Japan uses AI to regenerate voices for cancer patients

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According to statistics from an organization representing people with voice loss in Tokyo, Japan has about 20,000 to 30,000 people who have lost their voice due to cancer.

Masanori Matsuyama, head of the organization, praised CoeFont’s service and expressed hope that AI will further advance and move toward reproducing voices by reading mouth movements.

With CoeFont’s service, after the user enters a sentence of text on the smartphone, the system will automatically read aloud with the same intonation as the user.

CoeFont, a Tokyo-based company, is attracting attention with its unique service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to regenerate voices for people who lose their voices due to cancer surgery.

CoeFont’s service uses AI to learn the pitch, intonation of the voice as well as the user’s speech speed before surgery.