Now, if you live in the UK you’ll have noticed it’s been a tad parky! Snow and ice everywhere, people getting stranded, airports closing, trains delayed…..a veritable Snowpocolypse!
Well the guys at MSN have been doing sterling work keeping their bazzilion readers informed of what the heck is going on through their regular weather updates and features, one of which caught my eye today.
This looks like a photo of a boat on a chilly lake right? Well it’s a bit more than that!
Using Deep Zoom technology from Microsoft, they’ve taken hundreds of photos submitted by readers and rendered them using Silverlight in a Deep Zoom experience.
If you start scrolling in towards the boat you start to see small squares:
Those tiny squares are the submitted images all rendering with Silverlight Deep Zoom technology across the web:
Pretty cool eh?!
Check it our for yourself: Winter Storms Deep Zoom or you can compose your own here!