This is so cool, it’s not the first time I’ve written about Photosynth but while I was playing with this new Silverlight viewer for Photosynth I got a little into this ‘point cloud’ views and again, must say that this really is awesome.
So I’m looking at this Photosynth (196 photos and 98% synthy – so a good one) and look at one of the photos in the collection:
We’ve all seen that right? ;) Then if we press ‘P’ we switch the viewer to this point cloud mode resulting in:
And that – and this is the really cool part – will enable you to look at these objects from an angle that you actually don’t have photos of like this:
Yes Photosynth remains one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. Go check it out for yourself.