updated 07:00 pm EDT, Wed September 21, 2005
Stitcher 5 released
RealViz today introduced , Stitcher 5 inter-operates smoothly and easily with Adobe Photoshop to create and personalize panoramas. Stitcher creates spherical, cubic, cylindrical, and planar panoramas as well as 16-bit/channel color support. High distortion management is applied to stitches regardless of lens type, and templates are included to stitch photos almost automatically for fast turn around of panoramas. Stitcher also creates interactive panoramas that link to web pages or other panoramas with the QuickTime VR Hotspot feature. Stitcher 5 requires Mac OS X 10.3 or later and is available for $580.