San Francisco, June 20 – A radio station within the US has made historical past by turning into the primary on this planet to characteristic a full-time DJ powered by synthetic intelligence (AI).
US-based Alpha Media’s KBFF Dwell 95.5 FM has used Futuri Media’s RadioGPT software program to create an AI/artificial model of their noon host, Ashley Elzinga, for the noon present, reviews Fox Enterprise.
“Radio GPT permits us to showcase our content material creators in additional situations, with extra frequency, and curate extra well timed, topical, and sturdy data for Alpha audiences and purchasers than beforehand doable,” Alpha Media EVP of Content material Phil Becker was quoted as saying.
He mentioned AI will enable the radio station “to be extra agile than ever”.
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Final week, the radio station posted a Tweet of Elzinga sharing the brand new AI host along with her listeners.
Within the video, the host’s feedback will be heard being performed again by the AI as if it had been a straight recording.
“I suppose I’ve the day without work,” Elzinga jokes.
One other video confirmed AI Ashley informing a caller that they’ve received tickets to a Taylor Swift live performance. The AI voice sounds uncannily just like the host it’s modelled after, coming throughout as conversational and relaxed.
The station insists that it’ll not change the true Ashley, which alleviates a few of the issues of many native DJs, and that Elzinga will proceed to obtain her common pay, the report mentioned.
In the meantime, music streaming platform Spotify has rolled out its AI characteristic referred to as “DJ” for premium prospects within the UK and Eire.
This characteristic was first made accessible to premium subscribers within the US and Canada in February.