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Video from space processed in the cloud

Amazon Web Services and NASA have demonstrated how cloud-based video processing can distribute live streams from space, with a shout-out from the International Space Station. The demonstration took center stage today in Los Angeles at the annual meeting of the … Continue reading

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Facebook, Microsoft set deepfake detection contest

Facebook says it’s working with Microsoft, the Partnership for AI and an international team of academics to create the Deepfake Detection Challenge, a competition to develop better tools for flagging faked videos. “We are also funding research collaborations and prizes for … Continue reading

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EarthNow fleshes out planetary video plan

BELLEVUE, Wash. — A satellite startup called EarthNow is laying out the details of its plan to blanket our planet with high-resolution, real-time, live-video coverage from a 500-satellite constellation in orbit, with support from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Europe’s Airbus, Japan’s … Continue reading

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Amazon Studios lays out plan for must-see sci-fi TV

In its quest to find the next “Game of Thrones,” Amazon Studios is reportedly adding three science-fiction series to its list of production prospects, including Seattle author Neal Stephenson’s “Snow Crash.” The two other projects mentioned in Variety’s report would be based … Continue reading

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First live ultra-HD video beamed from space

NASA and AWS Elemental showed off something completely different from the International Space Station today: the first live video in ultra-high-definition 4K detail beamed down from space. The technical achievement was as important as what the audience at the National Association … Continue reading

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Amazon plays role in space video milestone

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson stars in the highest-resolution video ever broadcast live from the International Space Station, bur Amazon Web Services plays a supporting role. The 4K ultra-high-definition live stream, set to start at 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET) April … Continue reading

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Hyperlapse video shows off UW campus

What is hyperlapse? Like the bullet-time realm of “The Matrix,” hyperlapse videos provide an unorthodox perspective on time and space – and you can see the result in a two-minute clip created by the University of Washington’s Charles Johnson. The technique captures time-lapse … Continue reading

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