New Google Brain research brings the ‘zoom and enhance’ trope to reality
As Ars Techinca breaks down, the software utilizes a two different neural networks to generate the images. The second is a “prior network” analyzes the pixelated image image and tries to add details based on existing images with similar pixel locations. Neural networks are getting increasingly advanced when it comes to generating images, and both Google and Twitter already have put effort into sharpening video and still images online through their respective RAISR and Magic Pony projects. Read more