Have you ever noticed that it's sometimes hard to recognize somebody if you only know them from a photograph? Maybe it's because looking at a still image is a lot different than looking at a living person. But sometimes a person just looks completely different from different angles. Turns out, figuring out what a 3D face looks like only from a photograph has long been a puzzle for computers as well — but a new AI might have solved the problem, and you can try it out yourself.
AI Can See Clearly Now
This ... Is CNN
Researcher Aaron Jackson on His Selfie to 3D Model Technology
Written by Reuben Westmaas December 20, 2017
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