Professional photographers don’t often turn to a smartphone to shoot video. But in the new video offering announced by Instagram today is technology that could eventually be a great addition to the toolkit.
A new video option for the photo sharing site can literally take jumpy, hand-held video and turn it into something watchable. Technology like that could someday be used to help rescue video footage that might otherwise be given up for loss because of a shaky hand.
Here’s a clip of the announcement about the new technology, taken from today’s live stream of the Instagram press event.
To watch the replay of the live streaming of the whole Facebook/Instagram event, beginning to end, go this Live Stream page.