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Future Friday: Photo realistic faces generated using AI

As an entrepreneur or innovator it is not only fun but also highly relevant to stay on top of advancements in technology. They can impact your project or business in many ways, such as solve problems previously deemed unsolvable or create opportunities for new business models. That is why every Friday I will highlight an aspect of a new technology, a new innovative app feature or a project that got funded that gives us that glimpse into our future, today.

Generating faces using AI

Two imaginary celebrities generated randomly by an AI system. (c) Nvidia
Two imaginary celebrities generated randomly by an AI system. (c) Nvidia

It is already commonplace to use AI powered algorithms to detect features of human faces such as age, hair color, smile, gender etc. The technology is production ready and used to track people on public roads. It is an entirely different technological challenge to have an AI system generate photo realistic images of humans according to specified human features. That hurdle has now been taken. Have a look at the below video to see what’s possible. Follow this link to find out more.

Have a nice Friday!

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