Chinese news agency introduces AI news anchor

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  1. Sankari

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    To be fair, he's got more personality than most of the muppets you'll see on Australian commercial news channels.
     
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    Agg Lord of the Pings

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    More info here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-09/china-artificial-intelligence-news-anchors-revealed/10480730

    The pair of suit-wearing, male AI news anchors — one speaking Chinese and the other speaking English — made their debut at the World Internet Conference in east China's Zhejiang province.

    I don't really watch broadcast TV and actively avoid general news, but from what I do see the talking heads are almost deliberately trying to be personality-free, so it shouldn't be too hard to simulate them. :)
     
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    Is this a robot?
     
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    Agg Lord of the Pings

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    I think it's CGI rather than a physical robot.
     
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    Wow we are in trouble
     
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    I haven't seen lip syncing that good since s.t.a.l.k.e.r. Shadow of Chernobyl.

    Just the thing state controlled media needs!
     
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    Ron Burgundy predicted this, we should have known.
     
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    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    Now if we can just find a way to replace the Karl Stefanovics of the world on morning shows....
     
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    blind freddy saw this coming.

    very impressive tech, he's basically a very high tech version of EA's ME:A characters.
     

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