The photographers, or even the more “geeky” among you will appreciate this…
Today I took a set of photos of the final result of Joe Remde’s Eagle project. (Thanks again to all of you who came and helped!) I uploaded the photos into a new photo-navigation invention that Microsoft Live Labs recently made available called “Photosynth”. In a nutshell, the software on this site is able to take multiple photos, and based on the common content it discovers in them, it is able to create a composite 3-D world that you can zoom in, out, and through, in order to see the location from all angles.
It works best with a good Internet connection and a mouse with a wheel that can help you zoom back and forth with – but clicking on the arrows on the screen works well, too.
Those of you more interested in Photosynth specifically can find out more here: http://www.photosynth.net
There are some great examples of famous photographed landmarks that you can zoom around and view photos of, too.
Proud parent of Joe “Almost Eagle” Remde
UPDATE: check it out – I can embed the Photosynth right in the blog post: