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Artificially intelligent speech generator can fake anyone’s voice

In an effort to inject some life in the automated voices that come out of our apps, AI startup Lyrebird has developed a voice-imitation algorithm that can mimic any person’s voice, and read any text with a predefined emotion or intonation. Incredibly, it can do this after analyzing just a few dozen seconds of pre-recorded audio. In an effort to promote its new tool, Lyrebird produced several audio samples using the voices of Barack Obama, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton.

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