China creates world’s first AI news anchor which looks terrifyingly real

Xinhua, China’s official state-run press agency, and Sogou, a Chinese search engine, has released what they claim to be the world’s first AI news anchor.

Two news anchors have been created, one for the Chinese-speaking audience and another for the English-speaking audience.

They released a chilling example of their new “news anchors” which looks surprisingly human as both have been modelled after an actual person from the company.

The news anchors have been put through

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