"What television does is rent us friends and relatives who are quite satisfactory. This is quite something, to rent artificial friends and relatives right inside the house."
At present, it is possible to alter images one at a time with a standard PC. This kind of real-time image manipulation is not yet possible.
High-end video processing can be done to colorize old black and white movies, and to improve the quality of old prints. Another version of video processing that is not yet here is found in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, in which the characters in the wall-sized TV shows would actually move their lips to say your name (if you could afford that feature).
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