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Researchers Manipulate Crowd-Sourced Public Domain Photos to Create Time-Lapses

A team from Google and the University of Washington have joined forces to create time-lapse videos from public domain photos.

As Engadget explains, “Here’s how it works: first, the researchers sorted some 86 million photos by geographic location, looking for widely snapped landmarks. Next, the photos were ordered by date and warped so that all had a matching viewpoint. Lastly, each photo was color-corrected to have a similar appearance, resulting in uniform time-lapse videos.”

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