Her Morning Elegance ~ Oren Lavie

•July 28, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Inspired Bicycles ~ Danny MacAskill April 2009

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Amazing Projection on Buildings

•July 25, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Really cool stop motions

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Google’s Street View Cameras

•April 30, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Currently available in five cities, the “Street View” function of Google Maps displays a 360-degree panorama of any location on the map — as if you were standing in the middle of the street and turning in a circle.

This revolutionary new camera was designed by Immersive media, the leading full motion, high rosultion, interactive spherical video platform and production services.

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They use a Dodeca 2360 camera system uses 11 video streams capturing high resolution 360 degree view at 30 frames per second of surroundings that is seamlessly  stitched together.

Only recently I discovered that our neighbor is driving a google street car, I look forward to quizzing him about the technology!

Later, photos can be extracted and stitched together to form pictures with a resolution of 2400 by 1200 pixel—a frame which is bigger than any high-definition image.

But at $45,000 for the camera, twice that with mounts and a base unit that processes images in real time, plus anywhere from $125 to $700 per mile of video footage, the rig doesn’t come cheap.

I also found others ways people have put 360 video to use.

Oh Darling 360 Music Video in Hi Def

rebekka guðleifsdóttir

•April 26, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Rebekka Guðleifsdóttir (born May 25, 1978) is a photographer from Iceland who was named the “Web’s Top Photographer” by the Wall Street Journal on July 29, 2006.

I really admire her style, her creativity and orignal approach to landscape and self portrait photography. Her bleek landscapes and self portraits provoke thoughts of loneliness and isolation.

She lived in Gainesville, Florida, U.S., from age 4 to age 11. She currently lives in Hafnarfjörður, near Reykjavík, Iceland. Her Flickr images led to her creating and appearing in a Toyota advertising campaign.

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Microsoft Surface

•April 26, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Microsoft Surface

Discovering Microsoft Surface was a key moment in the development of our final year project. It was also the basis of our early research and a huge inspiration for us.

Although there are many similar projects in development including the Lumin and the Lambda table, Microsoft Surface adds real functionality to multi-touch technology.

Microsoft surface represents the next generation of customer digital interaction through multi-touch technology. It has a 30” inch tabletop display, where multiple users can get together to interact with the digital information.

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