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Hugin (software)

Hugin is a cross-platform open source panorama photo stitching and HDR merging program developed by Pablo d'Angelo and others. It is a GUI front-end for Helmut Dersch's Panorama Tools and Andrew Mihal's Enblend and Enfuse. Stitching is accomplished by using several overlapping photos taken from the same location, and using control points to align and transform the photos so that they can be blended together to form a larger image. Hugin allows for the easy (optionally automatic) creation of control points between two images, optimization of the image transforms along with a preview window so the user can see whether the panorama is acceptable. Once the preview is correct, the panorama can be fully stitched, transformed and saved in a standard image format.

Hugin (longship)

The Hugin is a reconstructed Norsemen longship that is located at Pegwell Bay in Ramsgate, Kent, England. It was a gift from the Danish government in commemoration of the 1500th anniversary of the A.D. 449 migration from Jutland (modern Denmark) to Kent of Hengist and Horsa, Jutes who became leaders of the Anglo-Saxon invasion. The ship is a replica of the much later ca. 890 Gokstad ship.

The boat was built in Denmark from where it was sailed by 53 Danes to England in 1949. The ship landed at Viking Bay in Kent, before being moved to its current site. In 2005 the ship underwent repairs.

Hugin’s 1949 arrival in Britain was presented in a newsreel short entitled "Landing of the Vikings". Footage from the newsreel was used in the Doctor Who serial, The Time Meddler; as such, the real-world crew of Hugin depicted an advance scouting party for King Harald Hardrada's forces in the late summer of 1066.


Hugin may refer to:

  • Hugin (longship), a reconstruction of a Viking longship in Ramsgate, England
  • hugin (software), an image editing program that creates panoramas and high dynamic range imaging (HDR) images from multiple images, open source, cross platform
  • Hugin, an Autonomous underwater vehicle developed by Kongsberg Maritime and the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)