Originally Posted by CatLABS
LOL Just because they are 'different' doesn't mean they aren't in competition. Look at what's happened to film.
People who make their living making such panoramic images want a solution that will make them money and not a technology for technologies sake. It may be film; it may be digital. In any event, I would hope that any company bringing out a new product fully understands all the alternative solutions.
FWIW, I just PMed the OP with the contact information on such a person.