The Generated Anchor: Startup Channel 1 to premiere news produced by AI

The Generated Anchor: Startup Channel 1 to premiere news produced by AI

Exclusive: The anchor is in the studio talking directly to the camera and then cuts to the news segment where the words coming from a French speaking man come out of his mouth in English. It’s one element of an AI-generated news program announced later today by startup Channel 1, which is set to run …

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Tom Cruise’s artificial intelligence joins the barrage of fake news targeting the Olympics

Tom Cruise's artificial intelligence joins the barrage of fake news targeting the Olympics

In a dramatic voiceover interspersed with footage of International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, Hollywood actor Tom Cruise warns that corrupt officials are slowly and painfully destroying the Olympic sports that have existed for thousands of years. The bizarre revelation comes as part of an alleged four-part Netflix documentary series called Olympics Has Fallen, which …

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Disabled musicians embrace virtual reality – BBC News

Disabled musicians embrace virtual reality - BBC News

By Niall McCracken BBC News NI 3 hours ago To view this content, please enable JavaScript or try a different browser video title, A new project helps disabled musicians play special virtual instruments “I used to play an instrument all the time and then I thought it was over for me, but it was really …

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NYU is developing 3D video streaming technology with the help of its dance department

NYU is developing 3D video streaming technology with the help of its dance department

NYU is launching a project to stimulate the development of immersive 3D video for dance education and perhaps other fields. The commitment, supported by a four-year $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, will work to make Point-Cloud Video (PCV) technology viable for streaming. A point cloud is a collection of data points in …

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Fast fashion giant Shane buys Missguided brand – BBC News

Fast fashion giant Shane buys Missguided brand - BBC News

By Dearbail Jordan Business Correspondent, BBC News October 30, 2023, 07:28 GMT Updated 23 minutes ago image source, Getty Images Chinese clothing giant Shen is buying the Missguided brand from Frasers Group, just over a year after rescuing the British company from the business. Fraser announced that she would sell the Missguided intellectual property and …

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Weekly Poll: How old is your phone? – GSMArena.com news

Weekly Poll: How old is your phone?  - GSMArena.com news

October 29, 2023 Fairphone has promised 8 years (probably up to 10) of support for its new Fairphone 5. Google has made Android longevity mainstream with the new Pixel 8 series, which is supported for 7 years, including software updates and availability for spare parts. Parts. But it begs the question, does anyone really use …

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Pokemon Go creator plans to attract more fans – BBC News

Pokemon Go creator plans to attract more fans - BBC News

By Andrew Rogers BBC Newsbeat 1 hour ago image title, Pokemon Go developer Niantic hopes the new features will bring people back to the game For decades, Pokemon fans have been on a mission to “catch ’em all.” Crazes have followed these cute creatures since they first launched on Nintendo’s Game Boy in 1996 – …

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Music’s Deep Dive: The Emotional Elixir We’ve Overlooked Neuroscience News

Music's Deep Dive: The Emotional Elixir We've Overlooked Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers have found that intense focus on music produces powerful emotional responses with therapeutic benefits. This study looked at participants in the Listen Up experience by Project Indigo. Participants listened to music in a dimly lit studio, which elicited a range of emotional responses. This deep musical immersion was not just pure enjoyment. They …

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VR news of the week: SteamVR 2.0, Quest 3’s hidden tricks, and Steph Curry on XR

Official screenshot of SteamVR 2.0

VR news of the week As part of a weekly series, Android Central Senior Editors Michael Hicks and Nick Satrich are rounding up all the hardware news, game announcements, leaks, and cool updates related to the Meta Quest 3, Oculus Quest 2, and other VR headsets. It’s an interesting time covering virtual and mixed reality …

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