If this sounds a little vague, consider the following four “promises” of Seadragon:
- 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 might already know of PhotoSynth. Perhaps prior to it being called PhotoSynth. PhotoSynth promises to change how we share photos and virtually visit places. Seeing is believing.
If you don’t see the video of the demo above go to the Ted page
Stunning. Another spectacular technology that Microsoft will likely never allow the public to benefit from. Meanwhile, you have Google Gears released for the world to Beta.