A Very Practical Use of AI

If you repurpose video content – or have wanted to – you know that older, low resolution video content does not repurpose well. This is especially true if you need to switch the aspect ratio from landscape (16×9; normal TV) to portrait (9×16; Stories, TikTok, Reels, etc.).

Yesterday, NVIDIA released new AI upscaling technology called RTX Video Super Resolution that can improve the quality of old web videos using consumer-grade gaming PCs that have an RTX 30- or 40-series card. It works in Chrome or Edge and can sharpen edges, reduce video problems, and increase resolution up to 4K. (AI upscaling has been around for a while, but it usually runs on relatively expensive, purpose-built systems or very high-end PCs.)

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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