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MyHeritage’s new AI tool turns photos of the dead into unnerving videos


Genealogy site MyHeritage has unveiled a new AI tool that turns photos of deceased relatives into creepy videos. The DeepNostalgia feature is powered by tech developed by Israeli tech firm D-ID. MyHeritage says it uses several drivers to animate the faces: Each driver is a video consisting of a fixed sequence of movements and gestures. Deep Nostalgia can very accurately apply the drivers to a face in your still photo, creating a short video that you can share with your friends and family. The driver guides the movements in the animation so you can see your ancestors smile, blink, and turn their…

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