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May
04

What’s Your Panorama?

Less than two weeks ago we released the Photosynth app, which lets you capture amazing panoramas of your favorite places. We are floored by the response – TWO MILLION DOWNLOADS in just 11 days. A big, heartfelt THANK YOU to all two million of you!

We are excited by the fantastic panoramas you’ve created and chose to publish to Bing Maps. Millions of panoramas have been captured, and interactive views of 98 different countries have been posted. It’s wonderful to see the world through your eyes.

We’ve been featuring user created panoramas on the Photosynth.net homepage since we launched. Here are just a few of the great photos we’ve been getting from you:

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Times Square, New York, USA By: seattlekaren

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milano, Italy By: davidepezzi

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Kölner Dom (Cologne Catherdral), Cologne, Germany By:InaiMathi

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Osama Bin Laden Penn State Celebration, Pennsylvania, USA By: Ameltzer

To see more Photosynth panoramas visit http://photosynth.net

The Photosynth app is a powerful image capturing application. With it you can:

  • See your panorama take shape with each picture you take
  • Get high-resolution results in all directions with advanced, on-device stitching
  • See most panoramas within seconds of taking your last picture
  • Zoom, pan, stretch, and view your panorama in landscape or portrait mode
  • Save and view your panoramas on your device and view them online at Photosynth.net
  • Share your panoramas on Bing maps, Facebook, and Photosynth.net

If you haven’t gotten your copy of the Photosynth app yet, you can download it free from the iTunes App Store at http://www.itunes.com/apps/photosynth. The app is for a variety of iOS devices, including the iPhone 4, iPhone 3Gs, iPod Touch Fourth Generation, and the iPad 2 running iOS 4.1 and later (we’ll be bringing the Photosynth app to Windows Phone soon).

Grab your phone, shoot away, and share with the world!

-Eric Bennett, Senior Program Manager, Bing’s Photosynth Team

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