Photosynth Loves Windows Azure

Photosynth stores a LOT of data. Today we have more than a million synths and panos, and the number is rising rapidly. So far we’ve accumulated more than 40 terabytes (TB) of data representing more than 100 terapixels. When we launched Photosynth more than three years ago Microsoft didn’t have a general-purpose cloud-based storage and…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Week 14 Winner

Congratulations go out to lukshing for the panorama Metro Moscow! Very tough competition this week, as beautiful and amazing synths pour in from all over the world and people’s own backyards. This week the win goes to lukshing’s capture of the subterranean commuter infrastructure of Moscow. Enjoy your Xbox 360 with Kinect prize package, and…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Week 13 Winner

Congratulations go out to Karotte.exe for the panorama ClimbingTour3 deep in the Swiss Alps! Contest week 13 wasn’t unlucky for this great photosynth capture. Enjoy your Xbox 360 with Kinect prize package, and keep sharing with the world! For all other synthers out there, there are still 2 more weeks and chances left to win…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Week 12 Winner

Congratulations go out to clairelouise for the panorama Grand Canyon! The muddy Colorado River blending into the rich texture of the cliffs under blue sky made for a beautiful 360 capture.  Enjoy your Xbox 360 with Kinect prize package, and keep sharing with the world!  For all other synthers out there, there are still 3 more…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Week 11 Winner

Congratulations go out to BBMunny for their panorama Mass Exodus, from Black Rock City Nevada! We love this capture of the eerie 8-lane post-apocalyptic procession through the Nevada wasteland.  Enjoy your Xbox 360 with Kinect prize package, and keep sharing with the world!  For all other synthers out there, several chances still remain to win an…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Week 10 Winner

Congratulations go out to sillyrabbit for their panorama Fulton’s On The River in Chicago, Illinois! Great job, and keep capturing everyone!  Plenty of chances left to win an Xbox 360 with Kinect prize package and have your panorama featured in the Photosynth iPhone App. You can find all the details on how to enter and…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Week 8 & 9 Winners

Week 8’s winner is sascha95 for their brilliant panorama of the Colorad River’s Horseshoe Bend, near Page, Arizona. Lars2re took week 9’s prize for a panorama taken while mountain biking in Norway entitled Liahornet. Fjørå Singletrack Camp   Congratulations to both of our winners.  Be sure to keep checking back in the coming weeks for more…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Week 7 Winner

Congratulations go out to FrancoisPerez for their panorama of the Steel Pagoda in Cambodia.   We’re coming up on the halfway point of this contest, but you still have 8 more chances to win an Xbox 360 with Kinect prize package and have your panorama featured in the Photosynth iPhone App. You can find all…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Weeks 4, 5 & 6 Winners

Time to catch up on the past few week’s winners of our Summer Xbox Contest, starting with week 4’s winner AHO_2020 who won with this panorama of St. Anastasia in Verona Italy   The winner of week 5 is patrrycjuszx for his amazing panorama taken high on the slopes of Mount Blanc, the highest peak in…

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Summer Xbox Contest – Week 3 Winner

This week’s winner of the Summer Xbox Contest,  gmprague, has used the Photosynth iPhone App not to create one single brilliant panorama, but to document a the scenic higlights of an entire city: Prauge (Praha in Czech).  Of the 23 panoramas he created that were eligable for this week’s prize 4 of them made it into…

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