AI Video Generators Are Improving Astonishingly

Making Videos is Easier Than Ever

Michael

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There is a new trend — thousands of AI-generated videos floating around. The videos are all over Youtube whether you recognize them or not. Movies, scammers, and businesses already use AI-generated tools to create better content. This is raising fundamental questions — how do we verify content is real? how good are these generators? how good will they become in 5 years? In this blog we will investigate such video generators.

I was particularly alarmed when I discovered how a scam uses AI. The scam known as “SightCare” is generating videos of “young” bloggers claiming they have used their products. These AI bloggers claim that the product is real and has helped restore their vision. They then redirect the user to go to the official website and purchase the product from there.

What are AI video generators?

Video generators enable users to easily create videos. They are an extension of previous AI advancements — voiceovers able to mimic any individual’s voice, and image generators able to generate realistic images.

There are many variations for video generators, and papers such as Make-A-Video and video diffusion models lay out the foundations. These generators leverage image generators and…

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Michael

I am currently a backend engineer. I like to research new topics and blog about them.