Creating Spherical Panoramic Visuals

Linux Tools for Digital Imaging, Graphics and Spherical Panoramic Photography

Digital photographic image technology, representations, formats, Linux software tools for image viewing, resizing, editing, graphics manipulation, panoramic stitching and spherical panoramic photography. Most of the image processing tools discussed are Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) based tools and all are available on the Linux platform.

Greg Ippolito has a great overview for the imaging, photography, software, and hardware need for 360 degree panoramic visuals:

Collection of spherical panoramic visuals for village, ski resorts, off piste, and backcountry ski areas: