New video editing ideas

[2008-11-30] hci, scitech
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A video about “Interactive Video Object Manipulation” demonstrates research done by Adobe. One can for example, draw a rectangle on a moving object, type text into it and the text stays attached as the object moves:Or, with several people in a video, one can create a picture where shots from different times appear side by side, thus increasing the probability that all of them look good. [Source and picture: Engadget]
If you want to see more technology in a similar vein, look at these videos:

  • Image Resizing by Seam Carving: Resizes images without them looking distorted. By marking areas, one can remove these areas when compressing the image.
  • Microsoft Photosynth: Places images in a 3-dimensional space allowing one to do all kinds of cool zooming etc.