There were ~2 million people at the inauguration today, and you can bet that a lot of them had a camera of some sort. CNN put the call out for people to send in photos. They took those photos and used Photosynth to create an explorable 3D mashup of the “moment” of inauguration.
Related: Seadragon, Photosynth
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Gigapixels of image data, now with more zoom action!
Microsoft released a Seadragon app for the iPhone of all things. Why is this awesome? Photosynth was born of Seadragon.
I’m actually surprised at how well it runs on my iPhone Edge connection. Definitely worth a look.
via BoingBoing Gadgets