And now for something completely different: Chinese robot news readers
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
By Cate Cadell
WUZHEN, China, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Chinese news readers may
have some new competition - artificially intelligent robot
anchors that can mimic human facial expressions and mannerisms
while reading out reports.
The AI anchor, developed by state news agency Xinhua and
tech firm Sogou Inc, was on display at the World
Internet Conference in the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen,
drawing in curious passers-by.
The anchor, modelled on real-life Chines ...