Microsoft is working on software to get jerky action videos smoothly

Aug

11

2014

Microsoft is working on software to convert smooth-action scenes. Jerky time-lapse videos that instance taken during sports activities The so-called Hyper-lapse technology should include available in a Windows application.

Action Images shot with a GoPro helmet camera for example and played, accelerated in a so-called time lapse often have a jerky video as a result. Applying traditional video algorithms on images, such as image stabilization and time, have little or no positive impact. However, Microsoft Research suggests that with their proprietary Hyper-lapse software can generate, which contains a number of specially developed algorithms, yet smooth-running timelapses

Hyper Lapse The developers at Microsoft use three steps to correct. Jumpy images In the reconstruction phase, a 3D model is generated on the basis of the video images. Then, in the second phase generated by algorithms. A smooth path In addition, on the basis of multiple frames, a new frame is generated. Then, in a final step, the source material is rendered as a new video.

A demonstration video of Microsoft Research shows a test version of the Hyper-lapse software. The images are aanmerkelijker smoother than the original, though the algorithms make occasional mistakes and even pop-ups occur. Eventually, Microsoft would be releasing an app for Windows that uses the Hyper-lapse technology, all is not yet clear when it will be available.

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