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Good Morning from the Promptbox Team!

Expect a pull back today, which may open the chance for some small DCA’s. I’m looking at Celestia ($TIA)

On the AI front, we’re branching out and offering custom-built GPT agents on your own custom data so if you’d like to discuss drop me an email at [email protected]

It’s Thursday. Let’s get it.


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November 16, 2023

At the Microsoft Ignite 2023 event, Microsoft unveiled an unexpected but innovative tool: Azure AI Speech text to speech avatar.

This feature allows the creation of photorealistic avatars capable of speaking scripted lines, a development with significant implications for video production and AI ethics.

Key Points:

  • Innovative Avatar Creation: Azure AI Speech text to speech avatar enables users to create and animate avatars by uploading images and scripts.

  • Multiple Applications: The tool is designed for creating training videos, customer testimonials, and more, with potential for chatbot and virtual assistant use.

  • Language and AI Integration: Avatars can speak in various languages and interact with AI models like OpenAI's GPT-3.5 for dynamic responses.

  • Ethical Considerations: Microsoft acknowledges the potential for misuse and has restricted access to custom avatars to mitigate risks.

  • Actors' Rights Concerns: The tool raises ethical questions about the use of actors' likenesses without proper compensation or notification.

  • Related Personal Voice Tool: Microsoft's personal voice feature can replicate a user's voice from a one-minute speech sample, intended for creating personalized voice assistants and content dubbing.

  • Strict Usage Guidelines: Users must provide explicit consent, and the tool is restricted to specific applications, with limitations on publishing and sharing the output.

With text to speech avatar, users can more efficiently create video... simply with text input.

Microsoft Press Release

Microsoft's foray into AI-generated avatars and voices at Ignite 2023 highlights the rapid advancements in AI technology and its applications in multimedia.

While promising in terms of efficiency and versatility, these developments also bring to the forefront critical ethical considerations regarding personal likeness and consent in the digital age, underscoring the need for responsible innovation in AI..

Take a look at the full story below.

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