MS ICE stereographic projection

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MS ICE stereographic projection

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I've just stumbled across a neat feature in MS ICE. If you have a 360deg panorama and you use the stereographic projection then you can 'bend' the projection to render the image as a circle:

1) watch the video on the MS ICE web page:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/researc ... te-editor/
2) find a full 360 panorama, here's one I posted earlier:
https://eileenslounge.com/viewtopic.php ... 23#p260623
3) apply stereographic projection and reshape it as shown in the video
4) use the autocomplete to fill in the sky and you get version below.

Ken
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Wow, although I've been using ICE for years, I didn't know about these features!
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Here is one created from a video I took in 2018. The application couldn't process the path in the center, but it's still neat.

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HansV wrote:
01 Jan 2021, 19:18
Wow, although I've been using ICE for years, I didn't know about these features!
Same here, serves us right for not reading the instructions :laugh:

I finally did that yesterday because elsewhere (on a photo forum) someone had suggested using MS ICE to combine photos in a way I didn't think was possible. I was right but it was in finding out I was right that I learnt of these features.

I don't have many 360deg panoramas to play with but one is of the arena at Pompeii. That works quite well, giving you a strange sort of aerial view, including, relative to the background, somewhat oversized images of my wife and youngest son :laugh:

Ken