ATG Quirkies: What 195 Billion Pixels Look Like

by | Jan 3, 2019 | 0 comments

This post from the BGR website highlights a 195-gigapixel photo of Shanghai that is so huge you can zoom in from miles away and see people’s faces.


As technology reporter, Mike Wehner points out “smartphone cameras have gotten so good that we struggle to find a reason to invest in a point-and-shoot, but there are still major advancements being made in camera tech that are light years ahead of anything you can fit in your pocket.” As proof Mr. Wehner notes that “a new panorama shot by China’s Jingkun Technology (calling themselves “Big Pixel”) is a great example of that…

The image itself is way too large to post here, but you can visit the company’s website and use their online tool to enjoy it for yourself.

(Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

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