Diminished Reality

We’ve covered augmented reality interfaces, where a video image is superimposed with additonal content, such as the history of a building your camera is pointed at.  Now researchers at the Technische Universität in Ilmenau, Germany are going the other way — removing objects from the camera’s output, in real time.  This might work well as a wayfinding interface for people with low vision or cognitive disabilities.  Imagine a street scene with all the signs still there, but none of the bustling, distracting people.  Like a 10 megapixel neutron bomb.

Gizmodo: Magic Software Eliminates Objects From Reality Itself

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