Friday, April 20, 2012

Cable And Igor's adventures: The Not So Invisible Mercedes

At 51 seconds into this promotional video about an Invisible Mercedes, Cable And I  decided to extract a small scene and see if we could entirely remove the Mercedes from that scene and detect its appearance. First, let's check the ad clip:


 and here is the Robust PCA decomposition using Godec in slow motion (take a look at the image on top right side)

 and in normal speed

No need for complex image processing, just advanced Matrix factorization,  Mission Accomplished !


Anonymous said...

Wonder how will this work if the car wasn't moving in a horizaental line. Ex: Circular/Spiral movement around the background.

Igor said...

Hey Anonymous.

we have something similar we'll show later.