With its new update to NVIDIA Broadcast, NVIDIA, a leader in AI technology, is pushing the boundaries of video creation and streaming. The application, which transforms any area into a home studio, now includes two intriguing new effects: Eye Contact and Vignette. These new features, as well as significant improvements to Virtual Background, are accessible to all NVIDIA and GeForce RTX GPU owners who download the upgraded software.
For content creators who wish to record themselves while reading notes or a screenplay without having to stare straight at the camera, Eye Contact is a game changer. The effect estimates and aligns gaze, causing the speaker's eyes to move in order to simulate eye contact with the camera. The eyes keep their original color and blink, and there is even a disconnect option if the speaker looks away from the camera.
Another new function, Vignette, allows users to add a faint bokeh visual effect to your webcam, quickly increasing visual quality. The Blur, Replacement, and Removal Virtual Background effects have also been improved with temporal information to improve segmentation and stability, reducing errors in AI choices.
Broadcast's active user base has more than doubled since last year, with over 20 partners integrating the software's effects directly into their apps. The software is also preinstalled in certain laptops from renowned manufacturers such as Acer, Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, Lenovo, and Razer, allowing users to have enhanced, AI-powered experiences with their microphone, webcam, and speakers.
Overall, NVIDIA Broadcast continues to demonstrate its usefulness as a powerful software for producers, allowing them to use AI technology to take their live streaming and video conferencing to new heights.