Pixel Visual Core Stories August 24

The camera on Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is amazing. Part of what makes it so good is Google’s HDR+ mode. Thanks to the Pixel Visual Core, that handy trick can be extended to other apps, and now one of our favorite camera apps is picking up public support…

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Pixel Visual Core Stories August 1

Pixel Visual Core support arrives for Moment Pro Camera app in beta on Pixel 2 devices [Update]

One of the best parts of using Google’s Pixel 2 is the camera, and what makes it even better is the Pixel Visual Core which some third-party apps can take advantage of. Now, the Moment Pro Camera app is adding support…

Pixel Visual Core Stories July 13

As Google doubles downs on consumer hardware with the Pixel and Home, in-house chip development becomes increasingly important in order to own the entire stack and create an optimized experience. Those efforts might’ve taken a blow recently as Facebook poached an important Googler working on chips.

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Pixel Visual Core Stories February 26

Google updating the Pixel 2’s Visual Core algorithms through the Play Store

Earlier this month, Google enabled the Pixel Visual Core for HDR+ on third-party imaging apps like Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp. Today, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices are getting an update to the “Pixel Visual Core Service.”

Pixel Visual Core Stories February 5

Among other features and fixes, Android 8.1 in December opened up the Pixel Visual Core on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Today, Google is enabling its image processing chip for third-party photos apps, starting with Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp.

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Pixel Visual Core Stories November 1, 2017

The camera on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is the best in the business, and it’s just going to get better thanks to a trick Google had hidden from public view — a fully custom chipset that improves HDR+ functionality. That was supposed to be enabled in Android 8.1, but it seems that’s been pushed back to the second developer preview.

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