Microsoft Silverlight & Photosynth at the 44th US Presidential Inauguration..


The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) has selected Microsoft Silverlight technology to enable live and on-demand video streaming of the official inauguration swearing-in ceremony on the PIC Web site at As part of its efforts to hold the most open and accessible inauguration in history, on Saturday, Jan. 17, the PIC will also stream video of a Baltimore event on the Whistle Stop Tour that will take President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden to Washington, D.C., from Philadelphia.   image

Meanwhile, CNN is going to use Microsoft Photosynth to record the inauguration for posterity.  It’s asking anyone attending to send them a photo which they’ll then input into Photosynth to create 3D experience of the inauguration.

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