Exploring AI Voices: Synthetic Speech Technology

In this episode of the Business Growth Hacks podcast, hosts Andrew and John examine the fascinating world of AI voice synthesis technology. They discuss 11 Labs, a voice AI software that converts text to speech with remarkable accuracy, even mimicking the host’s voice. The conversation explores the various applications of this technology across different industries and the potential ethical considerations it raises.

Key Points:

  • 11 Labs is a voice synthesis software that can create realistic-sounding voices by converting text to speech.
  • The software requires about 3 hours of audio input to create a synthesized voice, making it useful for podcasters and content creators.
  • The hosts highlight the accessibility benefits of converting written content into audio format, particularly for visually impaired individuals.
  • They discuss the potential uses of AI-generated voices in narration, podcasting, marketing, and customer service.

Quotable Moments:

“The coolest thing about this whole episode, Andrew, is right now, is the first time you said anything.”

“I think the biggest thing and the most important thing is if you’re synthesizing someone’s voice, you need to talk to them about it. They need to know what you’re doing.”

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