Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Microsoft Photosynth.

  1. #1
    johnny.rotton's Avatar
    johnny.rotton is offline Gold Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    South, UK
    Posts
    877

    Cool Microsoft Photosynth.

    Imagine being able to share the places and things you love using the cinematic quality of a movie, the control of a video game, and the mind-blowing detail of the real world. With nothing more than a bunch of photos, Photosynth creates an amazing new experience.

    How does it work?

    Photosynth is a potent mixture of two independent breakthroughs: the ability to reconstruct the scene or object from a bunch of flat photographs, and the technology to bring that experience to virtually anyone over the Internet.

    Using techniques from the field of computer vision, Photosynth examines images for similarities to each other and uses that information to estimate the shape of the subject and the vantage point each photo was taken from. With this information, we recreate the space and use it as a canvas to display and navigate through the photos. Photosynth was inspired by the breakthrough research on Photo Tourism from the University of Washington and Microsoft Research. This work pioneered the use of photogrammetry to power a cinematic and immersive experience

    Providing that experience requires viewing a LOT of data though—much more than you generally get at any one time by surfing someone’s photo album on the web. That’s where our Seadragon™ technology comes in: delivering just the pixels you need, exactly when you need them. It allows you to browse through dozens of 5, 10, or 100(!) megapixel photos effortlessly, without fiddling with a bunch of thumbnails and waiting around for everything to load.



    Photosynth

  2. #2
    johnny.rotton's Avatar
    johnny.rotton is offline Gold Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    South, UK
    Posts
    877

    Default

    ADDITIONAL:

    I should have added you will need to download Photosynth software to run this app.

    You may even create your own if you want to.

  3. #3
    v3loc1ty's Avatar
    v3loc1ty is offline Gold Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    California
    Posts
    858

    Default

    interesting bro. that reminds me of cooleris image add on. thx ill look into this

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22