Publication: A. Au, J. Liang, “Ztitch: A Mobile Phone Application for Immersive Panorama Creation, Navigation, and Social Sharing,” 2012 IEEE Int'l Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), Banff, Canada, Sept 2012. [pdf]

Official Windows Phone Blog: 5 Essential Photo Apps
"What’s cool about Ztitch isn’t just that it brings drag-and-drop simplicity to the pano-making process. But it goes a step further, creating full 360º panoramas that provide the uncanny you-are-there illusion."

B.C. Students Awarded $2,000 for Innovation in Digital Media
"BCNET is pleased to announce the winners of the BCNET Digital Media Challenge... First place: Andrew Au"

The Great Apportunity: Round 1 Winners (Microsoft Canada, March 9 2011)
"Canadian Developers really stepped up and showed us what they’ve got... Best Use of API: Ztitch"

Battle Of The Apps: Semi-Finalists
"Congratulations to all of our semi-finalists who took home a Windows Phone 7, and a chance to interview for their dream job."

3D Phone Reviews: Ztitch – A Nifty 3D Phone App for Panoramic Shots
"With Ztitch, you get a panoramic view of a scene plus an added sophistication."

Know Your Mobile: Top 5 Photo Apps for Windows Phone 7
"Ztitch is a one trick pony but what it does do it does very well."

WMPoweruser: Ztitch- An Awesome 360º Panorama Photo Stitch Application For WP7
"Head to Ztitch’s website to see sample panorama’s. Its really awesome."

Pocket-Lint: Best Windows Phone 7 photography apps
"So, if you’re bored of all that, then make sure to check out the antidote in the form of Ztitch on Windows Phone."

WindowsPhoneGeek: Ztitch Review
"It is actually pretty interesting and passed all our tests succesfully so our conclusion is: 9/10."

Mobile Tips n' Tricks: Create, Shoot Panoramas on Windows Phone 7
"How is it different from most of the other photo stitching apps that are available in plenty? The answer is the fact that they all merge images together to create a larger static 2D image, and that is all. They will not provide that 3D space to capture the images, as Ztitch does."

Pocketnow: Ztitch Lets You Make Panoramic Pictures
"Here's a cool new app for Windows Phone 7 that lets you create panoramic 2D and 3D images from photos in your Pictures library."

Prototype testing of auto-stitching using compass + accelerometer

Here's a quick video demonstrating the use of the accelerometer to navigate the scene.

An older video dated July 2010 showing the concept build of Ztitch using the emulator.