China’s Xinhua news agency unveils world’s first AI anchor

Watch: China’s state-run news agency has unveiled the world’s first AI anchors

Human news anchors don’t have to worry just yet though. They’re still a work in progress.

The 'world's first' A.I. news anchor has gone live in China

"English AI Anchor" debuted at the World Internet Conference in the country's eastern Zhejiang Province. Modeled on the agency's Zhang Zhao presenter, the new anchor learns from live videos and is able to work 24 hours a day, reporting via social media and on the Xinhua website. "'He' learns from live broadcasting videos by himself and can read texts as naturally as a professional news anchor," the company said in an online statement.

China created what it claims is the first AI news anchor — watch it in action here

China’s state-run press agency Xinhua has unveiled what it claims are the world’s first AI-generated news anchors.

China has developed a virtual anchor to deliver the news

News anchors, beware. The robots are coming for your jobs, too.

World's First AI News Presenters Unveiled In China. Watch Video

Xinhua, China's state-run press agency, recently unveiled virtual newsreaders that combine the images and voices of human anchors with artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

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China gets its AI anchor. Now you can strike off even anchoring as a career

China's state run press agency, Xinhua launched its first artificial intelligence (AI) anchors based on the model of Xinhua's two anchors for English and Chinese platforms.

Chinese news agency gets a virtual news anchor powered by artificial intelligence- Technology News, Firstpost

So as long as the text input is fed, the AI anchor can pretty much be on camera for 24 hours if required

Watch: World’s first English-speaking artificial intelligence anchor makes debut in China

My voice and appearance are modelled on Zhang Zhao, a real anchor with Xinhua, said the AI robot.

'I will work tirelessly': China unveils artificial intelligence news anchors

China's state-run Xinhua news agency releases footage of its newest stars: virtual news presenters, which use artificial intelligence to copy human voices and facial expressions.

Both impressively realistic and yet unsettlingly soulless.

China unveils AI news presenter

The state news agency Xinhua says the nameless presenter will help reduce news production costs.

Xinhua News Agency debuts AI anchors in partnership with search engine Sogou

AI anchors have the ability to work 24 hours a day provided human editors keep inputting text into the system

Xinhua's first English AI anchor makes debut Xinhua's first English AI anchor makes debut

Xinhua's first English AI anchor makes debut at the World Internet Conference that opens in Wuzhen, China Wednesday. Follow us on: YouTube: https://www.youtu...