Wednesday, October 03, 2007

SIFT is the core of PhotoSynth

PhotoSynth underlying "magic" is using SIFT (Scale Invariant Feature Transform)

quoting Seitz
"We use a feature-matching technique called SIFT, developed by David Lowe at the University of British Columbia, that handles very significant differences in lighting, shading, weather, scale, and so forth,"

David Lowe's Autostitch project.

more SIFT implementations and source code