In November 2016 Adobe introduced Vocal, an audio editing and generating software. It has been dubbed the Photoshop of voice because, as input, the programme takes 20 minutes of the desired target speech and generates sound-alike voice with even phonemes that were not present in the example material. The announcement was followed by a wave of concern regarding the ethical dilemmas brought up by it’s potential misuse.
Will we be able to trust someone word?
This segment was produced at The University of the Underground for the podcast 13 Steps Below.
Episode 1 HERE
Episode 2 HERE
Episode 3 HERE