First AI News Anchor in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Media signs deal with Sogou Inc, a Chinese Online Business company to Create English and Arabic AI news anchor
Artificial intelligence (AI) news or Robot anchor will begin presenting news in English and Arabic on Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) channels.
Incorporating algorithms and newest improvements in speech synthesis, picture detection and profound learning, the AI news anchor introduces a lifelike similarity of an expert human anchor.
Using Sogou’s technologies, textual input can be changed to corresponding lip motions, supplying users with an extremely customizable interactive encounter.
Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, and chairwoman of ADM, stated the AI news anchor will encourage ADM’s attempts to supply guided and varied content in line with the greatest international standards.
Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of Artificial Intelligence, included:“Using artificial intelligence and technological resources in the media industry is going to cause a qualitative leap forwards inside the media landscape from the UAE and the wider area”.
“The installation of the innovative technology presents us with the chance to further specify the potential of this business in a manner that benefits all members of society”
ADM and Sogou stated they’re working to research how technological innovation could be integrated across media platforms, supplying top excellent programming for audiences globally.
Together with the integration of this AI news anchor, ADM stated it will have the ability to give news broadcasts better, and possibly 24 hours per day, seven days per week, 365 days per year.Also read: Latest 10 Artificial Intelligence Trends will Play Role in Upcoming Year
He added:“Through this arrangement, Abu Dhabi Media will create this technology and introduce it to its viewers, boosting the organization’s presence and also the quality of its material, further strengthening its top position among the most prestigious media institutions in the area and the planet.”
Wang Yanfeng, general director of Voice Interaction Technology Centre of Sogou, stated:”We look forward to discussing our AI News Anchor technology using an increasingly international audience. This marks the first time Sogou’s AI News Anchor technologies has been leveraged through an international networking platform, and collectively we’re thrilled to deliver the AI News Anchor into Arabic-speaking viewers”