Remember Photosynth? Remember when you first saw it and your initial smile came across you in that ‘this is cool’ kind of feeling?
A team at the University of Washington in conjunction with Microsoft Research presented “Finding Paths Through the World’s Photos” at SIGGRAPH2008. I haven’t read the paper yet, but the video speaks for itself in the advancements of photo recognition and path interpolation to me:
There is some really similar Photosynth and DeepZoom stuff happening here, but a lot more as well. You can visit their site to read more and also download some code from some of the parts of the system.
UPDATE: And when you are done watching this, check out Unwrap "editing video is now as easy as editing a single image." -- Um freaky.