Fused video stabilization on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

  By Thom Holwerda - Posted on 2017-11-10 23:20:44 UTC at http://OSNews.com

One of the most important aspects of current smartphones is easily capturing and sharing videos. With the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, the videos you capture are smoother and clearer than ever before, thanks to our Fused Video Stabilization technique based on both optical image stabilization (OIS) and electronic image stabilization (EIS). Fused Video Stabilization delivers highly stable footage with minimal artifacts, and the Pixel 2 is currently rated as the leader in DxO's video ranking (also earning the highest overall rating for a smartphone camera). But how does it work [https://research.googleblog.com/2017/11/fused-video-stabilization-on-pixel-2.html]?

An interesting technical look at how Google achieves these results on their Pixel 2 phones, with the obvious caveat that we're looking at story written by Google here, so take that into account as you're reading this.

On a related note, overall DxO ratings are dumb [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgeJ0XYuI2E].

Original story page here.

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