Showing posts with label Photosynth. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Photosynth. Show all posts

Friday, March 01, 2013

Windows Phone 8 Finally Gets Photosynth (and it's worth the wait...)

Windows Phone Blog - Photosynth, the hit 3-D panorama photo app, debuts on Windows Phone 8

Photosynth is the undisputed gold standard for photo-stitching panorama apps and the only Windows Phone app that can stitch a full sphere (that’s 360 degrees horizontally and vertically).

And now the Microsoft team behind Photosynth has announced that the eagerly-anticipated Windows Phone 8 version is on its way to the Store today. Here's where to find it. (The Store team just pushed the publish button, so it might take a few hours before it shows up alongside the 7.5 version or in search results.)

I know many shutterbugs have been waiting eagerly for this free app—and it appears patience has paid off. The Windows Phone 8 release contains several handy new features including:

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If you’re a Photosynth first timer, you can get a feel for just how amazing this technology is over on the Photosynth website. ..."

Photosynth

Photosynth for Windows Phone is the panorama app that makes it easy and fun to capture and share interactive panoramas of the places, people, and events that are important to you. Using the latest in computer vision techniques, Photosynth is the acknowledged leader in mobile panorama creation. It is the only app available on Windows Phone that allows you to capture 360 degrees horizontally and vertically, making a perfect “sphere."

Once you’ve created a Photosynth, you can share it as an interactive panoramic experience on Facebook and Twitter using the free Photosynth.net service. You can also publish your panoramas to Bing, where millions of people will see your panoramas on Bing Maps and in Bing search results. And check out our featured list, where we show off the best of what you and your fellow users create and share.

New in version 1.5:

  • Camera lens integration – Quickly capture panoramas by launching Photosynth directly from the built-in camera app lens picker
  • View shared panoramas – View panoramas shared with you via email, Facebook, or Twitter directly on your mobile device
  • More camera controls – Adjust for various lighting conditions by using new exposure and white balance locking options
  • General improvements – Enjoy an even more delightful app experience with various bug and stability fixes

NOTE: Your phone doesn't need a gyroscope to install or use this app. If your phone includes a gyroscope, the app uses it to enhance your Photosynth panorama capture experience.

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Just grabbed this and wow, does it make it easy to create Panoramas! I've been snapping my little fingers off since... Rooms, desks, dogs, cats panoramas everywhere... lol

If you have a Windows Phone 8 Device, and use the camera, grab this, like now...

 

Related Past Post XRef:
Paris Panorama Photosynth - Browsing the U.S. Military Aircraft Corral via Photosynth
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Monday, June 20, 2011

Paris Panorama Photosynth - Browsing the U.S. Military Aircraft Corral via Photosynth

Defense Tech - Paris Panorama: U.S. Military Aircraft Corral

“Check out this panorama I made of the U.S. military aircraft on display at this year’s Paris Air Show. From right to left you’ll clearly see a C-130J Super Hercules, an F-16C out of Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany, an F-15E Strike Eagle, a new Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom and a C-5 Galaxy. And no, it’s not a U.S. bird but I had to capture Airbus’ A400M Grizzly airlfter (with the A380 behind it). …

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I thought it neat how Photosynth was used, just how transparent it was and how much it added to the viewing experience…

 

Related Past Post XRef:
Create cool as ICE panoramas with the updated Image Composite Editor – v1.3.3 includes x32/64 versions, multiple CPU support, Photosynth, gigapixel panoramas and more…
Photosynth now available for me and you – Not only can you get the app, but also 20GB free to host your synths too!