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Facing Up to Image Fakery

The folks who transformed digital imagery nearly three decades ago with the introduction of Adobe Photoshop are now using deep neural networks to help detect doctored faces and other faked imagery. Add newer social media technologies to the mix, the company notes, “and those falsehoods fly faster than ever.” Adobe researchers are working with counterparts at the University of California at Berkeley on a method for detecting doctored images created using a popular Photoshop that allows users to adjust and exaggerate facial features. With...

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Adobe brings content-aware fill for videos to After Effects

Adobe today announced that it is bringing content-aware fill to After Effects, the special effects software that is part of its Creative Cloud offering. The company has long offered this feature in Photoshop, where you can use it to automatically remove objects from a photo, with the application filling in the blank space with appropriate pixels, based on what’s around it. As you can imagine, doing this for a video is significantly harder because you have to do this for every image while the objects move. The company notes that this new...