Archive for January, 2009

Automatic photo tagging

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

MyHeritage, a genealogy web site, claims it can automatically tag photos of people.  It uses face recognition to find faces in uploaded photos, then gets you to identify them.  The idea is that you only identify each person once, and it can automatically tag other photos of that person for you.


Streetview-style maps seeing inside buildings

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

This Finnish mapping service has a mode that works like Google’s Street View, but it can let you look around inside buildings!  Take a look.  Try clicking on one of the buildings with a rectangle around it.