The online genealogy company MyHeritage has launched a new AI-powered service, Deep Nostalgia. This new service animates family photos to allow users to 'experience your family history like never before.'
Deep Nostalgia uses AI to turn still images into animated photos like the Live Photos feature in iOS portraits in the 'Harry Potter' films. Deep Nostalgia relies upon videos of facial animations, which the AI then applies to a still image. For example, an old black and white portrait of a woman looking off-camera comes to life, with the subject moving her head, blinking and smiling at the camera.