Have you ever wished you could remember a loved one or legend simply by taking a picture or painting of them and then making their presence come to life like a Harry Potter portrait? Well, chances are you haven’t, but that’s okay because it happens anyway thanks to hugely superior magic: artificial intelligence.
A new AI-powered service called Deep Nostalgia from the online genealogy company MyHeritage uses AI to create the effect that moves a photo. The program uses pre-recorded face movement driver videos and applies the one that works best for the photo in question, allowing them to move in a way that seems realistic and creepy at the same time. But it can also be a great way for many people to better remember their loved ones who have passed away.
As with all things with good intentions, there are those who use the technology to bring creepy photos and still images to life. However, it shows how powerful and lifelike this technology is:
This is a similar technology that uses the most profound fake AI, although luckily this time it is used for a much more noble purpose. However, it shows you exactly what is possible with the technology and it is not difficult to imagine that in a few years we can bring people to life digitally and behave in different ways that seem just as real as if they were actually goods. there in real life.
And possibly used to inject some personality into Darryn. Although we may be a long way from the latter and I am a little too optimistic about what is possible with this technology.
Last updated: March 2, 2021