They Are Now Using AI To Bring Old Photographs To Life

Deep Nostalgia uses AI to animate pictures, including black and white photos from the past. When you look at what they are able to create from those old still photographs, it’s like looking at a video of the individual.

Photographs are like a little piece of history that allows us to look into the past. Some of those pictures may be personal, such as our grandparents or maybe even our great-grandparents. Others, however, have historical significance such as pictures of scientists, presidents, musicians, and authors.

There is now a company that focuses on DNA testing but is helping people to rediscover history in a very unique way. They are using artificial intelligence to animate pictures of people, even if they have been gone for many years.

Deep Nostalgia uses AI to animate pictures, including black and white photos from the past. When you look at what they are able to create from those old still photographs, it’s like looking at a video of the individual. They shift their gaze from one side to another, blink their eyes and make it look as if the person is part of a little movie.

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A number of drivers work to animate the image once it is uploaded to the MyHeritage platform. The drivers each have their own job, creating various gestures and movements to make the individual in the picture look as if they are animated.

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Of course, people have different opinions of how they view the finished product, and even MyHeritage says that some people will find it to be creepy. When all is said and done, however, it creates a little video that can be shared with family and friends.

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Here are some of the videos that people are sharing of those re-created images: