Saturday 8 September 2007

Cool new image resizing technology - Seam Carving Rocks!

This amazing new image resizing technology allows you to resize a picture without decreasing the size of the contents. It does this by adding or removing "unimportant' slices running across a picture (e.g. portions of sky). There is a whitepaper on the technology here There is an interactive flash demo that has to be seen to be believed! - In particular, try the horizontal carving. It looks natural and still has all the proportionally correct primary elements of the picture. More links can be found here:

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