Photosynth

Photosynth – New Overhead View and the du Carpark

We have been doing some photosynth work recently on an automatic workflow for 600+ image captures and upload – so far its working well and we will put up a post shortly, in the meantime photosynth now includes a new over head view, as the video below illustrates: Photosynth Overhead…

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Photosynth Now Integrated with Virtual Earth

We have been big fans of the Photosynth technology here at digital urban, it has huge potential for portraying the cityscape from the level of external architecture through to inside buildings and down to individual objects. Microsoft have just launched Photosynths integration with Virtual Earth along with some tweaks to…

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Obama Photosynth Video: The Moment CNN

Microsofts Photosynth is without question a technology to watch and CNN have pushed it to a new level with their capture of the moment Barack Obama placed his hand on the bible and took the presidential oath of office. Our movie below takes a quick tour around the resulting Photosynth:…

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Photosynth for Urban Visualisation

We haven’t had much chance recently to put Photosynth through its paces – but one natural application is for the visualisation of architecture. Hidenori Watanave and students from Tokyo Metropolitan University have used it in such a way to create a ‘synth’ of the Nakagin Capsule Tower” by Japanese architect…

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Photosynth – London Trafalgar Square

Photosynth is one of those applications that has the potential to change the way we view images and 3d models of our environment. By automatically linking images together in a spacial context each photograph becomes part of a three dimensional model. This not only allows ease of navigation and a…

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