Google uses artificial intelligence to develop smart image compression

Google Artificial intelligence could just be the answer to discovering the best method for compressing images, at least according to a recent Google study. Image compression is an essential piece of the puzzle for mediums that create large files, including 4K video and 360. Functions from live-streaming to web download times are largely dependent on file sizes, but shrinking files involves a balance between quality and space. Related: Google’s new Britoil algorithm is about to supercharge web browsing Google is teaching computers to recognize the best method for compressing image files, and while the system isn’t (yet) able to judge the effect of a compression on the image’s quality, it is able to analyze what methods are the most successful in adjusting the image’s footprint. The group used 6 million random compressed photos…


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