News about the upcoming Panoweaver 4.00
The new version of Panoweaver, Panoweaver 4.00 is around the corner. The Windows version is expected to be released at the end of this month and the Mac version at the end of April. Here is some information we'd like to inform our customers.
To fight against piracy and better protect Easypano copyright as well as user's interests, we adopt a more strict license policy, which is alike the activation policy of Micromedia's products. Easypano customer have to activate the products to make it fully functional. You can choose to activate your software either online or offline.
We also allow you to transfer the license to another computer online or offline.
Panoweaver 4.00 supports more image types than the current edition, including full circular fisheye images, drum type fisheye images as well as full frame fisheye images.
The recommended equipments for capturing full circular fisheye images:
Nikon Coolpix 8700+Nikon FC-E9 Fisheye Lens+Agnos MrotatorB Pano Head+UR-E12 Lens Adapter
Recommended equipments for shooting drum type fisheye images:
Nikon D70/D100 camera+Sigma 8mm f4 EX Circular Fisheye Lens+Manfrotto 303SPH Pano Head
Canon EOS300D/10D/20D+Sigma 8mm f4 EX Circular Fisheye Lens+Manfrotto 303SPH Pano Head
Suggested equipments for capturing full frame fisheye images:
Nikon D70/D100+AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor10.5mmf2.8G ED+Manfrotto 303SPH Pano Head
1)High resolution panorama output up to 10000*5000, even higher.
2)Supporting more image types. Besides full circular fisheye image, the full frame and drum style fisheye images can be imported into Panoweaver. In addition to fisheye stitching, Panoweaver also can stitch the 6 cube faces to a panoramic image for virtual presentation from 3d modeling software, say 3Ds MAX.
3)Supporting more output formats. Output formats includes Panoramic Image, Web Based Java Applet (Easypano FlyVR Player),Web Based ActiveX (Easypano FlyVR Player), QuickTime VR.
4)Optimized Stitching. Panoweaver 4.0 employs a more advanced algorithm. Therefore the auto stitching can generate a flawless panorama. Panoweaver 4.0 can create a high reso pano in a fairly short time. Generally the whole stitching process of 4000*2000 panorama will be finished within 3 min, even shorter. All the stitching parameters can be saved for future use.
The price for Panoweaver 4.00 is $599.95. Those who have already purchased Panoweaver 3.01 can upgrade directly to the new version, we only charge the upgrading fee. The upgrading fee for Panoweaver 3.01 Standard edition to Panoweaver 4.00 is $500, and the upgrading fee for Panoweaver 3.01 Professional Edition is $300. While those who do not have Panoweaver 3.01 have to pay the full price to get Panoweaver 4.00.
Best regards, Jane.