Stunning 3D navigation of photo and video | PicLens

5 06 2008

I’ve just begun exploring the immersive experience PicLens is creating for photos and videos on the web. This nifty plugin for various web browsers will add an unobtrusive, gray play button to images or previews of videos on sites like YouTube, Flickr, SmugMug, Google Images, Facebook, and more.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

more about this “PicLens preview“, posted with vodpod

The developer, a Menlo Park, Ca., firm named Cooliris, was founded in January 2006 with support from Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. Cooliris is part of a momentous upcoming trend that will redefine searching and browsing by eliminating heavy textual references and instead providing previews and rich media directly – allowing for a more consumer-oriented, user-friendly experience that engages rather than befuddles. Read the rest of this entry »