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Global Connection Project
Head: Illah Nourbakhsh
Contact: Illah Nourbakhsh
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Vision and Autonomous Systems Center (VASC)
Associated lab(s) / group(s):
 CREATE: Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment
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GigaPan Magazine Features Civil War Sites
July 06, 2011. Armchair historians can interactively explore nine panoramas of Civil War sites in Gettysburg and other Pennsylvania locales featured in the July issue of GigaPan Magazine, an online publication of the CREATE Lab at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute.
GigaPan Goes Major League
October 20, 2010. Major League Baseball has created a web site, TagOramic, that features GigaPan images of crowds at baseball post-season games that link to Facebook, where fans can tag themselves, their friends and celebrities in the images. The images are created with GigaPan Systems' EPIC Pro camera system. GigaPan technology was developed by NASA and the Robotics Institute's CREATE Lab.
GigaPan Imagery of Civil War Trails Now Online
April 02, 2010. People can now explore Pennsylvania’s Civil War Trails online with the help of Carnegie Mellon’s GigaPan technology and Google Earth. The Robotics Institute’s CREATE Lab produced gigapixel panoramas, or GigaPans, of Civil War battlegrounds, cemeteries, museum exhibits, monuments and other sites of interest to Civil War enthusiasts that can now be accessed by anyone via a Pennsylvania Tourism Office Web site, www.pacivilwartrails.com.
GigaPan School Exchange Expands This Fall
August 31, 2009. The GigaPan School Exchange, a 21st century “pen pal” program, established by Carnegie Mellon University’s Global Connection Program in partnership with the UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE), will expand this fall.