Yesterday Facebook demoed a stylized filter feature that it says will be coming to soon to the real-time processing options it offers for its Live Video broadcast feature.
Not to be outdone, Prisma — the app that popularized the art filter craze when it launched this summer, racking up more than 70 million downloads by October — conducted its own demo yesterday.
Co-founder Alexey Moiseenkov broadcast a demo of Prisma’s style transfer technology working in real-time via Facebook’s Live platform, and used it as an opportunity to hold a Q&A session for viewers (full video embedded below).
“I want to give a hello to Mark, and his videos,” said Moiseenkov during the Prisma-filtered Facebook Live broadcast, which lasted around half an hour. “This is of course live from a device, and only the Internet — thanks Mark for the Live API to sharing this video.”“I hope someone is watching me,” he added, before getting into his stride and answering questions in English and Russian.
He also changed the filter multiple times, panning around his home in Moscow. “I do not have a dog but I have a refrigerator,” he joked — a reference to Zuckerberg posting a demo of Facebook’s style transfer applied to a video of his pet dog…