“Abdullah Boftain, deputy editor-in-chief for Kuwait News, told AFP news agency the move tested AI’s potential to offer ‘new and innovative content”‘”Antoinette Radford
The latest AI news presenter has debuted in Kuwait. Named “Fedha,” the AI figure was announced on Twitter by Kuwait News, associated with the Kuwait Times.
The first AI news anchors were in China, on the state news agency Xinhua, in 2018. These have since been refined and others have emerged in Thailand, Russia, and the UAE. Among others, Rueters has also exprimebnted with a “digital twin” AI-generated sportscaster.
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Kuwait news outlet unveils AI-generated presenter Fedha
BBC NEWS | April 11, 2023 | by Antoinette Radford