MyHeritage’s new AI Time Machine app, based on AI Stable Diffusion, lets you see what you would have looked like in different eras. Find out how to use this app to treat yourself to a trip back in time!
Have you ever had the feeling that you were not born at the right time ? Have you ever imagined yourself living in Ancient Greece, in the Middle Ages, among a Viking tribe or during the Gold Rush in Western America?
Unfortunately, you can’t choose your date of birth, but the new feature of the MyHeritage DNA analysis platform allows you to generate a perfectly realistic rendering of your life. your face at different historical periods.
This AI Time Machine application lets you see see ” like an Egyptian pharaoh, a medieval knight, a 19th-century lord or lady, an astronaut and much more in just a few clicks. “according to the press release on the MyHeritage website.
How do I use AI Time Machine?
To use this AI, first go to the official MyHeritage website, accessible via a web browser for PC or mobile. Log in to your account, and select “ AI Time MachineTM “in the ” Photos “. Alternatively, you can visit directly the MyHeritage AI Time Machine page.
Once logged in, simply upload between 10 and 25 photos of yourself These can be full-length photos or portraits, and the variety of formats means better results.
After downloading, a pop-up window appears asking you to describe the subject of the images. Choose the genre, the person’s name and click on “Continue”.
Then count between 30 and 90 minutes for the AI to process your photos. No need to wait: you’ll receive an email when processing is complete.
– MyHeritage (@MyHeritage) November 21, 2022
You can then discover what you would have looked like in other times. It will click on the different themes to generate the images.
Of course, results are not always perfect. In some cases, you may not recognize yourself in every image. Artifacts may also appear, as they do in all AI-generated images.
Each account is limited to one model and 50 themes, but you can generate up to 400 images for a one-off payment of around 10 euros. The free trial version is limited to just 40 images.
An application based on Stable Diffusion
Previously, over the past three years, MyHeritage has developed several features exploiting AI to bring historical photos to life. On the contrary, this new concept directly invites users to travel back in time.
This new MyHeritage feature is in fact based on the generative AI Stable Diffusion. The firm has obtained a license from Astria to exploit this artificial intelligence, considered to be one of the best “Text-to-Image” models on a par with Midjourney and DALL-E 2.
This technology creates a model from several images of a single subject representing a person from different angles. Patterns from different eras are combined using a set of predetermined themes to create realistic images…