Picture the Impossible

Less than two weeks ago, an alternate reality game created by the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle newspaper called ” Picture the Impossible” began. Intended to engage members of the community in an exploration of Rochester, different games and activities were designed for the competition.   One of the challenges in the…

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Getting Your Synth Featured on the Homepage

We here on the Photosynth team have received a few queries on how we select synths to feature on the homepage. The following should provide some broad guidelines and advice:   Subject Chances are that a synth of your living room will never make it to the homepage.  We try and select synths that will…

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Homepage Update 8/4/2009

Greetings and Salutations, I’m Tony Ernst the Test Lead for Photosynth.  Lucky me to be the first person other than Darius to pick a synth for the homepage.  Now there are a lot of great synths of cities,art and various and sundry knick-knacks out there, and some of them I quite enjoy, but what really gets me…

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Goodbye To Darius, Hello To Greg, And Changes To How Homepage Synths Are Selected

Darius Monsef, who has been our point man for the Photosynth community since he joined the team 10 months ago, has decided to return to his start up roots.  While Darius had an impact throughout our website, personally, his mission to “get rid of the green” and change the sites color scheme to the current…

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Photosynth: Day 1 Recap

Time for a quick update We have been overwhelmed (in both good and bad ways) over the past 24 hours with the amount of interest Photosynth has attracted and the amount of creativity that many of you are demonstrating with your synths.  We’ve been working very hard to meet your expectations and learning and growing along…

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Welcome to Photosynth

We’re pleased to announce the first full release of Photosynth, available now at photosynth.com.  Photosynth takes a collection of regular photographs and reconstructs the scene or object in a 3-D environment.  For those of you who have seen the videos or tried our tech preview, you could experience synths that we made in the lab…

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