Seems like journalism has reinvented itself as it is no more about just Human intelligence and wit; the TV news industry in China has revolutionized with the world's first Artificial Intelligence TV news anchor that looks like a male human anchor with
China’s Xinhua news agency in collaboration with Chinese search Engine Company Sogou has discovered its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) news anchor. This AI TV news anchor is capable of reading news in
This innovative design of two AI TV news anchors was unveiled at the fifth World Internet Conference in China’s Zhejiang province. These anchors can read in English as well as Mandarin.
As per the reports from South China Morning Post and Xinhua, this new innovation will reduce the cost of daily TV news report as the AI TV anchors are available to work 24 hours a day. The AI TV anchor can quickly generate breaking news and this shall also improve efficiency.
The AI TV anchors are programmed in such a way that they harness the AI technology to combine images and voices of human anchors to deliver news with “the same effect” as human anchors.
The machine learning (ML) programme is capable of generating lip movements, facial expressions etc that resemble
According to a report by South China Morning Post Xinhua said the accomplishment was a “breakthrough in the field of global AI synthesis”, revolutionizing the synthesis of real-time audio and video with AI-created anchors in the news field. Search engine Sogou, which also does research and development in AI, is providing the underlying technology for the project.”
It is almost impossible to discriminate between a real news anchor and an AI TV news anchor. The Chinese AI anchor has life-like expressions and delivery.
Xinhua News Agency has stated that it is going to employ AI anchors as part of its reporting team.
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