March 11, 2018

YouTube uses machine learning to create real-time green screen feature

Software Engineers Valentin Bazarevsky and Andrei Tkachenka from the Google Research team have just posted on the blog that they launched a feature to the YouTube app that allows for real-time, on-device mobile video segmentation into YouTube stories (which YouTube calls “reels”). Commonly known as the “green screen” effect, video segmentation allows you to separate the foreground…