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    Update to the Photosynth Terms of Use

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    Last week we released a minor update to our site that included a change to our Terms of Use . The change is that the following sentence was added to section 6: Microsoft may use and display your materials posted on public areas of the service in...
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    Fresh synths

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    We're still seeing some incredible synths being posted every day. Here are some new ones that we thought you'd want to see: This beautiful scene proves that you can attain 100% synthiness without having to take hundreds of pictures. If your head...
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    Photosynth gets Geekbriefed

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    Cali and Neal from Geekbrief.tv visited us in October, and they've just released their video "brief" of Photosynth based on that visit. Here it is: And here's the synth that was made on-camera during that shoot. My color balance was a little...
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    Summer Xbox Contest - Week 14 Winner

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    Congratulations go out to lukshing for the panorama Metro Moscow! Very tough competition this week, as beautiful and amazing synths pour in from all over the world and people's own backyards. This week the win goes to lukshing's capture of the subterranean...
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    Photosynth: Getting ahead

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    In honor of the Emmy awards, here are the Synthy awards for best synth of a head . The way-too-much-information Synthy goes to the 154 photo, 75% synthy " Head.1 ". Style points are awarded for at least making sure there were no bats in the cave...
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    Power Failure

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    As you’ve likely noticed, we’ve been experiencing problems with the Photosynth site for a few hours. Around 7pm PST one of the data centers hosting our servers experienced a power failure. By unfortunate chance we were upgrading some of our...
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    The New Photosynth Demoed at TEDGlobal

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    Earlier this year at the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh, Blaise Agüera y Arcas gave a sneak peek of the new Photosynth technology. The talk starts with a demonstration of the Photosynth-derived 360 panorama capture experience that shipped for...
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    Aaron's Love of Balls

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    Hello! I am Aaron Rincover, user experience designer at Bing maps and Photosynth. Today’s homepage photosynth selections are based on my love of spherical objects. Although they are all based on the sphere, each one tells a unique story. Through materials...
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    Reach out and synth somebody?

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    You may have tried to create a synth of a person, only to find out that it didn't work very well. Of course there are some notable exceptions, this boxer and this tattooed man being just two of them. (Make sure you hit 'p' to look at the point clouds...
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    Summer Xbox Contest - Week 8 & 9 Winners

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    Week 8's winner is sascha95 for their brilliant panorama of the Colorad River's Horseshoe Bend, near Page, Arizona. Lars2re took week 9's prize for a panorama taken while mountain biking in Norway entitled Liahornet. Fjørå Singletrack...
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    10 things you probably never thought of synthing

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    10. Neighborhood children playing “Freeze Tag” 9. The moment you light your “Bananas Foster” on fire 8. A Yoga class locked in the “Downward Facing Dog” position 7. Barbie’s Dream House 6. Your winning Scrabble game board—when will you ever get to see...
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    Server Maintenance Complete

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    The move of our databases to Windows Azure happened as planned today. All features of the Photosynth Web site, including viewing, exploring, searching, uploading, commenting, favoriting, embedding etc. etc. should be working as normal. This puts us...
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    This Evening's Update

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    We released a minor update tonight to fix some bugs and do some fine-tuning. You can head on over to our support site to read about the details.
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    Homepage Update 8/4/2009

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    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...
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    We've just made some updates

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    At 6pm pacific tonight we completed a minor update to the site. No major new features, but a few problems have been resolved and some nice details have been added. Check out the list of changes on our support site .
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    Summer Xbox Contest - Week 13 Winner

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    Congratulations go out to Karotte.exe for the panorama ClimbingTour3 deep in the Swiss Alps! Contest week 13 wasn't unlucky for this great photosynth capture. Enjoy your Xbox 360 with Kinect prize package, and keep sharing with the world! For all...
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    Your feedback

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    We really depend on you, Photosynth’s users, to tell us what you like or if there’s anything that’s not working for you. We also want to know about any features you’d like to see as we start working on the next version of Photosynth. Just go to getsatisfaction...
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    Summer Xbox Contest – Week 1 Winner

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    With the release of the 1.1 update for the Photosynth App for iOS last week we started a contest where for the next 15 weeks we’ll be featuring the best panorama entered on the new Best of Bing Maps page in the app, and giving away an Xbox 360 with...
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    Meet some of the Photosynth team

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    Our friends over at Channel 10 managed to pry away from their keyboards three people who helped take Photosynth from great idea to released product. Check out the video: ShutterSpeed EP04 - The Photosynth Team
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    Server Maintenance Happening Now

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    In order to move more of the Photosynth backend to the wonderful world of Windows Azure (see the previous blog post) we’re going to have a scheduled outage of Photosynth on Wednesday February 1st, starting at 10:00am Pacific Time . Current plans...
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    More Synths to See

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    Beautiful new synths are being added to the site hourly. Here are some we thought you'd want to see: Here's one way to make politics more palatable . If that didn't make you hungry, maybe this one will. If you're into gaming, you'll definitely...
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    A Little Maintenance Tonight

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    We're making some improvements to Photosynth this evening. You'll see our static Web site for about 30 minutes, starting at 11 PM PST (7 AM GMT). You won't be able to start new synths during maintenance, but synths already in progress wll automatically...
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    Unexpected outage

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    We're experiencing some problems with the Photosynth site just now. Early indications are that we're having a hardware issue, but we're digging into that as we speak. We're working to resolve it as fast as we can. In the meantime, we're moving to our...
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    Summer Xbox Contest - Week 2 Winner

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    We'd like to congratulate this weeks winner of our Summer Xbox Contest, neb5 , for their beautiful panorama of Sylvan Lake in the Black Hills of South Dakota. neb5, thanks for sharing your work and we hope you'll enjoy your Xbox with Kinect! This...
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    Photosynth Is Back...

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    We have turned Photosynth back online. Try it out at Photosynth.com . We still have new synth uploads off for the moment, but will turn them back on shortly.
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