Dezeen Wire: researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris have designed software that can look at a photo and identify the city in which it was taken by recognising building typologies.
The software uses images extracted from Google Street View to cross-reference architectural elements like balconies, windows and street signs and identify patterns unique to particular locations.
This movie explains how it works:
- Bone Armchair by Joris Laarman
- Calvert Brody typeface by Margaret Calve…rt, Neville Brody and Henrik Kubel
- Is Copenhagen the new Milan?
- Philippe Malouin installs swing set insi…de grand Milanese palazzo
- Jar Tops by Jorre van Ast
- Odette by Massproductions
- Build by Jack Godfrey Wood and Tom Ballh…atchet for Movisi
- Acupuncture needles ripple across Izzy P…arker's Tactile Treatment cape
- Tech firm proposes using OLED screens to… make aircraft cabins appear see-through
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