The Old City of Dubrovnik

A cool project by The Graphics and Imaging Laboratory of the University of Washington’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering, where thousands of photos of a city from Flickr are analyzed to rebuild a 3D model of the whole city. (4,619 images and nearly 3.5 million 3D points).

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+5 1. nooitaf (admin) commented 12 years ago

abuse me more please :P
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+8 2. minkki commented 12 years ago

The music makes this video epic no matter what you say!
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-2 3. jeremydoc commented 12 years ago

this song makes me horny
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-3 4. messmaker commented 12 years ago

The song is made of win, who am I to disagree?
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+4 5. antifolklore commented 12 years ago

Neatly done. The things science can accomplish. What with the strange cubes on the street though. No one else noticed???
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+2 6. saylee commented 12 years ago

amazing, it looks really good in my opinion
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+8 7. TitvsCaivs commented 12 years ago

#5 The "strange cubes" represent actual camera positions, from where all the pics were taken.
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+5 8. ringmaster commented 12 years ago

Too short. Please complete the project and post the new video...
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+1 9. orion commented 12 years ago

Someone should triangulate the whole thing. Isolated points are neat, but there's much more information in the surface that the points describe.
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-3 10. prankphonecall commented 12 years ago

If this was made up of images, why don't we get a look at any of the images making up the model?
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-2 11. MiNo commented 12 years ago

it would be neat if they could make a computer map out of this and made it available to the visitors of the campus
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+4 12. ezeliel commented 12 years ago

Yep, #8. It'll be fantastic to see the end of the project.
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+1 13. Ovex38 commented 12 years ago

The implications of this tech are amazing, you can fully render into 3-D images using only pics found on the internet to create a virtual world to explore anywhere pictures have been taken on the planet. sort of like Google's virtual 3-D road map but totally 'free flying'. did a presentation referring to this.
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+1 14. et_so-us commented 12 years ago

radiohead did it first
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+1 15. nooitaf (admin) commented 12 years ago

well .. microsoft owns it .. if you want to see this live in the browser check it out here .. it's awesome if you have never seen this before ^^
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+1 16. Lukain commented 12 years ago

WOW, this looks exactly like Dubrovnik, from the fountain at the beginning all the way to the cathedral and docks. Amazing