple devices. Pano2VR also has a transformations output which allows remapping and resizing the input image to different projections for print or other uses.
The fieldOfView products range from virtual tours to to tailormade immersive technologies and experiences.
Active research and development of their in house developed panoramic engine SPi-V provides them with insights and expertise also applicable in simpler projects. With a background in web- and interaction design, their expertise extends beyond that of immersive imaging into the fields of usability and human-computer interaction.
SPi-V is fieldOfView's hardware accelerated panoramic viewing engine. The engine was built on a solid and extensible multimedia core provided by Macromedia's acclaimed Shockwave 3D.
Pragmatic and functional: the BUSHMAN Panoramic was inspired by the harsh environment the Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert face on a daily basis.
The concept is based on the notion of providing an affordable, high-quality product, durable and easy to use. We have thus created a complete range of innovative panoramic heads, of which Kalahari is the first.
Quality is our top priority. We work directly with our suppliers to ensure excellence in our products. Each item is carefully checked prior to shipment. We provide our clients with expertise based on field experience.
Spinattic was born out of the culmination of 2 companies built on manually designing and programming custom virtual tours. Virtual Media 360 and Ciudad Esferica together created an estimated 100 custom virtual tours for various clients and panoramic photographers in the virtual reality industry. We quickly found ourselves only serving clients with bigger budgets that would be able to pay for the long laborious hours designing and programming the tour's interfaces.
PanoramaStudio for Windows and Mac OS X is a comprehensive solution for the creation of panoramas.
PanoramaStudio 2 and PanoramaStudio 2 Pro can stitch the photos of virtually any camera or lens.
You can create high-quality panoramic images as well as interactive 3D panoramas and virtual tours for the web, which run on any Flash or HTML5 enabled device.
SkiVR, based in France, gets you the best hardware and software available on the market to build great panoramas. We distribute/resell different manufacturers such as Nodal Ninja, Sunex, Gigapan, Panogear, and also software editors: Kolor, Easypano...
We speak French and English. We also offer panorama shooting services.
WebRotate 360 are specialists in software and equipment for 360 degree product photography and the developer of WebRotate 360 Product Viewer, a multi-platform desktop software and a web viewer for publishing interactive 360 product views on the web. The software features a complete 360-degree image editing and publishing workflow that eliminates the need for third-party tools and other post-production steps.
krpano is a small, versatile and high-performance viewer for interactive 3D panoramas on the web. It is based on the cross platform Adobe Flash Player, the world's most popular software platform for interactive software.
krpano supports all kind of panoramic formats for display - 360x180 formats like equirectangular/spherical images, cubical panoramas with 6 images or one imagestrip, cubical QTVR .mov files, and also partial and flat panoramas/images, it would be possible to display also Zoomify images with krpano.
A new way to take pictures.
RICOH THETA is light and small enough to carry with you anywhere. But unlike a normal camera, there’s no need to pose or compose your shot in any way. RICOH THETA lets you take pictures without even thinking, just hold it at any angle and hit the button.
Kolor is a global leader in image stitching, virtual tour and 360-degree video solutions. The company has been awarded several times for its expertise and innovation. Kolor is partnered with Intel and a member of the Edit cluster and development hubs of Ora and Imaginove.
Seitz Phototechnik AG of Switzerland is a market leader in fast panoramic equipment and has been an innovator in 360° solutions for over 50 years.
Seitz' products include automated virtual reality equipment (VR Drive) as well as 360° panoramic scanning cameras (Seitz D3 Digital Scan Back) for high speed and high resolution.
PTGui is panoramic stitching software for Windows and Mac OSX. Originally developed as a Graphical User Interface for Panorama Tools (hence the name), PTGui now is a full featured photo stitching application.
Use PTGui to stitch any number of photos into a panoramic image.
360 Tactical VR Ltd are specialists in supplying 360 Immersive Imaging Solutions for businesses / police / security forces. 360 Tactical VR have formed strategic partnerships with the world’s leading developers of 360 panoramic imaging products to bring you a complete single source solution for all your VR imaging requirements.