USC’s ICT and Cinematic Arts Photosharing Project in the New York Times

Published: April 7, 2008
Category: News

A recent story featured Viewfinder, a new photo-placing system developed by the USC School of Cinematic Arts’ Interactive Media Division and the USC Institute for Creative Technologies. The system, created with a grant from Google, allows people to place images into 3-dimensional mapping software like Google Earth at the proper location and at the original angle at which they were taken. A stated goal of the team, which includes ICT’s Paul Debevec, is that a 10-year-old should be able to find the pose of a photo in less than a minute.
Read the New York Times article.