Instagram releases Hyperlapse

I think Instagram has a winner with this one. Today, the company has announced and released their first stand-alone app called Hyperlapse — which allows users to create HQ, stabilized and fast time-lapses. Tracking shots are applied with a clever algorithm to create the final product you see exemplified in their demo video below (it looks like they were taken down?)

Plus, here’s a video of more examples that are simply breathtaking. I’ve grown to use Instagram to follow fascinating cityscapes and I think this app is perfect to bring them to life and in limitless artistic possibilities too. Downloading now… (Team iPhone wins as Instagram is still developing an Android version, that will require changes to the camera and gyroscope APIs on Android phones.)

h/t WIRED (with more on the inspiration and developers)