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    News - Apollo 11 lunar landing film restored using GPU computing technology

    Restoration was carried out on systems using NVIDIA Tegra GPUs and CUDA technology.
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    Re: News - Apollo 11 lunar landing film restored using GPU computing technology

    Although I'm sure they chose one of the best frames to do a before/after shot of, it's an impressive change.
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    Re: News - Apollo 11 lunar landing film restored using GPU computing technology

    have they fixed all the evidence that it was a fake too

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    Re: News - Apollo 11 lunar landing film restored using GPU computing technology

    Quote Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
    have they fixed all the evidence that it was a fake too
    LOL I was waiting for comments like this.

    Next someone will come on to the forum and state it's slightly more blurry now to hide various wires that were used to make them look as if they had very little weight.

    /conspiracy mode off

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    Re: News - Apollo 11 lunar landing film restored using GPU computing technology

    So they lowered the contrast and blurred it a little; losing detail in the process... I think I like the original better :/

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    Re: News - Apollo 11 lunar landing film restored using GPU computing technology

    Quote Originally Posted by Blastuk View Post
    So they lowered the contrast and blurred it a little; losing detail in the process... I think I like the original better :/
    Did you watch any of the videos or just look at the still on the article?

    I think they have done an impressive job when you actually watch some of the footage.

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    Re: News - Apollo 11 lunar landing film restored using GPU computing technology

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee @ SCAN View Post
    LOL I was waiting for comments like this.

    Next someone will come on to the forum and state it's slightly more blurry now to hide various wires that were used to make them look as if they had very little weight.

    /conspiracy mode off
    I got straight in there with it

    Quote Originally Posted by Blastuk View Post
    So they lowered the contrast and blurred it a little; losing detail in the process... I think I like the original better :/
    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Did you watch any of the videos or just look at the still on the article?

    I think they have done an impressive job when you actually watch some of the footage.
    Yep you need to watch the video to see the difference

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