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Blink now captures fantastic low-light GIFs

Today we are releasing an update to the Blink App (available in the Windows Phone store). The update includes a variety of bug fixes and a major new capability. Blink now automatically removes noise from low-light captures. As pointed out … Continue reading

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Image Watch Version 1.5 Released

We are excited to announce the latest update to Image Watch (Version 1.5). Image Watch is our Visual Studio plug-in for debugging C++ image processing applications. It adds a new control to Visual Studio that displays images in memory as … Continue reading

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BLINK update available in Windows Phone Store

We are excited to announce the latest update (version 2.2) to the BLINK app for Windows Phone 8. You can get the app for windows phone from here. The latest update brings a number of new features: Continuous Auto-focus Since … Continue reading

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JPEGXR updates

Based on feedback from many collaborators, we are providing a few updates to the previously released JPEGXR software. In this post we are also providing an analysis comparing our JPEGXR implementation to WebP. In the jxrlib GIT https://jxrlib.codeplex.com/releases, version 1.1 … Continue reading

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JPEG XR Photoshop Plugin and Source Code

Today we are making several JPEG XR announcements: An open source library (BSD license) is available at our JPEG XR GIT. Photoshop plugins for Windows and Mac are also available JPEG XR is an approved ISO/IEC International standard (its official … Continue reading

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View iOS6 Panoramas on Photosynth

I was just trying out the new panorama feature built in to iOS6 (available on the iPhone 4S and 5).  The resulting panoramas look great, but one thing that I miss compared with Photosynth is the ability to view the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Camera Codec Pack offers RAW support in Windows

Last week the Windows Live Essentials team announced the release of the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack. The announcement focused on how the codec pack enables Photo Gallery and Windows Explorer to view RAW images. What wasn’t mentioned is that it … Continue reading

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