We all know the examples in movies and TV shows, where they take a low resolution photo or video footage and then use some magical software to uncover tiny hidden details. Here’s an example from CSI:
But is there are some truth to that? Here’s a great post from Geoffrey Litt where he explores using Generative adversarial network (GAN) to enhance low resolution photos. The results are pretty impressive:
Of course, you can turn a horse into a zebra:
Funny, but makes an interesting point. It is the start of deep fakes.
I watched this on my TV and it is really good! Especially, considering this is a side project without millions of dollars of funding, the results are impressive. I can see this technology maturing in the next years. There is plenty of great movies and TV which can benefit from a remaster to bring it to the 21st century. Star Trek is on top of my list.
This is what I always wanted
LG’s rollable TV
Displays are the next big shift in tech
Looking Glass 3D display
Hidden WW2 treasure
Quarry filled with old-timers
Hand-drawn stop motion video of the original game
Paper Mario Bros