Sorry, this is for Windows users only, but got a really neat Photosynth of a model sitting on top of a Harley Davidson motorcycle inside the Samsung booth at IFA in Berlin. You can use Microsoft’s Photosynth technology to “walk around” the exhibit. For those of you with Macs, you’ll just have to see the … Continue reading “Hot photosynth from IFA Berlin”
I just put up a Photosynth of my family room. Unfortunately you need a Windows machine to view it. But, this is a combination of 50 images I made this afternoon with my Canon 5D. It took only a few minutes to upload them all and complete the Photosynth. Very easy to do. Anyone can … Continue reading “How I Photosynth'd my family room”
Yesterday, Gary Flake, head of Microsoft’s Live Labs, gave me a tour of Photosynth. It is simply the demo of the year. Certainly the coolest thing showed off this week at the Web 2.0 Summit. Gary gives a great demo. Behind me there were a couple of Web 2.0 summit attendees and they were whispering … Continue reading “Demo of the Year: Photosynth”
When I arrived at the Palace Hotel at least 10 people walked up to me and asked “did you see the Photosynth demo?” By the end of the day it was very clear that Photosynth was the killer app of the Web 2.0 Summit and you can download it now. More on the Photosynth blog.
Michael Martine (not a Microsoft employee) says Photosynth, a new app from Microsoft, is really cool. On10 and Channel 9 have good videos too about this app that lets you build a 3D world from your photos.
Yesterday was Marcel LeBrun’s first day working for Salesforce. His company, Radian6, was just acquired for $340 million (Techcrunch reported it was $326, but LeBrun told me that was wrong and that $340 was the correct number). By a fun coincidence last night I was hanging out with Empire Avenue and Seagate execs at the … Continue reading “Getting inside Salesforce's social acquisition strategy; interview of CEO of $340 million Radian6”
OK, Instagram is the hot photo sharing app for the iPhone, right? Sure! But there’s a new set of apps (with a couple more on the way) that do more than Instagram ever could: let you take 360-degree photos. This weekend I visited Yosemite with my family. A bunch of my photos are up on … Continue reading “Testing out the new panoramic iPhone photo apps”