By Donna Lu
India has 22 official languagesHelene Rogers/Art Directors & TRIP/Alamy Stock PhotoFake videos created by artificial intelligence may eventually help us communicate with people in other languages.
Prajwal Renukanand at the International Institute of Information Technology in Hyderabad, India, and his colleagues have developed software that automatically translates a video of a person speaking in one language into another. It also matches their lip movements with the words in the translated language.
The deepfake software works by combining several different algorithms. Given a video of a person speaking, one AI recognises the words being spoken and another translates …