fully automated news bulletin

Arnoud van den Heuvel
October 25th 2006

automated news

News at Seven is a set of preferences for what a newsreport should be about. Using keywords entered by the user, the program selects news site RSS feeds and specific stories to focus on. The stories are edited for length and changed to make them more colloquial and suited to speech. News at Seven uses images and videos on sites like YouTube and Google Video. Further the software looks for words and phrases indicative of emotional impact. Finally a script is generated from the collated matereial. Text-to-speech software then lets animated characters take on the role of news anchors, with pictures and videos shown on a screen behind them. But news may also be read out like this.
found at: infolab.northwestern.edu | newscientisttech.com

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