Posted by: shrikantmantri | February 12, 2010

Microsoft Microsoft adds ‘Augmented Reality’ to Bing Maps


Microsoft’s new Streetside Photos stitches real images and video clips onto the Bing Map’s street-level view, using a clever combination of geolocation information (from a GPS-enabled device, or added manually by the user) and imaging-matching algorithms for a mashup with geotagged Flicker photos (intially for Vancouver, Seattle, and San Francisco). Think of it as Photosynth in reverse. Video explanation (Source: http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/editors/24800/?ref=rss&a=f)

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