System uses video from 3 phones to find shooters

A new system can locate shooters through video and audio from 3 smartphones, which could help protect human rights workers and journalists.

Byron Spice-Carnegie Mellon | Nov. 20, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology guns machine-learning mobile-devices sounds video violence weapons

What does Disney+ mean for the future of streaming?

With the launch of Disney+, how will the battle between streaming services change? An expert digs into the competition and how it affects viewers.

Julian Cardillo-Brandeis | Nov. 11, 2019 | futurity
~1 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture business consumers internet video

WiFi system identifies people through walls by their walk

A system called XModal-ID can use video of a person walking and determine whether that same person is behind a wall using WiFi and their unique movement.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB | Oct. 1, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured science-and-technology imaging-technology surveillance video wifi

Watching the news on smaller screens saps its impact

Watching news videos on your phone may keep you from paying attention in the same way you would with a larger screen size.

Jared Wadley-Michigan | July 10, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture attention journalism mobile-devices video

Face quirks unmask deepfake videos

Deepfake videos could cause serious problems in the near future, but reserchers have created a new tool that could help root out the doctored videos.

Kara Manke-UC Berkeley | July 2, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: featured science-and-technology society-and-culture artificial-intelligence faces internet video

A.I. vision guides fake video detection

A new system can pick out the best reference frame to help experts fight deepfake videos, and could also boost driverless cars and drones.

Kate McAlpine-Michigan | June 23, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured science-and-technology algorithms artificial-intelligence imaging-technology video

Edit video like it’s text with this algorithm

A new algorithm makes it much easier to edit video of a "talking head." There are both benefits and ethical concerns.

Andrew Myers-Stanford | June 13, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology algorithms ethics images videos

To thwart deep fakes, add these digital ‘watermarks’

Deep fakes—super-realistic looking fake videos—pose a major threat, but "digital watermarks" could help stop them.

James Devitt-NYU | May 29, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology artificial-intelligence images internet photography video

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