An amazing new technology for resizing images without distortion of important features is presented in a video at TechCrunch.com. By calculating low energy regions in a photo, pixels can be added or removed in those regions without distorting key features of a photo as it is resized. Brilliant!
Now think about how this technology could be deployed disruptively. As an image processing program, incumbents will be motivated to respond head-on. That's their business and expertise. But what about subtle applications in other areas, such as enhancing the display of Google Ads, improving the display of graphics on signs or VR displays, or providing dynamic displays on electric paper? What business models would allow this technology to provide a disruptive competitive advantage? Food for thought. Correct answers will be given in four or five years.