Monday, March 24, 2014

MIT Eulerian Video Software Could Help Verify Real Bigfoot Videos

Scientists at MIT have developed a program that detects slight changes in individual pixels, and then magnifies the changed to where they are clearly visible to the human eye. These slight variations are so small that they are virtually invisible to humans in real time. For instance if you stare at someone, you most likely won't notice the slight changes in their face as their heart pumps blood into it, slightly swelling it and giving it a touch more color with each beat of their pulse. This software not only magnifies the color where it is visibly apparent, but can also detect and amplify the slightest movements.

So how can this be applied to bigfoot research? The EVM (Eulerian Video Magnification) software can detect the slightest of movements. Movements that go unnoticed due to our spatial vision. The movement of the eye as it constantly adjusts and focuses for instance, or the up and down drumming of our pulse going through the vein in our wrist. It can see blood pumping beneath the skin. Items that are indicative of a living, breathing creature. Items that a costume or other man-made device does not have. The easiest way to understand it is to just see it for yourself, so watch the videos below.

Let's think about the Patterson film for a moment. The most argued piece of bigfoot evidence in history. With this software we would be able to see any muscle movement in an amplified form. The amount of information that could be gained by watching the locomotion of the individual would surpass any work that has been done previously. Or what about the "Matilda" video? The "Tent video"? Any video of a supposed bigfoot creature could be looked at with this filter applied, and most likely be determined whether it was a manufactured suit or a living, breathing, blood pumping creature.

YouTube user Enki Amenra has already done a test on the Patterson film. However, I do not feel they had the best zoomed and stabilized copy of the footage possible. I'm also uncertain they were using the software properly. You can watch their video below.

This is the great part however. You do not have to be on staff at MIT to use this technology, nor do you have to spend hundreds of dollars to get a copy. MIT has offered it up for free. Anyone can use it. You can find all the information you need, along with the free software at the link below.

Another version is available online through Quanta Research Cambridge, which allows you to upload videos and then process them through the filters directly on their website. You can find that link below.

This is a major breakthrough in video technology, and will be a great asset to many different fields. I sincerely hope this generates an interest in some of the people in the bigfoot research community who could put this software to great use. In my opinion, this is a real game changer in video analysis. 

New doors have been opened.


  1. Or for $49.95 you can buy a program from Focus Magic, that does the exact same thing.

    1. MIT has offered it up for free...

  2. I cant figure out how to get this "software" installed, anyone else having trouble?

  3. This is completely fascinating. Thank you for this informative blog post. I hope the technology is refined and people trained in it can put it to good use, medically first and foremost of course, but yes also to find Sasquatch fakes from real videos.
    Unfortunately people will always dispute any results if it goes against their belief of Bigfoot reality, but at least this could be a step in the right direction to actually set a scientific norm in this.

  4. I am YouTube user Enki_Amenra. I'll give a little insight about the method used in the video.

    As most of you who are reading this already know, the Eulerian Filter is a cutting edge algorithm used to detect minute changes on the surface of a recorded subject. It has numerous applications and I fully expect to see it used extensively in research similar to that of the Bigfoot film.

    When I created this video, I wanted to produce the most definitive results possible, that's why I selected this particular copy. The slow motion & rewind are the key areas of the film, as-well-as the facial exposure.

    I adjusted various settings of the Eulerian algorithm, but none of the manipulation produced extremely exaggerated results. What you see in the video is the most detailed results I could get at the time.

    If you notice the body, it appears as if it does indeed move with the underlying skeletal-muscular frame. This could be evidence of authenticity - or it could indicate a very intricate suit.

    It appears as if there are some very real quantitative changes taking place in the facial area. This could also be evidence of authenticity or it could also indicate a very complex mask.