Ever tried to insert something into a scene in Photoshop? To do it really well is hard, especially if the scene contains complex lighting. Now a team of researchers led by Kevin Karsch at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have solved this problem beautifully. Their artificial scenes are so realistic that test subjects could not distinguish them from real photos. The slick video is below or you can watch it at Vimeo along with some notes.
The Matrix is here!
About the Author: Jeff Butterworth
Jeff Butterworth is the founder of Alien Skin Software. He used to create the products, but now he does marketing and gets coffee for the programmers.