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Topic: Technical preview is open! Photosynth like you’ve never seen it

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PhotosynthTeam (Over 1 year ago)
We’re happy to announce that the new Photosynth technical preview launched this morning. Fly through the Himalayas, immerse yourself within a beautiful forest, or admire a famous landmark from all sides in the many examples of what’s possible with the new Photosynth.      

Technical preview:
Sign up to create your own synths:

Photosynth allows you to create amazing reconstructions (synths) with only a few simple steps. The way to capture your own synths has evolved from the original Photosynth, so you’ll want to watch our tutorial video and read our new Expert Shooting Guide before you give it a try.

Getting started video:
Expert Shooting Guide: 

Post your feedback and questions on the Forums at: 

Happy synthing! 

The Photosynth Team
NateLawrence (Over 1 year ago)
Really happy to see development again! 

For my fellow synthers, here are a few more goodies about the Tech Preview: 
2013 06 11: TED Global Video Demo: with Blaise Agüera y Arcas
2013 12 10: Channel 9 Video Demo + Interview: with David Gedye

Web log entries from Microsoft about the preview: 
From Bing:
From Photosynth: | |
From Microsoft Research:

A few more links to news stories about the preview here:

For those who'd like some insight into some of the making of the tech preview:
For those who'd like more info on the history of Photosynth and related advances in the field, find links to many videos here:
NateLawrence (Over 1 year ago)
The Photosynth team has begun posting a 7 part series of web log entries about how to successfully shoot for Photosynth 2.

Part 1:
Part 2:
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