Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

SAN FRANCISCO -- Real estate agents and brokers hoping to take photo slideshows to another dimension may want to give Photosynth a try. Photosynth is free Web software that allows users to stitch photos together to create 3-D, immersive renderings that consumers can click, drag and zoom in and out of.Photosynth is a brainchild of Microsoft's Live Labs, a collaboration between MSN and Microsoft Research. Live Labs founder and director, Dr. Gary Flake, spoke to attendees at Real Estate Connect last week. "Photosynth is not passive. It's like a video game where users can choose the way they go," Flake said. A "synth" of a house for sale, for example, can function as a virtual home tour with consumers able to use an arrow key to "walk" around a house, or they...