Deep Zoom

Deep Zoom is a feature of Silverlight that allows users zoom in and out of high resolution images. “So what?”, you may ask. The application of this technology in schooling systems spans a range of tech functions from business intelligence – making sense of vast amounts of data – to teaching tool. These two examples illustrate what you can do with Deep Zoom –

This example shows how histories – from the Big Bang to Human Evolution – can be navigated easily: http://share.seadragon.com/demos/ChronoZoom/firstgeneration.html

This example, from lookred, shows how Deep Zoom can be used to zoom in and out of schooling system data to provide insights and support data driven decision making: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wSFE3jIToA

For more information on Deep Zoom, click here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc645050%28VS.95%29.aspx