GOOGLE Pixel’s super stable video recording feature

Google’s Pixel 2 phones have a clever trick up their sleeve when recording video: they can use both electronic and optical image stabilization, delivering largely jitter-free clips even if you’re walking down the street. But how does it meld those two technologies, exactly? Google is happy to explain: it just posted an in-depth exploration of how this stabilization works. As you might guess, Google uses some of its machine learning know-how to incorporate both anti-shake technologies where many phones can only use one or the other. The system starts off by collecting motion info from both OIS and the phone’s gyroscope, making sure it’s in “perfect” sync with the image. But it’s what happens next that matters most: Google uses a “lookahead” filtering algorithm that pushes image frames into a deferred queue and uses machine learning to predict where you’re likely to move the phone next. This corrects for a wi

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Google XL price Breakdown

Grab the 32GB Pixel with Daydream View for just $524. With the Pixel 2 on the horizon, Google has started offering lucrative discounts on the Pixel and Pixel XL. The 32GB Pixel is on sale for $524, a $125 discount from its retail price. The Pixel XL, meanwhile, is seeing a $200 decrease in price, and is now available for just $569 for the 32GB variant and $669 for the 128GB model. Google is also throwing in a free Daydream View with every order — just add the VR headset to your cart along with either the Pixel or Pixel XL. Here’s the breakdown of the new pricing: 32GB Google Pixel – $524 – down from $649 ($125 off) 128GB Google Pixel – $624 – down from $749 ($125 off) 32GB Google Pixel XL – $569 – down from $769 ($200 off) 128GB Google Pixel

via Google slashes price of Pixel and Pixel XL by up to $200, throws in a free Daydream View — AIVAnet