This AI turns your home videos into cute cartoons

This AI turns your home videos into cute cartoons

July 29, 2020 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

If you’ve ever wondered what you’d look like in animated form, you can now find out. Developers Tejas Mahajan and Niraj Pandkar have created an AI tool that can turn your photos and videos into cartoons. Cartoonizer is based on a research paper by University of Tokyo researchers Xinrui Wang and Jinze Yu. The tool leverages their open-source implementation to create a publicly-available demo of the method, using GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) servers for the video inference and CPUs (central processing units) for the images. It’s far from the first attempt to turn people into cartoons, but its videos are pretty impressive. Check out this cartoonized scene from…

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