New lip-sync tech generates scary-accurate video using audio clips


I’m not saying you should be afraid of the future, but… okay, that’s exactly what I’m saying. A group of researchers from the University of Washington has developed a method to take an audio clip of someone speaking and generate a frighteningly realistic lip-synced video with it. I’m afraid, very afraid. And you might be too, once you hit the play button on the demo video featuring former US President Barack Obama below: Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman, an assistant professor at the university’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering explains how this tech might come in handy: Realistic audio-to-video…

This story continues at The Next Web

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s