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Adding a New Dimension to Fieldwork: TED Augmented-reality Mapping with Microsoft’s Bing Maps
In a September ‘08 edition of RSC NewsFeed we highlighted the launch of Microsoft’s Photosynth technology which lets you build three-dimensional representations of places and objects using a series of digital images. One of the original developers from this project recently demonstrated how this technology was being integrated in Microsoft’s Bing Maps. The video below […]
Feeling Nostalgic: The Gallery of Historical IT Hardware
Man with IBM 5100 Portable Computer Originally uploaded by stuffthathappens Did you own a IBM 5100 Portable Computer? If so you’re probably still suffering back pains from lugging the 25kg “compact problem-solving aid for engineers, statisticians, scientists and financial and business analysts”. The 5100 included an integrated 1024 character display and 16K of memory (upgradable […]
In the last issue of NewsFeed we highlighted Photosynth, an application from Microsoft that lets you create three-dimensional representations of places and objects using digital images. Well it appears some of you have already been busy ‘synthing’ over the summer because Mike Whyment from the University of Aberdeen recently won an amateur Photosynth competition being […]