Omar Oakes
Apr 9, 2019

Did you know David Beckham speaks nine languages?

Actually, he doesn't. But 'deepfake' voice tech makes it look like he does in this anti-malaria campaign by R/GA London.

David Beckham delivers an appeal to end malaria in nine languages in a new global campaign using controversial deepfake voice technology. 

A 55-second spot by charity Malaria No More uses video synthesis technology to make Beckham appear multilingual. His speech begins in English, then transitions to eight other languages with convincing dubbing. The viewer hears the voices of real men and women from around the world, including malaria survivors and doctors fighting the disease,...

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