Creepy AI Can Mimic Your Voice Within One Minute

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The Chinese answer to Google can now clone your voice using AI after hearing you talk for just one minute.

Baidu, who created this creepy technology, says it could also be used to create personalized digital assistants and automatic speech translation services.

Deep Voice learns which sounds go with a text as well as the quirks of how someone communicates, creating you a robot-self indistinguishable from how you really talk.

Although this voice-copying technology might be amusing it also has serious implications, as users can essentially poach part of someone else’s identity. 

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The Chinese answer to Google can now clone your voice using AI after hearing you talk for just one minute. Baidu, who created this creepy technology, says it could also be used to create personalised digital assistants and automatic speech translation services (stock image)

Researchers from the Beijing-based technology firm trained its text-to-speech synthesis system on more than 800 hours of audio, taken from around 2,400 different speakers.

To work at its best, Deep Voice requires 100 five-second sections of sound but it can trick a voice recognition system 95 per cent of the time with just ten five-second samples.

The technology could duplicate the voices of people who have lost the ability to use their voice, developers say.

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