On July 8, 2021, for the first time in Vietnam, Lao Dong Newspaper officially launched a television newscast using a virtual news anchor automatically produced by artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
The virtual news anchor was generated by computer with 100% simulation of mouth, facial expressions, body language and programming style of real people based on machine learning and deep learning algorithms.
For each news anchor, the system (DLO-AI) will use thousands of different samples of mouth, facial expressions, facial/body gestures to analyze and match the content, intonation, and nuances of each newscast. This is a product self-researched and developed by Lao Dong Newspaper based on the news operating system and the NDI multimedia production network of the Lao Dong Multimedia Media Center (All the NDI device in this network is come from Newtek)
Lao Dong Newspaper is one of the pioneers in Vietnam to apply science and technology to carry out digital transformation in journalism and publishing activities. With an automatic newscast production model and process based on artificial intelligence technology, the newspaper can make a series of daily periodic TV news and hot news at any time to provide information to readers.
In the coming time, in addition to perfecting the product of virtual presenter and automatic TV newscast, Lao Dong Newspaper will continue to research and apply artificial intelligence technology to other stages in the management process like manage, produce and publish news to strongly promote the digital transformation process under the model of an integrated multimedia newsroom.
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