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Weekly Digest: Voice Cloning For Celebrities and Virtual Assistant For Zoom
Veritone launches AI-powered platform to let celebrities and influencers clone their voice
US company Veritone has launched a new platform called Marvel.AI that will help media figures and others create deepfake clones of their voice to license as they choose. According to the company, “with Marvel.AI, anyone can create a realistic copy of their voice and deploy it as they see fit.” Moreover, “the platform will even be able to resurrect the voices of the dead, using archive recordings to train AI models.” Via The Verge.
Cerence partners with smart glasses company for motorcycle voice assistant
Cerence has announced its partnership with tooz technologies to integrate its audio and visual assistant into the tooz Smart Glasses. With the tooz Smart Glasses, Cerence will be able to provide its virtual assistant with visual and voice-based interactions, “adapted for the limitations and safety requirements of a motorcycle.” Via Voicebot.ai.
Otter launches virtual assistant for Zoom meetings
Otter.ai, an AI-powered transcription company introduced Otter Assistant, a new tool available to Otter.ai Business users, designed to make Zoom meetings more productive. The new virtual assistant will automatically join scheduled Zoom meetings on a user’s behalf to record, take notes, and share those notes with other participants. Via Computer World.
Snapchat introduces new Spectacles AR glasses
Snapchat announced a new version of its Spectacles smart glasses powered with augmented reality, this will allow users to see digital objects in the real world. Users will also be able to control the device with voice commands after they say “Hey Snapchat.”The Spectacles are equipped with 30 minutes of battery life and come with two cameras, four microphones, as well as a touchpad, and buttons for controls. Via CNBC.