Microsoft's Seadragon Mobile Debuts on the iPhone

Maximum PC Staff

It looks like some up at Redmond have been finding the iPhone to be a sexier development platform than their very own Windows Mobile.

Seadragon , Microsoft’s backbone for Photosynth, has recently been released onto the iPhone app store. The snazzy app allows users to quickly “deep zoom” pictures while online, as well as take a grouping of images and forge them together into a mock 3D enviroment.

According to Alex Daley, the group product manager for Micorsoft Live Labs, “The iPhone is the most widely distributed phone with a (graphics processing unit). Most phones out today don't have accelerated graphics in them. The iPhone does and so it enabled us to do something that has been previously difficult to do."

Image Credit: Microsoft

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