Intel selects Picture Mosaics to feature its mosaic technology at IDF 2015 Skylake press event
Intel picks Picture Mosaics’ app to show off its new Skylake i7 processor at the 2015 IDF press event! Picture Mosaics’ new 4K video mosaic technology optimized for Skylake to be featured in more upcoming Intel events. In front of the new demo are Joe Charpentier, VP of Engineering, and Al Charpentier, Founder and CEO.
At Picture Mosaics, we’ve spent the last 14 years pushing the boundaries of photo mosaic design in every way imaginable. We were honored to partner with Intel and present at the IDF 2015 press event in San Francisco! We were tasked with putting together a demo using our latest photo and video software to push the new Skylake i7 processor to its limit. Continue reading
Top Three DON’Ts of Photo Mosaic Design
With the release of our Online Mosaic Tool, we gave the users a sizable amount of power when creating their own photo mosaics. But as we all know: with great power comes great responsibility! True photo mosaic design isn’t something that just happens. It requires plenty of practice and a keen attention to detail. Throughout the years, we’ve seen a number of mosaic shortcuts that result in cheap, false photo mosaics. A number of factors go into the process of creating a mosaic, but I’m going to focus on the top three DON’Ts of photo mosaic design.
Michael Mapes’ Photo Mosaics of ‘Human Specimens’
I’ve always found photo mosaics to be the perfect example of where art and technology work hand in hand. New York artist Michael Mapes takes a very scientific approach to his art, particularly in his series Human Specimens, where photographs are dissected and methodically reassembled to resemble a scientific study. Once these broken images are brought back together, the result is a maddeningly detailed photo mosaic study of the subject.
How-to: The Perfect Photo Mosaic
Our Online Mosaic Tool makes it super easy for you to create free photo mosaic using your photos in just a few clicks. Just upload, design, and create – it’s that simple. Here are a few simple tips and tricks to really help your photo mosaic to shine.
Photo Mosaics: The Perfect Valentine’s Gift
We’ve created too many romantic photo mosaics to count at this point, but that doesn’t mean we’re stopping anytime soon! With V-Day just around the corner, choosing the perfect gift for that special someone can be a dubious and tiresome task. So if you’re still stuck on what to get that special someone this year, keep it simple: use your favorite photos to create a beautiful personalized photo mosaic.
AS ROMA Online Mosaic Hits the Road
Our online mosaic platform has been a tried-and-true teambuilding resource for a number of past campaigns (Falcons Rise Up Mosaic, OSU True Fan Mosaic). Recently, the AS ROMA Italian football club approached us in search of a great way to bring their fans together. By utilizing our online interactive photo mosaic platform, we worked with them to develop the perfect activation to meet their goal: The #RideWithUs Mosaic.
DIY: Online Photo Mosaic Tool
The Online Mosaic Tool is live! Check it out here – www.PictureMosaics.com/photo-mosaic
Calling all photo mosaic lovers! We try not to focus too much on ourselves here, but we’ve got some great news for all the ‘do-it-yourselfers’ out there. Last month, we mentioned that we’ve been developing our very own photo mosaic software. Today, we’re proud to announce that in late September we’ll be unveiling our online photo mosaic tool! Our entire team has been hard at work, making sure the tool is running smoothly and ready to create the most stunning photo mosaics on the market.
Interactive mosaics: Goodbye Flash. Hello HTML5.
We’re thrilled to announce that our interactive mosaics have made a transition from Adobe Flash to HTML5. Without digging to deep into it, our interactive mosaics are now being built using html code rather than contained within a Flash player. This give us a great advantage when building online interactive mosaics. You can read more about the differences between Flash and HTML5 here.
Check out some of our most popular interactive mosaics built with HTML5 for the full mosaic experience: IMAX®, Atlanta Falcons ‘Rise Up’, Meow Mosaic, Pup Mosaic
Shape Mosaics: The next big thing
You can now place your Shape Mosaic order through our website!
Photo mosaics are a passion of ours. We work hard at pushing the mosaic concept to new heights every day. That’s why we’re super excited to introduce a new kind of photo mosaic to our gallery: Shape Mosaics. Rather than building a mosaic based on the color and detail within the source image, these mosaics build a specific solid shape out of your cell images. Perfect for brand logos, silhouettes, and solid shapes.