Long Lost Ancestors Come Alive Through Photo Animation Technology

March 7, 2021

A new app from online genealogy platform MyHeritage is bringing photos of departed ancestors back to life. “Deep Nostalgia” allows people to submit old family photos and animates them with smiles, eye movements and head turns. “What it does, is it gives you this connection with your ancestor — with those people in the images you see in front of you — in a way that is magical,” MyHeritage PR and social media director Rafi Mendelsohn told Inside Edition. Some of our reporters gave it a try.

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