"Microsoft shows off some very exciting and interesting photo technology. Take a look.."
Published: 16th June 2007 | Source: Microsoft/SpikedHumour |
Microsoft have acquired a company who are making several exciting steps towards changing the way photo's are manupulated by us. It's so hard to explain, I'll let you watch the video and leave you with some pics and some quotes below.
|What if your photo collection was an entry point into the world, like a wormhole that you could jump through and explore...|
The Photosynth Technology Preview is a taste of the newest - and, we hope, most exciting - way to view photos on a computer. Our software takes a large collection of photos of a place or an object, analyzes them for similarities, and then displays the photos in a reconstructed three-dimensional space, showing you how each one relates to the next.
In our collections, you can access gigabytes of photos in seconds, view a scene from nearly any angle, find similar photos with a single click, and zoom in to make the smallest detail as big as your monitor."
Seadragon is another photo manipulation project that changes the way we see photography. You really need to watch the video's to see what's going on, amazing stuff. Check that here
|"Seadragon is an incubation project resulting from the acquisition of Seadragon Software in February. Its aim is nothing less than to change the way we use screens, from wall-sized displays to mobile devices, so that visual information can be smoothly browsed regardless of the amount of data involved or the bandwidth of the network."|
See here for a full vid on both Photosynth and Seadragon
Both Websites can be found below:
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