New photo enhancing AI includes physical damage restoration option

YouTuber bycloud takes viewers through Microsoft's new AI for repairing old photos, which he says "is probably the best physical damage restoration for images I've ever seen." The supporting academic paper is Bringing Old Photos Back to Life. Results still have a significant range of quality, but some of the best ones are quite impressive.

For those interested in trying it out, he also made a GitHub tutorial:

Image: YouTube / bycloud