New update of Microsoft ICE– Cool video to panorama feature

The latest update to Microsoft ICE – Image Composite Editor is available and it has a feature I’ve been waiting for – being able to create a panoramic stitched images from video…now you can take videos with your cellphone or Flip Video and easily create large seamless images. Here’s a panoramic stitch I made while…

Project Tuva: Richard Feynman is now available to all.

Project Tuva, an enhanced video player showcasing Richard Feynman’s “Messenger” lectures is available for all to try out.  It’s the way I’d like to view talks and related information – check it out.  Not only does it allow for web links, images, but it also integrates with the WorldWide Telescope control to help augment the…

Michael Jackson Memorial Concert Live in HD on the Web

Just heard that the Michael Jackson Memorial concert will be broadcast live in HD over the Web.  They will be using IIS Smooth Streaming and Silverlight, the technology that delivered on-demand video for the 2008 Sumer Olympics on Michael Jackson Memorial Concert | Sympatico / MSN inMusic

“Cophenhagen” – a user experience concept video

Just saw some of these great UI concept ideas by Cullen Dudas’ on istartedsomething and it’s a fun watch. Also – some some footage that shows off some of the previous Windows launches. Copenhagen User Experience from Copenhagen Concept on Vimeo.


Virtual Earth in full view

Now this is a way to view Virtual Earth – talk about an immersive experience.  I would like to see how WorldWide Telescope would look on this display… PDC2008 ShowOff Entry: Multi-channel Virtual Earth Multi-channel Virtual Earth Description This video shows a multi-channel version of the Virtual Earth control running on a custom curved screen…


Live Mesh Video

I really like the functionality provided by Live Mesh…and the video below helps gets the vision across.  Beyond file syncing – I just tested out distributing a .NET 3rd party app using Live Mesh and the app runs flawlessly.  So I could install an app on one machine and have it available to run on…


Sphere Project – A Multi-Touch Interactive Spherical Display

Today at the MSR Faculty Summit – I was able to play with the Sphere Project, and it’s a real unique way to interact with information/data.  It makes you think what data could be place in a system like this and how to interact with it.  We’ll be playing with it more and are interested…


DeepEarth – VE and Silverlight Deep Zoom

Just ran across he DeepEarth OpenSource community project on CodePlex – bringing SilverLight 2 Deep Zoom to Virtual Earth – it pans and zooms really smooth.  Test it out or check out the video


Kit3D – a 3D graphics engine for Microsoft Silverlight

I was pointed to this on CodePlex – interesting to think how it could be used to enable Science Apps to display their data in 3D.  Check out the samples at Kit3D – a 3D graphics engine for Microsoft Silverlight – Home Kit3D is a 3D graphics engine for Microsoft Silverlight. There is a…