I'm fairly certain that Stanford is using Annotorious, OpenSeadragon and
OpenLayers on Mirador: https://github.com/IIIF/mirador. You might want to
get in touch with Christopher Jesudurai about that work.
On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 10:18 PM, Jonathan Rochkind <[log in to unmask]>
> Thanks for all the recommendations!
> I've been reading and understanding the problem space better. Here's my
> summary of what I've figured out.
> For this project, there is really only a handful of big images, and
> simplicity of server-side is a priority -- so I think it's actually okay to
> pre-render all the tiles in advance, and avoid an actual image server -- to
> the extent tools can work with this.
> At first, I thought "Oh gee, this is actually kind of like a mapping
> problem", and wound up at OpenLayers. I think OpenLayers could be used for
> this non-geographical purpose -- with "units: pixels" -- but it's
> definitely a complicated product (without particularly extensive
> documentation), and beyond feeling pretty confident that it would be
> possible to use it like this, I hadn't actually managed to arrive at a demo.
> Then I eventually found OpenSeadragon, which a couple other people in this
> thread suggested, which looks like a pretty good fit. It looks like it
> possibly can work with entirely pre-rendered tiles served statically with
> no image server, using the "DZI" format. (
> http://openseadragon.github.io/examples/tilesource-dzi/). I haven't
> actually gotten to a proof of concept here, but I think it'll work.
> I didn't mention that the next phase requirement/desire was annotations on
> the image. It looks like there's a tool called Annotorious which has some
> (beta) support for annotations in both OpenSeadragon and OpenLayers.
> So my current plan is trying to pursue a proof of concept using
> OpenSeadragon and Annotorious. There are some potential future phase
> requirements which might require multiple layers, which I guess might
> require trying OpenLayers after all. (My sense is that Annotorious'
> OpenLayers support is currently a lot buggier than the OpenSeadragon
> support though).
> Thanks again for the suggestions! Very helpful. I may be back with more
> From: Code for Libraries [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Esmé
> Cowles [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:44 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] very large image display?
> We previously used the Zoomify Flash applet, but now use Leaflet.js with
> the Zoomify tileset plugin:
> One thing I like about this approach is that it minimizes the amount of
> maps and it's already loaded.
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
> Of Jonathan Rochkind
> >> Sent: Friday, July 25, 2014 10:36 AM
> >> To: [log in to unmask]
> >> Subject: [CODE4LIB] very large image display?
> >> Does anyone have a good solution to recommend for display of very large
> images on the web? I'm thinking of something that supports pan and scan,
> as well as loading only certain tiles for the current view to avoid loading
> an entire giant image.
> >> A URL to more info to learn about things would be another way of
> answering this question, especially if it involves special server-side
> software. I'm not sure where to begin. Googling around I can't find any
> clearly good solutions.
> >> Has anyone done this before and been happy with a solution?
> >> Thanks for any info!
> >> Jonathan