9:30PM Thursday 8 November
Because it was only a matter of time until someone did it, this is a video demonstration of "an artificial intelligence virtual news anchor" created by the state-run Chinese news agency Xinhua to read the news. Read More »
164 Days Ago Xinhua, China’s state-run press agency, has created two virtual “composite anchors” that use artificial intelligence to read the news, the South China Morning Post reports. The two virtual anchors, one for the Chinese language and one for the English language, combine the images and voices of real human anchors with artificial intelligence.
163 Days Ago The state-run press agency in China, Xinhua, will now deliver news using "AI anchors" made of digital composites that use synthesized voices to "read" the news.
163 Days Ago China's state-run news agency Xinhua has unveiled the latest additions to its team of reporters -- two AI anchors. The two anchors, one that speaks in English and another in Chinese, have the likeness of some of Xinhua's human anchors, but their voic...
159 Days Ago Xinhua, China's state-run news agency, has debuted two news readers that use artificial intelligence to look and sound like the broadcaster's real anchors. They look uncanny and sound robotic, but the system is still under development.
163 Days Ago A Chinese news agency debuted a news anchor powered by artificial intelligence at the World Internet Conference yesterday.
163 Days Ago Don’t adjust your TV set, that’s just a new computer-generated news anchor working out the bugs. Xinhua, a Chinese state-run media company, and Sogou, a Beijing-based search engine debuted a pair of AI news anchors this week at the World Internet Conference.
163 Days Ago China's state news agency introduced a virtual newsreader. The voices, lip movements, and expressions of real news presenters are used to synthesize the virtual readers. The agency says virtual readers will cut production costs.