Printed panorama

Q&A about the latest versions
Post Reply
Rajah
Posts: 254
Joined: Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:02 pm

Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:47 pm

Hi,

Has someone experience with a printed 360 wall.
Customer wants for an event a printed cockpit on the wall.
How can that be done?
I think of several rows of images stitched rectilinear in PTGUI?

Frans
User avatar
360Texas
Moderator
Posts: 3472
Joined: Sat Sep 09, 2006 6:06 pm
Location: Fort Worth, Texas USA
Contact:

Thu Jan 16, 2014 7:26 pm

Use a 180° angle of view fisheye lens. Stitch a set of 4 on the horizon. Projecting the cockpit as a sphere will when printed to a flat paper will show distortions in the top and bottom part of the print area. Suggest just cropping that area out. Print the center area. Hope the client doesn't need to refer to any instrumentation or flight controls in the cropped area.

For printing use a very wide roll paper 'Plotter' like used for printing construction drawings. You can usually find an Engineering Store that services engineering equipment and printing services.

For a normal wall height say 8 feet (2.5m) high using 3 strips bottom, center, top. OR maybe only 2 strips top and bottom.

LOLLL Better yet.... go ahead and create a cockpit spherical panorama. Use Pano2vr to create a cockpit virtual tour. Display on a VERY LARGE JUMBOTRON LCD TV Touch screen set. OR a computer projector to wall.
Dave
Pano2VR Forum Global Moderator
Image
Visit 360texas.com
User avatar
zap
Posts: 384
Joined: Thu May 29, 2008 12:13 pm
Contact:

Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:38 pm

Hi
Printing this out will be a hell of a challenge to get sth neatly,
Better to create a rectiliniar image from it and printi it huge size

or as suggested by 360Texas
Use Projector
You can even project into a dome or a circular to make it like real
Depends on your budget but it can be relatively easy done with multi projectors and some software...
360 Panorama Creators http://luxmap.com
Google Trusted Photographer
User avatar
jare
Posts: 357
Joined: Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:26 pm
Location: RU/CZ
Contact:

Fri Jan 17, 2014 6:48 am

Something like this? :-)
Attachments
preview_600_805.jpg
preview_600_805.jpg (42.14 KiB) Viewed 2761 times
User avatar
zap
Posts: 384
Joined: Thu May 29, 2008 12:13 pm
Contact:

Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:49 am

I Like

By thinking about it
Another way of creating a good rectilinear printout is by doing a megapixel pano.
All depends on the final print size for best quality.
360 Panorama Creators http://luxmap.com
Google Trusted Photographer
Rajah
Posts: 254
Joined: Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:02 pm

Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:54 am

Dave & Zap thanks for your suggestions.
My customer is not so sure anymore about printing.
He is going to think about it.

@jare Is this done by yourself?


Frans
User avatar
jobes
Posts: 87
Joined: Fri Mar 07, 2008 2:34 am
Contact:

Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:29 am

If you want a single image, consider Panini (Vedutismo) projection as it can show a wide FOV with relatively little distortion

If you want a series of immersive large format print to show a full 360° you could look at several different prints, side by side… as per Jare's example.

Here I printed a series of cube faces to show a full 360° (minus zenith and nadir)

http://blog.anti-limited.com/straight-t ... s-kitchen/

Resolution is key… if you want to print big, shoot high res!
Rajah
Posts: 254
Joined: Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:02 pm

Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:17 am

Hi Jobes,
Awesome images. Very nice art work!
Good story too!

Still some questions:
What are the measurements of the pictures?
At what resolution did you hand it over to CPS?
You did shoot it with a 15 mega pixel camera, so with a resolution of about 2736 x 3648?
You did not use Pano2VR, only PTGUI, but what did you have to stitch?
The output of Pano2VR HTML5 generates 2527 x 2527 and have about the same idea of yours? So that should be usable too?

Frans
User avatar
Chu
Posts: 89
Joined: Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:59 pm
Location: London, UK
Contact:

Tue Jan 21, 2014 1:47 pm

Rajah wrote:My customer is not so sure anymore about printing.
360Texas wrote:create a cockpit spherical panorama
jobes wrote:if you want to print big, shoot high res!
Printing is often cheaper than painting inside it, I drew inside a 'cockpit' I hand built in 2009 when I reverse engineered a cubic pano in low-fidelity wood...
Image

It is very possible, but resolution is key if making it from large format prints
Using:
Pano2VR PRO 6.1.5 pro 64bit
build 17926/5.12.2

Windows 10 x64
Human Brain v1.0

Image

Artwork
  • Aerosol
  • Design
  • Screen
Specialist
  • 360°
  • Stereoscopy
  • Illusions
Concept
  • Consultancy
  • Campaigns
  • Data
  • Education
est.1971
Rajah
Posts: 254
Joined: Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:02 pm

Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:45 pm

Hi Chu,

Interesting and confusing whitout 3D glasses :)
User avatar
Chu
Posts: 89
Joined: Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:59 pm
Location: London, UK
Contact:

Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:37 pm

Rajah wrote:Interesting and confusing whitout 3D glasses :)
Thanks Rajah, but you didn't need them for this version I made.

I made a stereoscopic version in version 2 and 3 though - very difficult, nigh on impossible to photograph for my exacting standards, so there's no digital facsimile.
Bit of a head-fry painting inside it
Using:
Pano2VR PRO 6.1.5 pro 64bit
build 17926/5.12.2

Windows 10 x64
Human Brain v1.0

Image

Artwork
  • Aerosol
  • Design
  • Screen
Specialist
  • 360°
  • Stereoscopy
  • Illusions
Concept
  • Consultancy
  • Campaigns
  • Data
  • Education
est.1971
Post Reply