Microsoft site makes digital photos into panoramas

Screenshot of Microsoft's newest online photo tool, Microsoft recently launched Photosynth from the Microsoft Live Labs. The site lets you combine photographs to create panoramic views – and a bit more.

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.

You’ll be asked to install the photosynth plugin (under Firefox) or ActiveX Control (IE) to view the “synths.” I found no noticeable difference between the two.

To get you started, here’s a direct link to Rick’s Potting Shed, a walk around the potting shed of one of Photosynth’s fathers.

Microsoft site makes digital photos into panoramas

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One Response to “Microsoft site makes digital photos into panoramas”

  1. Canon Rebel Xsi Commercial Says:

    […] the spirit of my last post about Photosynth, I remembered this Canon commercial which creates full motion video from stills. A unique visual […]

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