Smart Zoom – a jQuery pan and zoom image plugin with a simple, but useful and nice control UI.
jQuery pan and zoom image plugin in action
Meet the Smart Zoom plugin, which manages smooth zoom and pan on a given HTML element. The plugin works on mobile and desktop browsers, and use CSS3 transitions (or JavaSript for older browsers). Zoom is enabled via mouse events (scroll and click), and on mobile – with touch events.
Create an element, that contains the picture, and initialize the plugin: