First female robot host appears in Chinese media

Jakarta: National press agency Xinhua China is using robotic news anchors, capable of human facial expressions and gestures, to read news about delegates attending the annual parliamentary meeting arriving in Beijing.

A robot with artificial intelligence (AI) technology named Xin Xiaomeng appears with short hair and wearing a pink blouse and earrings in the one-minute video shown.

Xin Xiaomeng was created to look like a human news anchor Xinhua named Qu Meng, and developed by a technology and Xinhua company called Sougou Inc. Xinhua featured two AI news anchors dressed as men last November.
These two news anchors powered by artificial intelligence were exhibited at the World Internet Conference in the Chinese city of Wuzhen. Currently, China is intensively developing and using AI capabilities, including in safety monitoring tools and driverless cars.

A number of countries are also developing AI technology, including Indonesia. One of them was seen when Bukalapak announced the opening of a technology development center. cloud and AI (artificial intelligence) which was initiated in collaboration with the Bandung Institute of Technology campus.

AI developers are closely linked to the Industrial Revolution 4.0 in Indonesia. Bukalapak believes that AI technology will greatly facilitate the operations of Indonesian businesses and industries in the future.

Apart from this, the development of this technology also has the support of global technology companies including Qualcomm. Among its new series of products announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Qualcomm also introduced the artificial intelligence (AI) engine.

Qualcomm’s all-new Qualcomm AI Engine consists of a number of hardware and software components, intended to provide a faster experience using the Snapdragon mobile platform with AI compatibility.

Apart from this, the Qualcomm AI Engine also supports a number of chipset AI processing capabilities linked to Qualcomm using methods ondevices. A number chipset These are the Snapdragon 845, 835, 820 and 660.

The rapid development of AI technology has also encouraged Canada and France to ensure that the development process is also accompanied by ethical and moral studies related to the technology.

In December 2018, these two countries announced their intention to create an International Panel on Artificial Intelligence (IPAI).

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the IPAI was platforms discuss and address issues related to the responsible adoption of AI with humans focusing on human rights, inclusion, diversity, innovation and economic growth.

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