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Apple's iPhone 8 'Portrait Lighting' uses AI to light you better

Apple's iPhone 8 'Portrait Lighting' uses AI to light you better
From Engadget - September 12, 2017

"You compose a photo, the dual cameras and the ISP sense the scene, they create a depth map, and they actually change the lighting contours over the face," said Apple iPhone chief Phil Schiller. "These are not filters, this is real time analysis."

Apple had promised to shrink down its AI systems onto a chip for use with its augmented reality ARKit and other things, but it now looks like it's destined for other purposes. Assuming it does not make shots look artificial, it should be a pretty nice feature.

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