REALVIZ Introduces Stitcher Unlimited 5.5 DS, Including 2-Shot
Fisheye Stitching

Sophia Antipolis, France (November 21, 2006) – REALVIZ, a leader in
image processing software development, is pleased to announce the
availability of Stitcher Unlimited 5.5 DS (“Double Shot”), which
offers the ability to automatically stitch 2-shot fisheye photos.
Stitcher Unlimited DS delivers the most versatile and accessible
solution for a wide variety of industries, for the creation of
stunning panoramas from horizontally and vertically stitched photos,
and fisheye shots. With the new DS (“Double Shot”) extension for
Stitcher 5.5 Unlimited, even 2-shot IPIX style fisheyes can now be
stitched automatically, providing a unique one-stop solution for
anyone working in immersive imaging.

Acknowledged as “the world’s premier image-stitching program” (3D
World Magazine, December 2006), Stitcher is a professional-level
application, used by thousands of professional photographers,
architects, multimedia and 3D artists worldwide, and enables the
creation of superb wide-angle panoramas for the Web, film, print, and
3D. Stitcher is also widely used by post-production professionals for
the creation of 3D environments, matte paintings, reflection maps and
textures for film/television. Stitcher Unlimited, which released in
July of this year, is targeted at professional panorama creators
looking to produce multiple panoramas of the highest quality and with
maximum productivity.

“2-shot fisheye stitching has been one of the main requests from our
users for some time,” explains Dominique Pouliquen, REALVIZ CEO. “Now
finally we are able to offer this capability to these users, as well
as a whole new community of immersive imaging professionals. In
particular those people looking for a new solution to fill the void
left after the removal of IPIX from the playing field. We invite
these new users to experience what remains the ‘must have’
application for the creation of panoramas.”

REALVIZ Stitcher 5.5 Unlimited DS has been developed to meet the
requirements of users working in a wide variety of fields, including:

Real Estate: Create stunning virtual tours of rental, sale or resort
properties and tourist attractions. With Stitcher 5.5 Unlimited DS,
users can quickly create virtual tours and display them using the
following viewers: Apple QuickTime VR, ImmerVision Java-based PURE
Player, and Shockwave 3D-based SPi-V3d Viewer from fieldOfView.

Visual Documentation of Construction Projects: Capturing locations,
which need to be documented in full and accurate detail. Immersive
images created with REALVIZ Stitcher can be used for training
purposes, planning for new constructions and upgrades. Images can
also be directly exported and published in Google Earth, pin-pointing
exact geographical positioning, courtesy of the Google Earth 3D

Law Enforcement: Documentation of crime scenes for identification and
forensic purposes. With Stitcher Unlimited DS, it is possible to
re-visit crime scenes as they were when officers first arrived on the
scene, preserving exact details of evidence throughout the

Availability & Pricing:
REALVIZ Stitcher 5.5 Unlimited DS is available in French and English
for Macintosh and Windows at the following prices:

– REALVIZ Stitcher 5.5 Unlimited DS: US$ 800 / 680 *

– Upgrade to Stitcher 5.5 Unlimited DS from 5.5 Unlimited: US$ 220 / 180 *

For further details on REALVIZ Stitcher, please go to:, or contact

REALVIZ is a leading developer of image based creation software
headquartered in Sophia Antipolis, France, with satellite sales
offices in Los Angeles, London and Paris. REALVIZ develops a suite of
image-based content creation solutions for the film, broadcast,
gaming, digital imaging, architecture and Internet communities.
Derived from years of research efforts at the renowned INRIA Lab in
France, the company’s applications enable 2D and 3D artists to easily
and cost-effectively tackle complex digital imaging projects.
REALVIZ’ award-winning products are used by thousands of professional
photographers, as well as leading production and effects houses, web
design, game development and architectural companies worldwide,
including Boeing, Daimler Chrysler, The Orphanage, Inc, Cinesite,
Framestore CFC, Sony Imageworks, Warner Brothers Animation,
Electronic Arts, Duran Duboi and many others.

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