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  1. spook75

    spook75 Practice Squad Player

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    Sadly it is in Lucal oil stadium :p
    But the tech is amazing .
    http://www.colts.com/fancam/020111/
    Not sure this is the right place to put it , but i'd like on of these of a patsgame please.
     
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    Well that's pretty cool.

    I'll have to go back and check out the how-to of labeling specific people. Could have some fun with it with certain names (Howard Mudd, Bill Polian, David Letterman, etc.)
     
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    That may be the coolest thing I have seen all year. Good find.
     
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    I dont even know what I am looking lucas oil field with a bunch of smileys???
     
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    Wow, that is truly amazing.

    You can see where they stitched photos together in some places if you're wondering how they pulled this off. Even then, I'd still be curious to know more about it.
     
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    Thats awesome.
     
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    Zoom in and you can find individual faces...way cool, notwithstanding the fact that they are Colts Fans.
     
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    OK I get it know that is pretty amazing.
     
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    Pretty incredible. You can zoom in to pretty much any person in the stands. Any specifics on how something like this is done?
     
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    Part of it is clearly a whole lot of stitching. If you look closely (look under the scoreboard, for instance) you can see areas where the photos were blended together.

    I've done panorama's before, but this is just really on a huge scale. Basically, you take a boatload of pictures, have Photoshop or some program analyze them and merge them based on that analysis. How it can do it to that scale is impressive though. I've crashed Photoshop using probably a fraction of the photos it took to do this. The scale is a little mind boggling.
     
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    That's cool but they don't look like a very happy bunch, it must be because they are either Colts fans or the fact they live in Indiana.
     
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    Where's all the hot girls?
     
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    Disable Jersey

    Texas, Florida and California
     
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    I found one in section 315 row 20 seat 21 :D JK
     
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    It's the same idea as Google Street View, they're using an array of cameras and an algorithm to stitch what they're seeing into a single, panoramic image. I'm guessing that unlike Google Street View, this setup probably has multiple cameras aimed in the same direction but with different focal lengths to facilitate zooming.
     
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    Amazing.. thanks for sharing!
     
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    somebody tagged a cheerleader's butt with a smiley and an ID tag. Double-click anywhere and you can say it is you (or anyone else).
     
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    Can I buy one of these cameras on Ebay?
     
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    Manning face!!!!
     
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    check out the cheezy "wild card" banner
     

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