A number of the images I display on this website are of high quality, and because of that if the whole image were to be loaded in full quality it would take an unacceptable amount of time to load. As a result I turn the image into what is known as a Deep Zoom Image, this basically shows different qualities of the image depending on the zoom, for example the lowest zoom will show the whole image, but with not as much detail as say the highest zoom which will show high detail but only a small part of the photo.To achieve this, I use

I have found myself in awe over the Gigapan Robot that is available from www.gigapan.com but because my budget is far smaller than the cost of that unit, I have decided to create my own. My skills with Arduino are fairly good, but there is a fantastic photographer called Xavier who has actually created his own robot which can be viewed on the following links:http://xaviergp.blogspot.com.es/2014/03/robot-panoramico-xs-la-lista-de-la.htmlhttp://xaviergp.blogspot.com.es/2014/04/robot-panoramico-xs-la-electronica.htmlhttp://xaviergp.blogspot.com.es/2014/03/robot-panoramico-xs-diseno-mecanico.html Mine is very similar, using the same code from Xaviers, however where I have differed is that I am using Lazy Susan bearings for my pan and tilt mechanisms, and using Worm and Cog gears to handle the horizontal and vertical