It was revealed that Microsoft is working on a technology to develop a virtual clone of a deceased person
As in science fiction movies it was revealed that to revive to dead people and to be able to talk with them. Microsoft patents a chatbot that will allow you to converse with people who are no longer in this world.
According to some media, the company founded by Bill Gates registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office a technology in order to develop a virtual clone of a deceased person.
How would the Microsoft chatbot work?
As in the chapter of the first episode of season two of Black Mirror “Be Right Back”. The idea is that people can talk to people who have passed away.
On this occasion the patent of Microsoft talks about “rebuilding people digitally, as well as creating a chatbot.”
According to the first reports to carry out the virtual clone Videos, photos, personal data and content that has been published on social networks will be used.
“You would have access to the social data (images, voice records, publications on social networks, electronic messages, letters by hand, etc.) of the specific person. This social data could be used to create or modify a special index of the theme of that person’s personality “
In this way the artificial intelligence You will be able to build your personality and be able to reproduce the exact way in which the deceased person speaks.
“In some aspects, a tone of voice of a specific person could be generated using recordings and audio information related to this person”
In this sense the chatbot I could reconstruct things as detailed as gestures and even expressions that the person would actually say.
It is even revealed that a 2D or 3D model of someone could be made using images, detailed information (depht information) or videos associated with that person.
“The specific person could respond to a past or present entity (or a version of it). Like a friend, a relative, an acquaintance, some celebrity, a fictional character, a historical figure or some random entity “
The media reveal that the patent details that with the help of several technologies the virtual clone could be built. Which would be able to speak like a human being and a conversation could be held in a coherent way.