[Taxacom] [SPAM] Re: extended focus in images: Photosynth

Timothy M. Jones tpolonski at adelphia.net
Thu Aug 21 21:13:07 CDT 2008


Site has crashed periodically throughout the day and they <MS>  have 
been admitting it.  It is working now.   Download is relatively small 
but one must have a Windows Live ID to download, use and post, or so it 
seems.
If it works as demonstrated, wow,
Tim

Shorthouse, David wrote:
> Not to throw a wrench in current practices, but has anyone yet taken a close
> look at the Photosynth offering: http://photosynth.net?
>
> David P. Shorthouse
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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 Chris Glasby
>> Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 7:28 PM
>> To: taxacom
>> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] extended focus in images: Automontage, DPXView Pro
>>     
> EF,
>   
>> Combine Z, others?
>>
>> There is a recent (2008) comparative review in Microscopy and Analysis
>> 22(3), which includes currently available freeware applications
>> including Helicon Focus.
>> http://www.microscopy-analysis.com/cgi-bin/item.cgi?ap=1&id=823
>>
>> Chris Glasby
>> Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Australia
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>> [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Knut Rognes
>> Sent: Friday, 22 August 2008 12:41 AM
>> To: Donat Agosti; 'taxacom'
>> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] extended focus in images: Automontage, DPXView
>> Pro EF, Combine Z, others?
>>
>> I use Helicon Focus, it is excellent, cheap and produces marvellous
>> results.
>>
>> http://www.heliconsoft.com/heliconfocus.html
>>
>> Knut Rognes
>> University of Stavanger
>> Norway
>>
>> At 14:10 21.08.2008 +0200, Donat Agosti wrote:
>>     
>>> Dear colleagues
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Is there somewhere a comparative paper on software that allows creating
>>>       
>>> the wonderful, extended focus on specimen images. Automontage is one of
>>>       
>>> the widespread tools, but there is also DPXView Pro EF from DeltaPix or
>>>       
>>> the open source Combine Z
>>> (http://www.hadleyweb.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/CZ5/combinez5.htm).
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> >From the point of view or learning, production and end product, how
>>>       
>>>> does the
>>>>         
>>> open source Combine Z combine with the others: Are the products good
>>> enough to use for prints in journals?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for some insights
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Donat
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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