Non-player characters (NPCs) in games are often quite stupid. But this video from TMARTN2 shows how they’re about to get much smarter. Combining voice recognition, voice synthesis, and an AI large language model, Replica Studios’ Smart NPCs carry out real-time, non-scripted conversations. It’s early days for the tech, but it’s a glimpse into the future.
Have you been saying “pass mustard,” “for all intensive purposes,” or “wet your appetite?” You’re saying them wrong. Linguistic expert RobWords delves into these and other commonly misspoken phrases, which are often simply the result of mishearing words, much like that time we thought Kings of Leon were singing “Ohh, dyslexics on fire.”
Wearing a mask is one of the most important things we can do during the pandemic. But we never really thought about how that might impact those who rely on lip reading. Programmer Kevin Lewis came up with a solution that uses Deepgram AI to transcribe speech in real-time and display it on a wearable screen.