The Linux Foundation is collaborating with firms such as Microsoft, Target, and Veritone to launch the Open Voice Network, a project designed to “prioritize trust and standards” in voice-focused technology.
The network was created as a “proactive response to combating deep fakes in AI-based voice technology,” says Mike Dolan, Senior VP at the Linux Foundation.
“Voice is expected to be a primary interface to the digital world, connecting users to billions of sites, smart environments and AI bots. It is already increasingly being used beyond smart speakers to include applications in automobiles, smartphones and home electronics devices of all types. Key to enabling enterprise adoption of these capabilities and consumer comfort and familiarity is the implementation of open standards,” Dolan said.
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