There is a lot of talk about AI. Good things have been said, and the fear that AI is out to replace every job still continues to rage on. Being informed about AI matters so that you can know its limits, its usefulness, and its capabilities.
Yes, it’s true that AI is capable of some impressive things. Part of this article got a boost from AI’s research capabilities. And it has not been long before creators have seen the opportunity for AI to enter the oldest broadcasting format, Radio.
Futuri Media has launched the world’s first AI-powered radio platform. It’s going to be live and local. Aptly named, RadioGPT, the new project uses GPT-4, one of the most advanced language models in the world to create radio shows on demand. You can choose from a variety of genres and topics, and RadioGPT will generate a script and a voice for your show in seconds.
Whether you want to hear the latest news, enjoy some music, laugh at some comedy, or learn something new, RadioGPT has you covered.
How does RadioGPT work?
It's simple. You just enter some keywords or a sentence to describe what kind of show you want to listen to, and RadioGPT will use the massive GPT-4 neural network along with their localized social content system to generate a coherent and engaging script for your show.
Then, it will use a text-to-speech system to convert the script into a natural and expressive voice. You can also customize the voice by choosing the gender, accent, tone, and speed.
It’s similarly possible to train AI voice to sound just like own voice or on-air talent. RadioGPT can incorporate background music and sound effects to create more realistic shows or voiceovers. RadioGPT works in over eight languages including Hindi, Polish, and Portuguese.
Here are 11 things you should know about RadioGPT:
- It uses GPT-3 technology to generate scripts for on-air use based on the topics that are trending in your market, as identified by TopicPulse AI.
- It can talk about the songs or artists on your station by seeing what's in your music log.
- RadioGPT can post on your social media platforms during its show and talk about what's coming up.
- It can tease and pre-promote content going into breaks to keep your audience hooked.
- It can provide localized news, weather, and traffic reports using RadioGPT hosts.
- The AI radio host can see how many people are listening through Futuri Streaming and say hello to certain locations.
- It can take Open Mic audio from listeners using Futuri Mobile and incorporate their feedback into the show.
- It can conduct interviews with notable guests and experts using AI voices.
- RadioGPT can give away prizes, tickets, and exclusive experiences to listeners through on-air contests using Futuri Mobile's Flash Contesting.
- It can create unique and entertaining breaks that match your format and audience preferences.
The AI host can use multiple AI voices in the same show to create a dynamic and diverse sound. What kind of shows can RadioGPT produce? The possibilities are endless. Here are some examples of RadioGPT shows and their topics:
- News: Get the latest updates on world events, politics, sports, entertainment, and more. The broadcast solution will summarize the most important and interesting news stories for you in a concise and informative way.
- Music: Listen to your favorite songs or discover new ones. RadioGPT will play songs from various genres and artists, and also give you some background information and trivia about them.
- Comedy: Laugh out loud with RadioGPT's hilarious jokes and sketches. Listeners will get a hint of current affairs, celebrities, pop culture, and anything else that comes to its mind.
- Education: Learn something new with RadioGPT's educational shows. RadioGPT will teach you about various topics, such as history, science, art, literature, and more. RadioGPT will explain the concepts in a simple and engaging way and also quiz you on what you learned.
- And many more: You can also request other types of shows, such as interviews, podcasts, stories, games, etc. The AI will try its best to generate a show that matches your request.
Benefits and challenges of using RadioGPT for radio broadcasting
There are many advantages of using RadioGPT for creating radio shows. For example:
- Saves time and money: You don't need to hire professional writers, actors, or producers to create your show. You just need to input your request and let RadioGPT do the rest.
- Variety and creativity: You can create any kind of show you want with RadioGPT. You can also experiment with different genres, topics, voices, and styles. You can even mix and match different elements to create unique and original shows.
- Attracts and engages listeners: You can offer your listeners a personalized and interactive experience with RadioGPT. You can let them choose what kind of show they want to listen to, or even let them participate in the show by asking questions or giving feedback.
However, there are also some challenges and limitations to using RadioGPT for radio broadcasting. For example:
1) AI’s are not entirely accurate or reliable: RadioGPT is not perfect. It may generate some errors or inconsistencies in its script or voice. It may also produce some content that is inappropriate or offensive. You need to review and edit the output before broadcasting it. 2) Can lose originality or authenticity: RadioGPT is based on existing data and content from the internet. It may not be able to generate something that is truly novel or unique. It may also lack the human touch and emotion that real radio hosts have. 3) Using AI can raise ethical and legal issues: Being that RadioGPT is a powerful tool that can influence people's opinions and behaviors, you need to be careful about how you use it and what kind of message you send with it. You also need to respect the intellectual property rights of the sources that RadioGPT uses. How can you start using AI to enhance your online radio shows? If you are interested in using RadioGPT for your online radio shows, you can visit their website at https://futurimedia.com/radiogpt/ and sign up for a free trial. You can also join their community of users and creators who share their tips and feedback on how to use RadioGPT effectively.
So, Bye Bye Radio Hosts, and Welcome AI
Well, not quite fast. AI is not here to replace you but to support you and enhance your creativity. It’s going to be a powerful arsenal for hobbyists without the budget or resources to hire extra help or even enough time to run a well-coordinated team. You can give AI a chance and see how it can optimize your online radio shows. You might be surprised by the results!