Video of Robotic Panohead and How To Make a Widescreen Marketing Photo with ICE

Here is a video of the robot taking a panorama of downtown Hanover.  The audio is faint, sorry.

Robotic Panorama Maker from Max Rottersman on Vimeo.

I’m noticing that lights throw off the auto-focus of the camera.  If I have enough light I’m going to have to close the aperature down as much as possible and set the camera to manual focus. 

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DIY Robotic Panorama Head

The most well-known robotic panorama head is the GigaPan.  At the time I started building my own, they were selling for under $300.  For what they do, that was (is) very cheap.  But I didn’t like the fact that I couldn’t modify the Gigapan or control it from my PC.  I also didn’t want a panohead that had weight limitations. 

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