Monthly Archives: May 2007

IVRPA session on Photosynth and HD View

The International VR Photography Conference will be held in Berkeley, CA on June 15-20 (http://conference.ivrpa.org/).  If you have an interest in VR photography I highly recommend this conference.  It looks like this year many outstanding VR pros will be in attendance.  We … Continue reading

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HD View favorites collection on maps.live

As mentioned on the Virtual Earth blog on Monday, we have created a new favorites collection of available HD Views.  The collections feature in VE is great.  It’s easy to create your own, a nice tutorial is available on the windowslive site.  … Continue reading

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Permalinks to Harlem 13G

In case you were browsing the harlem-13-gigapixels image for the snapshots I posted on May 12, here are the permalinks to those spots in the image: http://www.harlem-13-gigapixels.com/harlem_hdview.html?FileName=harlem_hdview.xml&BackgroundColor=0&FOV=0.876&Yaw=206.647&Pitch=92.199 http://www.harlem-13-gigapixels.com/harlem_hdview.html?FileName=harlem_hdview.xml&BackgroundColor=0&FOV=1.728&Yaw=77.566&Pitch=97.395 Permalinks allow you to create a url for a specific view that … Continue reading

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HD View technology to appear in Siggraph 2007 paper session

HD View was developed in my group at Microsoft Research.  I very much enjoy working on research projects like HD View.  The end goal is a demo application that we can share with the world, but along the way we sometimes … Continue reading

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Congratulations to www.harlem-13-gigapixels.com

 The team there has generated the largest panoramic image yet.  They’ve provided both Zoomify and HD View versions.  If you choose to install HD View and try out both experiences I’d love to hear comments on the pros and cons … Continue reading

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HD View Visits DC

Last week we demonstrated HD View at Microsoft Research Tech Fair in the other Washington.  DC is a great place to take pictures.  I didn’t have a lot of time during the day to get out.  But I did get … Continue reading

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Version 1.1 of HD View Utilities Released

Today we’ve posted a new version of the HD View Utilities.  Thank you to everyone who has given us feedback in the past few weeks.  Most of the changes are based on bugs and suggestions sent to us by users.  … Continue reading

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