I want to turn a set of high-resolution satellite images of the Earth (10,000x10,000 pixels) into a time-lapse video. But instead of downsizing the images, I would like that people could zoom into specific areas of the video in real-time, and pan through it.

Is that possible?

Is there any web player with such feature?

I've seen videos of cameras that film in all directions and as the video plays you can choose in which direction to look. How is that technique called? Something similar would be extraordinary.

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    When it's done with still images it's called gigapixel images. The technique of filming in all directions is called different things, depending on the viewer - if it's a headset it's VR, clicking and dragging on the video is usually called 360 video. I haven't seen anyone combining the two, but I bet there's a startup somewhere doing it right now. – stib Apr 4 '18 at 6:37

You may want to look into Prezi.

I think it might be the right tool for the job, as it allows for a nearly infinite canvas and has a user interface that allows for users to navigate around the canvas to view different media, video, photos, etc.

Im not familiar enough with Prezi to give advice on a specific workflow. But its the program Id look at first.

A second option, would be to build it in Flash.

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