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Re: Bing Streetside now showing full street length "strip" panoramas

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  • prague
    so try it yourself ;) it just doesn t work very well.
    Message 1 of 6 , May 10, 2011
      so try it yourself ;)

      it just doesn't work very well.

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "enridp" <enridp@...> wrote:
      >
      > Well probably not, seems that it's not an easy task, you can see a lot of big errors in streetside.
      > http://www.uploadimage.com.ar/images/40463728919510856338.jpg
      >
      > Does somebody know which is the big problem? maybe getting those views from the "bubbles" (how they call panoramas) is hard, but if you take rectilinear pictures, with enough overlap, along the street, I think it should stitch very well.
      >
      > Also, zooming in (without going to "bubbles") looks very noce, but I don't why is not possible to see up and down.
      >
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      > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "enridp" <enridp@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Does somebody know if it's possible to make something like that without working in Microsoft?
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Matt Uyttendaele" <matt@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > As previewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-_T949uSwU and previously available in the Bing iPhone app: http://tinyurl.com/4254vnl
      > > >
      > > > The Bing Maps Streetside view is now showing full city blocks stitched into "strip" panoramas. For example see here for 5th ave in NYC: http://tinyurl.com/43e9xtv
      > > >
      > > > This is a different experience from jumping from 360 bubble to 360 bubble as it lets users quickly dolly down the street facing sideways. This is a very difficult "multi-perspective" stitching problem, but I think that it works pretty well for scenes like this NYC example where the facades are at a constant depth in the scene.
      > > >
      > >
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