[Taxacom] FW: images

John La Duke john_laduke at und.nodak.edu
Mon Aug 6 11:10:42 CDT 2007


Charles,

It is the Helicon site I was looking for.

Thanks

John

>  I just replied to John off-list and now, reading Richard's
>contribution, I realise that I had got hold of the wrong end of the
>stick (so to speak).
>
>There are several software products that cope with image stacks. The one
>that I use (again, for microscope images) is Helicon Focus
>http://www.heliconsoft.com/heliconfocus.html
>
>Here is my original reply, that may also be of interest:
>
>Dear John,
>
>Might this be the Photosynth project being developed by Microsoft?
>
>See:
>http://labs.live.com/photosynth/
>
>and a presentation given at TED
>http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/129
>
>Regards,
>
>Charles Hussey,
>
>Science Data Co-ordinator,
>Data and Digital Systems Team,
>Library and Information Services,
>Natural History Museum,
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>London SW7 5BD
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>
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>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>[mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Richard Zander
>Sent: 06 August 2007 16:26
>To: john_laduke at und.nodak.edu; taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>Subject: Re: [Taxacom] images
>
>I remember the exchange but not the company.
>
>I tried photographing a microscopic item at different optical sections,
>then combined the lot into an animated GIF, supposing that fast flipping
>would artificially deepen the optical section and make a kind of 3D
>image in the brain. Didn't work, but might be my brain's fault. Good
>luck with this and I hope it works somehow.
>
>
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>>  -----Original Message-----
>>  From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu [mailto:taxacom-
>>  bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of john_laduke at und.nodak.edu
>>  Sent: Monday, August 06, 2007 10:04 AM
>>  To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>>  Subject: [Taxacom] images
>>
>>  One of the lists I am on sent out a post in the last six months that I
>
>>  cannot relocate.  Although this list is not the most likely choice, I
>>  am asking anyway.  Please forgive my request.
>>
>>  The poster listed a software company that had a relatively inexpensive
>
>>  program that allowed combining multiple photos of the same object into
>
>>  one image.  It effectively allowed you to take multiple shots at
>>  vastly different focal points and then put all of
>>  them into a single image.   The reference to this company was not the
>>  main focus of the post but was almost an aside.
>>
>>  Ring any bells???
>>
>>  John
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>>  John La Duke
>>  Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
>>  University of North Dakota
>>  Grand Forks, ND 58202
>>  701 777 3641
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